Full Buck Moon 2021: the July Full Moon

Mark your calendars for the Full Buck Moon 2021, the full moon that occurs in July.

Picture of the Full Buck Moon 2021, the July Full Moon

Why the July Full Moon is called the Full Buck Moon

The July Full Moon nickname is probably not one you would have guessed. This full moon name comes from the time of year when the antlers start to appear on bucks (male deer).

When is the Full Buck Moon in 2021?

Mark your calendars for the July 2021 Full Moon. The 2021 Full Buck Moon will be on Thursday, July 23, 2021 22:37 EST based on the data provided by NASA.

Related: Full Moon Calendar for 2021

Future July Full Moons for 2021 to 2025

Here is a list of the next five July Full Moons for 2021 to 2025.

YearDay of the weekFuture July Full Moons
2021ThursdayJuly 23, 2021 22:37 EST
2022WednesdayJuly 13, 2022 14:37 EST
2023MondayJuly 3, 2023 07:39 EST
2024SundayJuly 21, 2024 06:17 EST
2025ThursdayJuly 10, 2025 16:37 EST

Past July Full Moons 2015 to 2020

And here is a list of the six July full moons that occurred from 2015 to 2020. In July 2015 there was also a blue moon to close out the month on July 31st.

Depending on where you are located sometimes the full moon will shift dates between timezones.

YearDay of the weekPast July Full Moons
2015WednesdayJuly 1, 2015 22:20 EST
2015FridayJuly 31, 2015 06:43 EST (Blue)
2016TuesdayJuly 19, 2016 18:57 EST
2017SundayJuly 9, 2017 00:07 EST
2018FridayJuly 27, 2018 16:21 EST
2019TuesdayJuly 16, 2019 17:38 EST
2020SundayJuly 5, 2020 00:44 EST

Additional Full Moon Calendars

And if you’re looking for when the full moon occurs for the rest of the year, check out these future full moon calendars.