Declining spots historically have produced a cooler planet, keep your snuggles handy.
Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
The sun is currently showing two significant spots, though activity is generally quiet. Current SSN is 30, and Sunspot AR1667 (on the left) is in decay, and it is no longer crackling with C-class solar flares. Credit: SDO/HMI
First the current data from the NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center. The SSN rebounded moderately in January:
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