Aurora Alerts is an app designed to monitor real-time auroral activity and push alert to let you know if there may be aurora borealis (northern lights) visible tonight. Whenever you are home or away, Aurora Alerts will notify you if the possibility of seeing the northern lights exists.

Main features:
- short-term aurora forecast for next hour with weather conditions and moon Illumination
- long-term aurora forecast for the next 3 days with weather conditions
- long-term northern lights forecast for the next 27 days
- show probability to see Northern Lights based on your or custom location
- current auroral activity (based on observed and predicted Kp Indices from U.S. Air Force Weather Agency)
- weather forecast to check visibility conditions before planning to see northern lights
- solar wind data directly from the NASA satellite (wind speed, Bz, Bt and density)
- unlike many other apps, it uses the local time instead of UTC

- when northern lights may be visible at current or custom location at the horizon or overhead
- Kp index reaches chosen value
- solar wind data reach chosen values
- you can filter out alerts based on time of the day

Boost your chances of viewing the northern lights!

What's New

Version 1.3

-fixed bug related to some timezones

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5

8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Good App

Tough love 1

I would say this is a good app to have when traveling threw the Aurora country. I live in Alaska and it does a fairly good job of keeping me up to date on when I need to go out to get my best professional Aurora shots. But some times it’s not really great on accuracy for my location. I recommend a few more options for information on what all the features mean as some of my friends that have got the app say it’s a little less user friendly.

Developer Response

Thank you! You can click on values to get quick tip. Also in the near future I will make some info-screens. Good luck in hunting aurora!

Hoping for some glitch fixes

aurora enthusiast

Hi- I just upgraded to an iPhone 8, with the latest iOS, today. When I tried to open this app to use it, it immediately crashes. I’m disappointed, because I used to use it with my iPhone SE and the previous iOS, with no problems. It has been an extremely useful app, and up until now, I’d have given it 5 stars. Any chance the bugs will be fixed soon? Or that you have a solution? Thank you!

Developer Response

Hello! There were temporary problems with datasource. Now it works fine!

So Far So Good

MT Matt

After checking multiple data sources, this app seems to be the best available for iPhone right now. I paid for the lifetime subscription and I can’t wait to try it out va other aurora apps. So far, it seems to be the most reliable with the best presentation of data. Thank you and keep up the great work!

Developer Response

Thank you and good luck in hunting aurora!


Letovaltsev Maxim
74.1 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, Russian
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© Maxim Letovaltsev
In-App Purchases
  1. 27-day northern lights forecast unlock $1.99
  2. All alert services for 1 month $1.99
  3. Local Aurora forecast alert service for 1 month $0.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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