Full Cold Moon 2021: the December Full Moon

Mark your calendars for the Full Cold Moon 2021, the full moon that occurs in December.

Picture of the Full Cold Moon 2020, the December Full Moon

Why the December Full Moon is called the Full Cold Moon

The December Full Moon’s name fits the month well given how the temperatures get colder with the official start of Winter.

When is the Full Cold Moon in 2021?

Mark your calendars for the December 2021 Full Moon. The 2021 Full cold Moon will be on Saturday, December 18, 2021 23:36 EST based on the data provided by NASA.

Related: Full Moon Calendar for 2021

When was the Full Moon in December 2020?

December 2020 wasn’t too long ago. Looking back to the end of 2020, the December full moon was on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 22:28 EST

Future December Full Moons for 2022 to 2025

Here is a list of the next five December Full Moons for 2022 to 2025.

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

YearDay of the weekFuture December Full Moons
2022WednesdayDecember 7, 2022 23:08 EST
2023TuesdayDecember 26, 2023 19:33 EST
2024SundayDecember 15, 2024 04:02 EST
2025ThursdayDecember 4, 2025 18:14 EST

Past December Full Moons 2015 to 2020

And here is a list of the five December full moons that occurred from 2015 to 2020.

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

YearDay of the weekFuture December Full Moons
2015FridayDecember 25, 2015 06:11 EST
2016TuesdayDecember 13, 2016 19:05 EST
2017SundayDecember 3, 2017 10:47 EST
2018SaturdayDecember 22, 2018 16:00 EST
2019ThursdayDecember 12, 2019 00:12 EST
2020TuesdayDecember 29, 2020 22:28 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.