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Full Pink Moon 2022, the full moon in April

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.

April Full Moon, The 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.

YearDay of the weekFuture April Full Moons
2022SaturdayApril 16, 2022 14:55 EST
2023ThursdayApril 6, 2023 00:34 EST
2024TuesdayApril 23, 2024 19:49 EST
2025SaturdayApril 12, 2025 20:22 EST
2026WednesdayApril 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.

YearDay of the weekPast April Full Moons
2021MondayApril 26, 2021  23:31 EST
2020TuesdayApril 7, 2020  22:35 EST
2019FridayApril 19, 2019 07:12 EST
2018SundayApril 29, 2018   20:58 EST
2017TuesdayApril 11, 2017 02:08 EST

Future Full Moon Calendars

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.