Sun 20 Apr 2014
17:27 MDT

Edmonton Weather

Mostly Cloudy
Condition: Mostly Cloudy
Temperature: 12.2°C
Pressure: 101.7 kPa rising
Visibility: 24.1 km
Humidity: 39 %
Dewpoint: -1.3°C
Wind: NNW 16 km/h
Air Quality Health Index: N/A
Observed at: Edmonton Int'l Airport 5:00 PM MDT Sunday 20 April 2014
Courtesy of Environment Canada

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Aurora Forecast
Written by Andy Kale   

This website provides a real-time monitor of geomagnetic activity in the Edmonton area and offers a free email alert service to let you know if there may be aurora visible tonight.  The current probability of witnessing an aurora tonight is:

Chance of Aurora tonight 45 46%

Current geomagnetic activity plots for the Edmonton region (and similar magnetic latitudes).  Yesterdays information can be seen on the left, todays on the right. (Click on the image to enlarge).

Yesterdays magnetic activity
Todays magnetic activity
Exciting skies!
Written by Andy Kale   

We've been sent some great pictures from the recent auroral activity. The recent solar maximum has turned our to be one of the weakest in 100 years, however we were still treated to a great show this weekend. Thanks to Heff Doiron, Brad Russell, Sandra Hoffmann, John Andersen, Sarah Morse, Theresa Tanner, Marko Woite, Evelyn Lo and John Serewko.

Recent March Aurora
Written by Andy Kale   

We've been sent some great pictures of a recent events from 10 Mar and 13 Mar 2014. Thanks to Heff Doiron, John Andersen and Brett Abernethy.

Aurora from Feb 28, 2014
Written by Andy Kale   

Another little event popped up on 28 Feb. with people out and about, braving the cold and dark. Thanks to Ryan Ranido, Jacob Ang and Mathew Stewart.

Recent event *UPDATED *
Written by Andy Kale   

Things got quite busy recently! We had a great couple of days of activity (remember, if we have a strong red alert on one day, we sometimes stand a chance of the disturbance carrying on for another day). Big thanks go to the following for capturing and sharing this great event: Mary Ann Janzen, Diana Picek, Zoltan Kenwell, Emilio Carballido, John Watkinson, Lochlann Magennis, Ori Kutay, Ross Morley, Paul Zizka, Nic Sharkey, Jordan Kreuger, Ajay Pawar, Anna Basa, John Andersen, Mayara Magalhaes Souza, Andrew Caitens, Bonnie Herschmiller, Theresa Tanner, Stephen Thompson, Cameron Mueller, Leonard Bevaart, Darcy Conn, Ryan Ranido, Phuwadet Pasarj, William Vavrek, Zack Splaine, Mathew Stewart and Heather Burton.

Aurora again!!! Images from Feb 7/8 event.
Written by Andy Kale   

After seemly a very long tie we were finally treated to some exciting auroral activity. Even though it was only a yellow alert several (eager?) people were out and about ready to capture the great event. Thanks go to Matt Melnyk, Zoltan Kenwell, Theresa Tanner and Steven Efondo