The main shower in April is the Lyrids, but as the table below shows there are other showers present as well.
|Lyrids (LYR)||April 16-25||Apr. 22|
|Tau Draconids||March 13-April 17||Mar. 31-Apr. 2|
|Librids||March 11-May 5||Apr. 17/18|
|Delta Pavonids||March 21-April 8||Apr. 5/6|
|Pi Puppids (PPU)||April 18-25||Apr. 23/24|
|April Ursids||March 18-May 9||Apr. 19/20|
|Alpha Virginids||March 10-May 6||Apr. 7-18|
|April Virginids||April 1-16||Apr. 7/8|
|Gamma Virginids||April 5-21||Apr. 14/15|
|April Piscids||April 8-29||Apr. 20/21|
The total meteor activity detected for April was 1790.
The average daily rate was 60 and the average hourly rate 2.5
The max hrly rate was 11 during the hours of 9 & 11 on 30th April
The max dly rate was 93 on 23rd April with hourly counts of 10 during the hours of 4, 9 & 11.
Maximum activity for the Lyrids occurred during daylight as did a lot of this months activity.
The daily rate graph and hourly rate graph are listed below, the Lyrid max is marked on both, the daily rate for 2017 is also included for comparison, it would appear more meteors were detected this year. The month of May brings the Eta Aquarids over the weekend of the 5th/6th, which will be competing with a bright waning Gibbous moon.