Table 1 Years used for Solar Max and Min compositing. Few years from the beginning of the cycle 21 are excluded as period considered is 1979–2016.

From: Solar cyclic variability can modulate winter Arctic climate

Solar Cycle Number Cycle Year Solar Minimum Years (<SSN 100) Solar Maximum Years(>SSN 100)
21 1976–1986 1984, 1985, 1986 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983
22 1986–1996 1987, 1988, 1994, 1995, 1996 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
23 1996–2007 1997, 1998, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
24 2008–2016 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 2014
Total year (1979–2016) 38 22 16