The Full Moon 2023 Calendar days help you to know and keep track upcoming 13 full moon days, a blue moon, solstices, full moon eclipses and equinoxes. Full moon in 2023 occurs when the Earth is directly between the Moon and the Sun. Hence, the moon looks completely illuminated when you look. Full moon happens once in a month or, 29.5 days on average.
Typically there are 12 full moons in 2023 or each year. However, in 2023 there will be an additional full moon which is a blue moon.
What are the Full Moon Day in 2023?
In 2023 there are a total of 13 full moons. Below is a quick list of the 2023 Full Moon days based on the astrological information provided by NASA:
- January 6, 2023 18:08 EST (23:08 UTC)
- February 5, 2023 13:29 EST (18:29 UTC)
- March 7, 2023 07:40 EST (12:40 UTC)
- April 6, 2023 00:34 EST (04:34 UTC)
- May 5, 2023 13:34 EST (17:34 UTC)
- June 3, 2023 23:42 EST ( June 4th 2023 03:42 – UTC)
- July 3, 2023 07:39 EST (11:39 UTC)
- August 1, 2023 14:31 EST (18:31 UTC)
- August 30, 2023 (August 31st, 2023 01:35 UTC) – (blue moon)
- September 29, 2023 05:57 EST (09:57 UTC)
- October 28, 2023 16:24 EST (20:24 UTC)
- November 27, 2023 04:16 EST (09:16 UTC)
- December 26 2023 19:33 EST ( December 27th, 2023 00:33 UTC)
Related: 2023 New Moon Days
Let’s dive a little deeper into the 2023 full moon dates. Have a look at each month, the names that are associated with each full moon, the eclipses that will occur and the dates for the solstices and equinoxes.
Full Moon 2023
For the year 2023, there will be a total of 13 full moons. Most of the months in 2023 will have 1 full moon only with the exception of August. For August 2023, a blue-moon is on the calendar or schedule.
In this post, we have given a summary of the dates of each of the full moons, their names, and season.
The full moon dates and times provided by NASA in the United States – Eastern Time (ET) account for both Eastern Standard Time – EST and Eastern Daylight Time – EDT.
Below is the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) about the Full moon days in 2023. It was previously defined as Greenwich Mean Time -GMT. As your local time zone may be different based on your location. Therefore, the exact full moon dates may shift slightly for your calendar.
Full Moon Day 2023
Below are the complete information of 2023 full moon dates starting form January to December 2023.
January Full Moon 2023
January 6, 2023 (Full Wolf Moon)
The January 2023 Full Moon, also called Full Wolf Moon, will be on Friday, 6 January 2023 18:08 EST (or) 23:08 UTC.
This will be the first full moon of the Winter 2022 – 2023 season as the December 2022 full moon occurred prior to the Winter Solstice season.
February Full Moon 2023
February 5, 2023 (Full Snow Moon)
The February 2023 Full Moon, called the Full Snow Moon, will be on Sunday February 5th, 2023 13:29 EST or 18:29 UTC. This will be the 2nd full moon of the Winter 2022 – 2023 season.
March Full Moon 2023
March 7, 2023 (Full Worm Moon)
The March 2023 Full Moon, called the Full Worm Moon, will be on Tuesday March 7th, 2023 07:40 EST or 12:40 UTC. This will be the 3rd and last full moon of the Winter 2023 season because it occurs before the spring equinox of 2023.
The Vernal Equinox or the Spring Equinox will be on March 20th, 2023 17:25 EST or 21:25 UTC, a couple of weeks after the March Full Moon.
April Full Moon 2023
April 6, 2023 (Full Pink Moon)
The April 2023 Full Moon, called the Full Pink Moon, will be on Thursday April 6th, 2023 00:34 EST or 04:34 UTC. This will be the 1st full moon of the Spring year 2023 season and the first full moon after the 2023 spring equinox.
