According to NASA: It should be a great show this year.
"The Perseid meteor shower this month will peak just after midnight on a moonless night. A good number
of meteors should be visible near Perseus every night through August 24. However, you'll see fewer meteors before and after
Where to look?
NASA says: "Look towards the familiar constellations Cassiopeia and
Perseus in the northeast.
They rise soon after sunset, but you'll want
to wait till they are higher in the sky to see the most meteors.
meteor watching hour is 4 a.m. Eastern on the
morning of August 13, when up to 100 meteors per hour may be visible
from a dark sky."
What is the Perseid Meteor Shower?
According to EarthSky.org
"Every year, from around July 17 to August 24, our planet Earth crosses
the orbital path of Comet Swift-Tuttle, the parent of the Perseid meteor
Debris from this comet litters the comet’s orbit, but we don’t
really get into the thick of the comet rubble until after the first week
The bits and pieces from Comet Swift-Tuttle slam into the
Earth’s upper atmosphere at some 210,000 kilometers (130,000 miles) per
hour, lighting up the nighttime with fast-moving Perseid meteors. If our
planet happens to pass through an unusually dense clump of meteoroids – comet rubble – we’ll see an elevated number of meteors."