Top 50 solar flares of the year 2016

On this page you will find an overview of the strongest solar flares of the year 2016 together with links to more information in our archive and a video (if available) of the event.

Region Start Maximum End
1M7.62016/07/23256705:0005:1605:24View archive
2M6.72016/04/18252900:1400:2900:39View archive
3M5.52016/07/23256705:2705:3105:33View archive
4M5.02016/07/23256701:4602:1102:23View archive
5M2.32016/01/01247323:1000:1101:01View archive
6M2.02016/07/24256706:0906:2006:32View archive
7M1.92016/07/24256717:3017:4318:12View archive
8M1.82016/02/13249715:1615:2415:26View archive
9M1.32016/08/07-14:3714:4414:48View archive
10M1.22016/07/21256700:4200:4600:50View archive
11M1.22016/11/29261523:2923:3823:40View archive
12M1.12016/02/15249710:4111:0011:06View archive
13M1.02016/02/12249710:3610:4710:53View archive
14M1.02016/02/14249719:1819:2619:29View archive
15M1.02016/07/21256701:3401:4902:04View archive
16M1.02016/11/29261517:1917:2317:26View archive
17C9.62016/01/28248811:4812:0212:16View archive
18C9.42016/02/17249704:5405:0105:07View archive
19C9.12016/07/21256712:4712:5513:03View archive
20C8.92016/02/11249720:1821:0321:28View archive
21C8.92016/08/09257400:3400:4200:52View archive
22C8.62016/07/10256400:5300:5901:03View archive
23C8.52016/08/07257215:0315:0915:16View archive
24C7.52016/11/29261507:0307:1007:12View archive
25C7.42016/02/17249718:0618:1318:19View archive
26C7.42016/05/14254311:2811:3411:37View archive
27C7.22016/02/18249701:4901:5802:04View archive
28C7.22016/07/21256711:0611:1911:22View archive
29C6.92016/02/14249709:5210:2510:30View archive
30C6.92016/07/24256713:3414:0414:11View archive
31C6.82016/02/12249717:1017:2117:27View archive
32C6.82016/07/16256706:5707:0407:07View archive
33C6.62016/07/17256521:3123:3500:01View archive
34C6.62016/07/22256706:3406:5106:58View archive
35C6.52016/06/11255221:5922:2822:43View archive
36C6.02016/11/30261501:1401:1901:23View archive
37C5.82016/04/16252919:4219:5820:12View archive
38C5.62016/08/07257122:2622:3222:40View archive
39C5.62016/08/08257410:3610:4410:50View archive
40C5.62016/09/22259505:4005:4705:52View archive
41C5.32016/01/28248805:1705:2305:28View archive
42C5.22016/02/15249708:2608:4108:46View archive
43C5.12016/02/04249418:1518:2218:28View archive
44C5.12016/07/07256107:4907:5608:06View archive
45C4.92016/05/15254303:5804:0904:16View archive
46C4.82016/05/14254315:1515:1915:22View archive
47C4.62016/02/17249720:0520:2220:50View archive
48C4.62016/07/20256722:0322:1722:54View archive
49C4.42016/07/18256508:0908:2308:32View archive
50C4.22016/02/15249717:4617:5218:00View archive
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