Top 25 sunspot regions

On this page you will find an overview of the largest sunspot regions since June 1996. This page is updated daily. Sunspot information comes from the NOAA SWPC.

Region Size Number of
sunspots
Class Magn. Class Spot
12014/10/272192275060β - γ - δFKC
22003/10/3004862610108β - γ - δFKC
32001/03/309393244051β - γ - δFKI
42000/09/209169214028β - γ - δFKC
52004/07/220652201067β - γ - δFKC
62002/08/200069199060β - γ - δEKC
72003/10/230484175056β - γ - δEKC
82003/10/310488175034β - γ - δFKC
92005/01/170720163037β - δEKC
102014/02/051967158073β - γ - δFKC
112014/01/0919441560118β - γ - δFKC
122011/11/051339154033β - γ - δFKC
132002/09/110105152040β - γ - δFKI
142012/07/131520146053β - γ - δFKC
151998/09/048323146033β - γFKC
162005/09/100808143038β - γ - δFKC
172001/11/119690142074β - γ - δFKC
181999/08/038651137043β - γFKI
192004/08/140656136099β - γ - δFKC
202002/07/170030135071β - γ - δFKC
212011/09/251302130012β - γ - δFKC
221999/11/198765128035β - γ - δEKC
232000/05/168996128045β - γEKC
242012/03/081429127028β - γ - δDKC
252003/06/120375125041β - γ - δFKC
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