I have always tracked the 11 year cycle of Solar Flares and how it relates to larger than normal snowfall during peak solar flare years. Anyone else track the 11 year sun spot or solar flare cycles?
I still remember the winter of 1958 which got an unprecedented amount of snowfall in the Northeast. As you can see from this solar flare list, 1958 also had a very high solar flare or sun spot count.
We all know last winter was a good year for snow and skiing conditions. May 2013 will be the peak of the 11 year cycle. This should mean 2013 should be an even better year than last year for skiing and riding. Hey you read it here first.
Here are the peak solar flare 11 year cycles for quick reference: