Major Meteor Showers

Name Dates Approximate Peak Appearance
Quadrantids  Early January  2-4 January  Moderately bright, medium speed 
Alpha Aurigids  Early February  6-9 February  up to 10 per hour expected and no moon helps 
Virginids and Alpha Virginds  10-13 April  peak 12th 
Lyrids  Mid April to late April  21-23 April  Fast and bright with some trains 
Alpha Scorpiids  late April  28th April  sparse 
Aquarids  Mid April to late May  4-6 May  Fast and bright with many trains 
Eta Aquarids  5th May  peak - orbital association with Halley 
Alpha Scorpiids  13th May  second maximum 
Ophiucids  10th and 20th June  Double maximum 
Aquarids (south)  Mid July to mid-August  26-28 July  Medium speed but faint 
Perseids  Mid July to late August  11-13 August  Fast, bright, and colourful with many trains 
Alpha Aurigids  Late August to early September  31 August to 2 September  Fast and bright 
Piscids  19th and 21st September  Double maximum 
Delta Aurigids  Mid Sept to mid Oct  27-30 September  Fast but faint 
Piscids  13th October  Third maximum 
Orionids  Early October to early November  20-22 October  Fast and sometimes bright with some trains 
Taurids  3rd and 13th Novemeber  Double maximum 
Leonids  Mid November  16-18 November  Very fast and very bright with most leaving trains 
Alpha Monocerotids  Mid November to late November  20-22 November  Very fast with some quite bright 
Geminids  Mid December  13-15 December  Average speed but very colourful 
Ursids  Mid December to late December  21-23 December  Average speed and faint 

Click For More From Wikipedia