May Full Moon 2023
May 5, 2023 (Full Flower Moon)
The May Full Moon 2023, called the Full Flower Moon. This will be on Friday May 5th, 2023 13:34 EST or 17:34 UTC. It will be the 2nd full moon of the Spring 2023 season.
At the same time, there will also be a Penumbral Lunar Eclipse as the full moon, technically 9 minutes before the full moon peak.
Also Read: Lunar Eclipse in 2022
June Full Moon 2023
June 3, 2023 (Full Strawberry Moon)
The June 2023 Full Moon, called Full Strawberry Moon. That will happen on Saturday June 3, 2023 23:42 ET or June 4, 2023 03:42 UTC. This is the third full moon of the Spring 2023 season as it occurs about 2 weeks before the Summer Solstice.
The Summer Solstice is June 21st, 2023 10:58 EST or 14:58 UTC.
July Full Moon 2023
July 3, 2023 (Full Buck Moon)
The July Full Moon 2023 is called the Full Buck Moon. That will happen on Saturday July 3, 2023 07:39 EST or 11:39 UTC. This will be the very first full-moon of the Summer 2023 season as the June full moon will occur prior to the Summer Solstice.
August Full Moon 2023
August 1, 2023 (Full Sturgeon Moon)
The August 2023 Full Moon is called the Full Sturgeon Moon. That will be on Tuesday August 1st, 2023 14:31 EST or 18:31 UTC. This is the second full moon of the Summer 2023 season.
August 30, 2023 (Full Blue Moon)
There will be a full blue moon in Aug 2023 on Wednesday August 30th, 2023 21:35 or August 31, 2023 01:35 UTC. This is the third and last full moon of the Summer 2023 season.
This moon is a full blue moon because it’s the second full moon in the calendar month August 2023.
September 2023 Full Moon
September 29, 2023 (Full Harvest Moon)
The September 2023 Full Moon is called the Full Harvest Moon. This will be on Friday, September 29th, 2023 05:57 EST or 09:57 UTC. This is the first full moon of the Autumn 2023 season.
At the same time, there will also be a Penumbral Lunar Eclipse as the full moon, technically 10 minutes before the full moon peak.
The Autumn Equinox is there for September 23, 2023 02:50 EST or 06:50 UTC. As the September month full moon will be closer to the Autumn Equinox than the October month full moon, it is called the Full Harvest Moon.
2023 October Full Moon
October 28, 2023 (Full Hunter’s Moon)
The 2023 October Full Moon is called the Full Hunter’s. This moon occurs on Saturday October 28th, 2023 16:24 EST or 20:24 UTC. It will be the 2nd full moon of the Autumn 2023 season
November 2023 Full Moon
November 27, 2023 (Full Beaver Moon)
The November Full Moon 2023 is called the Full Beaver Moon. This will occur on Monday November 27th, 2023 04:16 EST or 9:16 UTC. This is the 3rd full moon of the Autumn 2023 season.
December Full Moon 2023
December 26, 2023 (Full Cold Moon)
The 2023 December Full Moon is called Full Cold Moon. This moon will occur on Tuesday December 26th, 2023 19:33 EST or December 27, 2023 00:33 UTC. This is the first full moon of the Winter 2023-2024 season
The Winter Solstice is on the calendar for 21 December 2023 22:28 EST or 22 December 2023 03:28 UTC.
What are the names of full moons in 2023?
The name of the 2023 full moons are:
- January: Full Wolf Moon
- February: Full Snow Moon
- March: Full Worm Moon
- April: Full Pink Moon
- May: Full Flower Moon
- June: Full Strawberry Moon
- July: Full Buck Moon
- August: Full Sturgeon Moon
- September: Full Harvest Moon
- October: Full Hunter’s Moon
- November: Full Beaver Moon
- December: Full Cold Moon
The September 2023 full moon is called the “Full Harvest Moon”, because it’s much closer to the Autumn Equinox than the October Full Moon.
Thanks for reading and sharing Full moon 2023.