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Northern Lights visible in April?

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Northern Lights visible in April?

Hi everyone,

Please excuse my ignorance on this topic but can you advise whether the Northern Lights are still visible in April? We are planning our next trip which will include Canada. We are trying to work out the best places for us to visit and the Northern Lights rate highly on our wish list. We are open to any suggestions, even if it means going to remote places.


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1. Re: Northern Lights visible in April?

Here is a web site that may help you: http://www.softservenews.com/Aurora.htm

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2. Re: Northern Lights visible in April?

It is very hard to predict when you will see the northern lights. I live in an area of Manitoba where they can be seen once or twice a month, but there doesn't seem to be any set formula for me to predict when we will see them. I think it helps that I live in a rural area that is very dark, and also that my husband works nights and is often outside throughout the night and spots them randomly. He will sometimes call me at home to tell me to look outside for them. They can be there for 10 minutes or 2 hours, can be very dull or very bright.

In my experiences it will be difficult to predict where and when to be if you want to see northern lights. But generally it seems that the further north you head the better the chance of seeing them, and being in a dark area can help as well, but please remember there are no guarantees. In my experience it seems to be pure chance to end up in the right place at the right time. I do hope you get to see them, they are so amazing.

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