It’s Official: 09/15/2020 Solar Cycle 25 is underway!

We are done with the solar minimum and headed to a sun crackling with energy, solar minimum officially declared over and it bottomed in late December.

Solar Cycle 25
For the past eight months, activity on the sun has steadily increased, indicating we transitioned to Solar Cycle 25. Solar Cycle 25 is forecast to be a fairly weak cycle, the same strength as cycle 24. Solar maximum is expected in July 2025, with a peak of 115 sunspots.

www.weather.gov/news/201509-solar-cycle

 

 

h/t WyatteSmith