Solar Physics

, Volume 252, Issue 1, pp 209–220 | Cite as

Predictions of Solar Cycle 24

  • William Dean PesnellEmail author
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A summary and analysis of more than 50 predictions of the amplitude of the upcoming Solar Cycle 24 is presented. All of the predictions were published before solar minimum and represent our efforts to anticipate solar maximum at ever-earlier epochs. The consistency of the predictions within their assigned categories is discussed. Estimates of the significance of the predictions, compared to the climatological average, are presented.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Code 671NASA Goddard Space Flight CenterGreenbeltUSA

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