The total solar eclipse of 03/20/2015

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General data

Day of week: Friday
Maximum duration of eclipse: 02m47s
Maximum width of eclipse path: 463 km
Saros cycle: 120
Coverage: 100%
Magnitude: 1.0445
Gamma: 0.9454

How will be the weather during the total solar eclipse on 03/20/2015?

Where is the best place to see the total solar eclipse of 03/20/2015?
The following maps show the average cloud coverage for the day of the total solar eclipse. With the help of these maps, it is possible to find the place along the eclipse path, which has the best chance of a cloudless sky. Nevertheless, you should consider local circumstances and inform about the weather of your chosen observation site.

The data is provided by NASAs satellites AQUA and TERRA. The cloud maps are averaged over a period of 17 years (2000 - 2017).

Detailed country maps

worldmap Svalbard and Jan Mayen
worldmap Faroe Islands

Cities inside the path of the eclipse

The following table shows all locations with a population of more than 5,000 inside the eclipse path. Cities which have more than 100,000 inhabitants are marked bold. A click at the locations opens a detailed map.

City Type Eclipse duration Local time of max. eclipse Distance to central line Ø Cloud coverage
FO  Miðvágur, Vágar total 2m 13s 09:41:38 UTC+00:00 143 km 93%
FO  Fuglafjørður, Eysturoy total 2m 12s 09:42:11 UTC+00:00 143 km 90%
FO  Tvøroyri, Suðuroy total 1m 30s 09:41:07 UTC+00:00 194 km 90%
FO  Sandur, Sandoy total 1m 51s 09:41:34 UTC+00:00 173 km 86%
FO  Tórshavn, Streymoy total 2m 0s 09:41:51 UTC+00:00 162 km 91%
FO  Klaksvík, Norðoyar total 2m 6s 09:42:18 UTC+00:00 153 km 88%
SJ  Longyearbyen, Svalbard total 2m 27s 11:11:55 UTC+01:00 38 km 75%