Mark your calendars! The next April Full Moon will be on Saturday, April 16, 2022 14:55 EST based on the data provided by NASA. This full moon is commonly referred to as the Full Pink Moon.
Names for the April Full Moon
The April full moon is commonly referred to as the Pink Moon. The name comes from a pink herb moss that would flower that was widespread in that time of year.
As with the moons in other months there are additional nickname’s for April’s full moon. They include:
- Egg Moon,
- Full Sprouting Grass Moon,
- Full Fish Moon (generally among the coastal indigenous tribes)
They all have a common tie to the spring season as new flowers start to bloom and the fish begin to spawn.
Future April Full Moons for 2022 and Beyond
Wondering about April in the future and when the full moons will occur? Here’s a list for the next few years.
|Year||Day of the week||Future April Full Moons|
|2022||Saturday||April 16, 2022 14:55 EST|
|2023||Thursday||April 6, 2023 00:34 EST|
|2024||Tuesday||April 23, 2024 19:49 EST|
|2025||Saturday||April 12, 2025 20:22 EST|
|2026||Wednesday||April 1, 2026 22:12 EST|
Past Full Moons in April
And what about the in past? Here is when the full moon occurred in the past for April.
|Year||Day of the week||Past April Full Moons|
|2021||Monday||April 26, 2021 23:31 EST|
|2020||Tuesday||April 7, 2020 22:35 EST|
|2019||Friday||April 19, 2019 07:12 EST|
|2018||Sunday||April 29, 2018 20:58 EST|
|2017||Tuesday||April 11, 2017 02:08 EST|
And if you’re looking for when the full moon occurs for the rest of the year, or the full year calendars in the future, here’s the next few years for you.