Guest essay by David Archibald at Watts Up With That
Solar cycle 24 has seen very low solar activity thus far, likely the lowest in 100 years.
Figure 1: F10.7 Flux 2014 – 2017
The F10.7 flux shows that over the last three and a half years the Sun has gone from solar maximum through a bounded decline to the current stage of the trail to the minimum. Solar minimum is likely to be still three years away.
The Full Post is HERE. Stay tuned. It was a record snow year in California and cosmic ray counts continue to increase. It is going to be an interesting climate year.