Top 50 solar flares of the year 2012

On this page you will find an overview of the strongest solar flares of the year 2012 together with links to more information in our archive and a video (if available) of the event.

Region Start Maximum End
1X5.42012/03/07142900:0200:2400:40 MovieView archive
2X1.82012/10/23159803:1303:1703:21 MovieView archive
3X1.72012/01/27140217:3718:3718:56 MovieView archive
4X1.42012/07/12152015:3716:4917:30 MovieView archive
5X1.32012/03/07143001:0501:1401:23 MovieView archive
6X1.12012/03/05142902:3004:0904:43 MovieView archive
7X1.12012/07/06151523:0123:0823:14 MovieView archive
8M9.02012/10/20159818:0518:1418:19View archive
9M8.72012/01/23140203:3803:5904:34View archive
10M8.42012/03/10142917:1517:4418:30View archive
11M7.92012/03/13142917:1217:4118:25View archive
12M7.72012/07/19152004:1705:5806:56View archive
13M6.92012/07/08151516:2316:3216:42View archive
14M6.32012/03/09142903:2203:5304:18View archive
15M6.12012/07/05151511:3911:4411:49View archive
16M6.12012/07/28153220:4420:5621:04View archive
17M6.02012/11/13161301:5802:0402:06View archive
18M5.72012/05/10147604:1104:1804:23View archive
19M5.62012/07/02151510:4310:5210:57View archive
20M5.52012/08/18154800:2401:0201:07View archive
21M5.32012/07/04151509:4709:5509:57View archive
22M5.12012/05/17147601:2501:4702:14View archive
23M5.02012/10/22159818:3818:5119:01View archive
24M4.72012/05/09147612:2112:3212:36View archive
25M4.72012/07/05151503:2503:3603:39View archive
26M4.62012/07/04151522:0322:0922:15View archive
27M4.12012/05/09147621:0121:0521:09View archive
28M3.82012/07/02151519:5920:0720:13View archive
29M3.52012/11/21161815:1015:3015:38View archive
30M3.32012/03/02142917:2917:4618:07View archive
31M3.32012/06/03149617:4817:5517:57View archive
32M3.22012/01/19140213:4416:0517:50View archive
33M2.92012/07/06151501:3701:4001:42View archive
34M2.82012/03/14143215:0815:2115:36View archive
35M2.82012/07/01151319:1119:1819:21View archive
36M2.82012/11/13161320:5020:5420:57View archive
37M2.72012/07/27153217:1717:2617:32View archive
38M2.62012/07/07151510:5711:0311:07View archive
39M2.52012/11/13161305:4205:5005:54View archive
40M2.42012/06/28151316:0716:1216:15View archive
41M2.42012/07/05151501:0501:1001:15View archive
42M2.42012/08/17154813:1213:1913:23View archive
43M2.32012/07/04151504:2804:3704:45View archive
44M2.32012/07/04151512:0712:2412:32View archive
45M2.32012/07/29153206:1506:2206:29View archive
46M2.32012/10/08-11:0511:1711:23View archive
47M2.22012/06/29151309:1309:2009:22View archive
48M2.22012/07/05151502:3502:4202:47View archive
49M2.22012/11/28162021:2021:3621:48View archive
50M2.12012/03/05142919:1019:1619:21View archive
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