Yearly Meteor Showers

Dates

Maximum Date(s)

Shower Name

 Jan 1-5  Jan 3-4  Quadrantids
 Jan 15 - Feb 8  Jan 27-28  Alpha Aurigids
 Apr 19-24  Apr 22  April Lyrids
 May 1-12  May 5  Eta Aquarids
 Jun 10-21  Jun 15  June Lyrids
 Jul 15 - Aug 15  Jul 28  Delta Aquarids
 Aug 1-18  Aug 12  Perseids
 Oct 17-26  Oct 20  Orionids
 Nov 14-20  Nov 17  Leonids
 Dec 4-16  Dec 13-14  Geminids

 

How to observe a meteor shower

For more information, we suggest reading EarthSky's Top-10 Tips For Meteor Watchers.