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.

RegionStartMaximumEnd
1X5.42012/03/07142900:0200:2400:40
2X1.82012/10/23159803:1303:1703:21
3X1.72012/01/27140217:3718:3718:56
4X1.42012/07/12152015:3716:4917:30
5X1.32012/03/07143001:0501:1401:23
6X1.12012/07/06151523:0123:0823:14
7X1.12012/03/05142902:3004:0904:43
8M92012/10/20159818:0518:1418:19
9M8.72012/01/23140203:3803:5904:34
10M8.42012/03/10142917:1517:4418:30
11M7.92012/03/13142917:1217:4118:25
12M7.72012/07/19152004:1705:5806:56
13M6.92012/07/08151516:2316:3216:42
14M6.32012/03/09142903:2203:5304:18
15M6.12012/07/28153220:4420:5621:04
16M6.12012/07/05151511:3911:4411:49
17M62012/11/13161301:5802:0402:06
18M5.72012/05/10147604:1104:1804:23
19M5.62012/07/02151510:4310:5210:57
20M5.52012/08/18154800:2401:0201:07
21M5.32012/07/04151509:4709:5509:57
22M5.12012/05/17147601:2501:4702:14
23M52012/10/22159818:3818:5119:01
24M4.72012/07/05151503:2503:3603:39
25M4.72012/05/09147612:2112:3212:36
26M4.62012/07/04151522:0322:0922:15
27M4.12012/05/09147621:0121:0521:09
28M3.82012/07/02151519:5920:0720:13
29M3.52012/11/21161815:1015:3015:38
30M3.32012/06/03149617:4817:5517:57
31M3.32012/03/02142917:2917:4618:07
32M3.22012/01/19140213:4416:0517:50
33M2.92012/07/06151501:3701:4001:42
34M2.82012/11/13161320:5020:5420:57
35M2.82012/07/01151319:1119:1819:21
36M2.82012/03/14143215:0815:2115:36
37M2.72012/07/27153217:1717:2617:32
38M2.62012/07/07151510:5711:0311:07
39M2.52012/11/13161305:4205:5005:54
40M2.42012/08/17154813:1213:1913:23
41M2.42012/07/05151501:0501:1001:15
42M2.42012/06/28151316:0716:1216:15
43M2.32012/10/08-11:0511:1711:23
44M2.32012/07/29153206:1506:2206:29
45M2.32012/07/04151512:0712:2412:32
46M2.32012/07/04151504:2804:3704:45
47M2.22012/11/28162021:2021:3621:48
48M2.22012/07/05151502:3502:4202:47
49M2.22012/06/29151309:1309:2009:22
50M2.12012/06/06149419:5420:0620:13

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