1974 Full Moon Calendar with 13 full moons

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1974 Full Moon — In 1974, there were 13 full moons. The year had a blue moon, two lunar eclipses, and four full supermoons.

A full moon occurs when the Earth is between the Sun and the Moon, so the moon looks completely illuminated. It happens about once a month or 29.53 days on average, also called a  synodic month.

Photo of full moon for the date and times of the Full Moon Calendar 1974

All dates and times are in United States Eastern Time for cities such as New York, adjusted for Daylight Savings Time for part of the year.

The dates and times of the full moons in 1974 were:

Lunar CycleFull MoonMoon SignSeason
Wolf Moon 1974Tuesday, January 8, 1974 7:36 a.m.CancerWinter
Snow Moon 1974Wednesday, February 6, 1974 6:24 p.m.LeoWinter
Worm Moon 1974Friday, March 8, 1974 6:03 a.m.VirgoWinter
Pink Moon 1974Saturday, April 6, 1974 5:00 p.m.LibraSpring
Flower Moon 1974Monday, May 6, 1974 4:54 a.m.ScorpioSpring
Stawberry Moon 1974Tuesday, June 4, 1974 6:10 p.m.SagittariusSpring
Buck Moon 1974Thursday, July 4, 1974 8:40 a.m.CapricornSummer
Sturgeon Moon 1974Friday, August 2, 1974 11:57 p.m.AquariusSummer
Corn Moon 1974Sunday, September 1, 1974 3:25 p.m.PiscesSummer
Harvest Moon 1974Tuesday, October 1, 1974 6:38 a.m.AriesAutumn
Blue Moon 1974Wednesday, October 30, 1974 8:19 p.m.TaurusAutumn
Beaver Moon 1974Friday, November 29, 1974 10:10 a.m.GeminiAutumn
Cold Moon 1974Saturday, December 28, 1974 10:51 p.m.CancerWinter

Full Moon Calendar for 1974

In 1974, there were 13 full moons. Because the first full moon was on January 8, each month had one full moon except for October which had two. Each season had three full moons.

The June Full Moon had a Partial Lunar Eclipse and there was a Total Lunar Eclipse eclipse in November also called a blood moon.

January 8, 1974 (Wolf Moon, Supermoon)

The first full moon in 1974 was on Tuesday, January 8, 1974 at 7:36 AM. The January Full Moon was called the Super Wolf Moon. The January 1974 Full Moon was the first full moon of Winter and the Full Moon in Cancer. Other names for the January Full moon include the Ice Moon, Old Moon,  Moon After Yule, and Snow Moon.

February 6, 1974 (Snow Moon, Supermoon)

The second full moon in 1974 was on Wednesday, February 6, 1974 at 6:24 PM. The February Full Moon was called the Super Snow Moon. The February 1974 Full Moon was the second full moon of Winter and the Full Moon in Leo. Other names for the February Full Moon include the Hunger Moon, Chaste Moon, and Storm Moon.

March 8, 1974 (Worm Moon, Supermoon)

The third full moon in 1974 was on Friday, March 8, 1974 at 6:03 AM. The March Full Moon was called the Super Worm Moon. The March 1974 Full Moon was the last full moon of Winter and the Full Moon in Virgo. Other names for the March Full Moon include the Sap Moon, Crow Moon, Chaste Moon, Sugar Moon, and Lenten Moon.

April 6, 1974 (Full Pink Moon)

The fourth full moon in 1974 was on Saturday, April 6, 1974 at 5:00 PM. The April Full Moon was called the Full Pink Moon. The April 1974 Full Moon was the first full moon of Spring and the Full Moon in Libra.

Other names for the April Full Moon include the Egg Moon, Full Sprouting Grass Moon, and Full Fish Moon.

May 6, 1974 (Full Flower Moon)

The fifth full moon in 1974 was on Monday, May 6, 1974 at 4:54 AM. The May Full Moon was called the Full Flower Moon. The May 1974 Full Moon was the second full moon of Spring and the Full Moon in Scorpio.

The lunar eclipse in June was a Partial Lunar Eclipse. Other names for the May Full Moon include the Corn Planting Moon, and Milk Moon.

June 4, 1974 (Full Strawberry Moon)

The sixth full moon in 1974 was on Tuesday, June 4, 1974 at 6:10 PM. The June Full Moon was called the Full Strawberry Moon. The June 1974 Full Moon was the last full moon of Spring and the Full Moon in Sagittarius. Other names for the June Full Moon include the Rose Moon, Mead Moon, and Honey Moon.

July 4, 1974 (Full Buck Moon)

The seventh full moon in 1974 was on Thursday, July 4, 1974 at 8:40 AM. The July Full Moon was called the Full Buck Moon. The July 1974 Full Moon was the first full moon of Summer and the Full Moon in Capricorn. Other names for the July Full Moon include the Thunder Moon and Hay Moon.

August 2, 1974 (Full Sturgeon Moon)

The eighth full moon in 1974 was on Friday, August 2, 1974 at 11:57 PM. The August Full Moon was called the Full Sturgeon Moon. The August 1974 Full Moon was the second full moon of Summer and the Full Moon in Aquarius.

Other names for the August Full Moon include the Barley Moon, Corn Moon, