Tue 20 Mar 2018 03:51 MDT

Edmonton Weather

Mostly Cloudy
Condition: Mostly Cloudy
Temperature: -4.3°C
Pressure: 101.4 kPa falling
Visibility: 19.3 km
Humidity: 88 %
Wind Chill: -6
Dewpoint: -5.9°C
Wind: SW 3 km/h
Air Quality Health Index: N/A
Observed at: Edmonton Int'l Airport 03:00 AM MDT Tuesday 20 March 2018
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 (though larger activity can be seen Alberta-wide). Join over 64,000 people using our free email alert service to know if there may be aurora visible tonight.  The current probability of witnessing an aurora tonight is:

Chance of Aurora tonight 15 17%

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).

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October 2017
Written by Andy Kale   

October images that have been shared with us! Thanks go to John Andersen, and David Moug.

September 2017 (Updated)
Written by Andy Kale   

September was quite the stunner in terms of Aurora. Beautiful images exquisitely captured. Thanks go to Matt Melnyk, Graeme Pole, Przemyslaw Koziol, Serge Wolf, James Parry, Ian Marsh, D and T Tanner, Celine Pollard, Ed Fu, Hao Zhang, Horia Jalily-Hasani, James Baker, Roman Chernikov, Stan Deregowski, Gregory Gould and David Baxter.

August 2017
Written by Andy Kale   

Some truely great imagery from August! Thanks go to D and T Tanner, Colleen Haubrich, Andy Das, Akshay Gadhiya, and James Parry.

July 2017
Written by Andy Kale   

Terrific images from July! Thanks go to Misheyla Iwasiuk, Hua Mei, D and T Tanner, and Toby Elwes.

AlbertaSat team captures Aurora
Written by Andy Kale   

Not content with launching Alberta's first cubesatellite, the ExAlta 1 team actually captured an amazing shot of the Aurora dancing behind the ground station. Watch the Aurora dance below...

May 2017
Written by Andy Kale   

The breathtaking images from May. Thanks go to Yvonne Eschenbach, Stan Deregowski, Jay Lee, Ron Ferris, Saifali Maknojiya, Warren Friesen, D and T Tanner, Ishant Dhanani, Lisa and Robert Moran, Fabio Sandes, Brent Boss, and Shabeeb Rizvi.

Thanks to the following twitter users for sharing your tweets: Christina Parker (@CParkerPhoto), Justin Wondga (@jwondga), Riyaz Sharan (@ryzshrn), Images By Stan (@ImagesByStan), and William Vavrek (@williamvavrek).