When is the best time to see the “Aurora Borealis” or the “Northern Lights”

Whether you call it “Aurora Borealis” or the “Northern Lights”, they just mean the same thing. “Aurora Borealis” is also known as the “Northern Lights” since this natural light display in the sky can be seen more in the countries near the Arctic Circle, which is located on the north part if you are going to see it on a globe or map of the Earth.

The countries near the Arctic Circle where you can see the “Aurora Borealis” or the “Northern Lights” are Russia, Canada, US, Iceland, Greenland, Norway, Finland and Sweden. So, when is the best time to see the “Aurora Borealis” or the “Northern Lights”?

The best time to see the “Aurora Borealis” or the “Northern Lights” is during the winter when the night is long. The sky should also be clear so that the natural light display will be visible. This is why tours will bring you further away from the polluted city so that you will have a high chance to clearly see the “Aurora Borealis” or the “Northern Lights”.

Based from experience, though you have more chance to view the “Aurora Borealis” or the “Northern Lights” during the winter months, I recommend that you do your “Aurora Borealis” trip when there is less snow. For safety reasons, your “Aurora Borealis” tour might be cancelled if there is a heavy snowfall. This is why I advise you to do your “Aurora Borealis” hunting during the winter months with less snow. Also, make sure that you have the appropriate outdoor winter gear to withstand the cold temperature.

To sum it up, plan your trip during the winter months with less snowfall and wear proper winter clothes to have a better chance and more successful experience of seeing the beauty of “Aurora Borealis or the “Northern Lights”.

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