Table of meteor showers




Name Dates Peak dates Speed (km/s) Hourly Rate Rating
Quadrantids 1 Jan-5 Jan 3 January 41 120 Strong
Gamma Velids 1 Jan-15 Jan 5 January 35 2 Weak
Alpha Crucids 6 Jan-28 Jan 15 January 50 3 Weak
Delta Cancrids 1 Jan-31 Jan 17 January 28 4 Medium
Alpha Hydrids 5 Jan-14 Feb 19 January 44 2 Weak
Eta Carinids 14 Jan-27 Jan 21 January   2 Weak
Alpha Carinids 24 Jan-9 Feb 30 January 25 2 Weak
Delta Velids 22 Jan-21 Feb 5 February 35 1 Weak
Alpha Centaurids 28 Jan-21 Feb 7 February 56 6 Medium
Omicron Centaurids 31 Jan-19 Feb 11 February 51 2 Weak
Theta Centaurids 23 Jan-12 March 21 February 60 4 Weak
February Leonids 1 Feb-28 Feb several 30 5 Medium
Delta Leonids 15 Feb-10 March 24 February 23 2 Medium
Gamma Normids 25 Feb-22 March 13 March 56 8 Medium
Virginids 1 March-15 April several 30 5 Medium
Delta Pavonids 11 March-16 April 30 March 31 5 Weak
Librids 15 April-30 April several 30 5 Medium
Lyrids 15 April-28 April 22 April 49 15 Strong
Pi Puppids 15 April-28 April 23 April 18 variable Irregular
Alpha Bootids 14 April-12 May 28 April 20 2 Weak
Mu Virginids 1 April-12 May 29 April 30 2 Weak
Omega Capricornids 19 April-15 May 2 May 50 2 Weak
Eta Aquarids 19 April-28 May 6 May 66 60 Strong
Alpha Scorpiids 1 May-31 May 16 May 35 5 Medium
Beta Corona Austrinids 23 April-30 May 16 May 45 3 Weak
Omega Scorpiids 23 May-15 June 2 June 21 5 Weak
Arietids 22 May-2 July 7 June 38 54 Strong
Sagittarids 1 June-15 July 19 June 30 5 Medium
Tau Cetids 18 June-4 July 27 June 66 4 Weak
June Bootids 28 June-28 June 28 June 14 variable Irregular
Tau Aquarids 19 June-5 July 28 June 63 7 Weak
Theta Ophiuchids 4 June-15 July 29 June 29 2 Weak
July Pegasids 7 July-13 July 10 July 70 3 Medium
July Phoenicids 10 July-16 July 13 July 47 variable Irregular
Alpha Cygnids 11 July-30 July 18 July 37 2 Weak
Sigma Capricornids 15 July-11 Aug 20 July 30 5 Weak
Piscis Austrinids 15 July-10 Aug 28 July 35 5 Medium
South Delta Aquarids 12 July-19 Aug 28 July 41 20 Strong
Alpha Capricornids 3 July-15 Aug 30 July 23 4 Medium
South Iota Aquarids 25 July-15 Aug 4 August 34 2 Medium
North Delta Aquarids 15 July-25 Aug 8 August 42 4 Medium
Perseids 17 July-24 Aug 12 August 59 90 Strong
Kappa Cygnids 3 Aug-25 Aug 17 August 25 3 Medium
North Iota Aquarids 11 Aug-31 Aug 20 August 31 3 Medium
Pi Eridanids 20 Aug-5 Sept 25 August 59 4 Weak
Gamma Doradids 19 Aug-6 Sept 28 August 41 5 Weak
Alpha Aurigids 25 Aug-8 Sept 1 September 66 7 Medium
September Perseids 5 Sept-10 Oct 8 September 64 6 Medium
Aries-triangulids 9 Sept-16 Sept 12 September 35 3 Weak
Piscids 1 Sept-30 Sept 20 September 26 3 Medium
Kappa Aquarids 8 Sept-30 Sept 20 September 16 3 Weak
October Arietids 1 Oct-31 Oct 8 October 28 5 Medium
Giacobinids 6 Oct-10 Oct 8 October 20 variable Irregular
Delta Aurigids 22 Sept-23 Oct 10 October 64 6 Medium
Epsilon Geminids 14 Oct-27 Oct 18 October 71 2 Medium
Orionids 2 Oct-7 Nov 21 October 66 20 Strong
Leo Minorids 21 Oct-23 Oct 22 October 62 2 Weak
Southern Taurids 1 Nov-25 Nov 5 November 27 5 Medium
Delta Eridanids 6 Nov-29 Nov 10 November 31 2 Weak
Northern Taurids 1 Nov-25 Nov 12 November 29 5 Medium
Zeta Puppids 2 Nov-20 Dec 13 November 41 3 Weak
Leonids 14 Nov-21 Nov 17 November 71 variable Irregular
Alpha Monocerotids 15 Nov-25 Nov 21 November 60 variable Irregular
Chi Orionids 25 Nov-31 Dec 2 December 28 3 Medium
Phoenicids 28 Nov-9 Dec 6 December 18 variable Irregular
Monocerotids 27 Nov-17 Dec 9 December 43 3 Medium
Sigma Hydrids 3 Dec-15 Dec 12 December 58 2 Medium
Puppid-velids 2 Dec-16 Dec 12 December 40 4 Medium
Geminids 7 Dec-17 Dec 14 December 35 120 Strong
Coma Berenicids 12 Dec-23 Jan 20 December 65 5 Medium
Ursids 17 Dec-26 Dec 22 December 33 10 Strong

 


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