- Press Release
- September 25, 2022
Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast 8 September 2020
Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast
SDF Number 252 Issued at 2200Z on 08 Sep 2020
IA. Analysis of Solar Active Regions and Activity from 07/2100Z to 08/2100Z: Solar activity has been at very low levels for the past 24 hours. There are currently 0 numbered sunspot regions on the disk.
IB. Solar Activity Forecast: Solar activity is expected to be very low on days one, two, and three (09 Sep, 10 Sep, 11 Sep).
IIA. Geophysical Activity Summary 07/2100Z to 08/2100Z: The geomagnetic field has been at quiet levels for the past 24 hours. Solar wind speed reached a peak of 346 km/s at 07/2245Z. Total IMF reached 5 nT at 07/2116Z. The maximum southward component of Bz reached -3 nT at 08/1414Z. Electrons greater than 2 MeV at geosynchronous orbit reached a peak level of 9181 pfu.
IIB. Geophysical Activity Forecast: The geomagnetic field is expected to be at quiet levels on days one, two, and three (09 Sep, 10 Sep, 11 Sep).
III. Event probabilities 09 Sep-11 Sep
Class M 01/01/01
Class X 01/01/01
IV. Penticton 10.7 cm Flux
Observed 08 Sep 070
Predicted 09 Sep-11 Sep 070/070/070
90 Day Mean 08 Sep 070
V. Geomagnetic A Indices
Observed Afr/Ap 07 Sep 005/004
Estimated Afr/Ap 08 Sep 004/005
Predicted Afr/Ap 09 Sep-11 Sep 006/005-006/005-006/005
VI. Geomagnetic Activity Probabilities 09 Sep-11 Sep
A. Middle Latitudes
Minor Storm 05/05/05
Major-severe storm 01/01/01
B. High Latitudes
Minor Storm 20/20/20
Major-severe storm 20/20/20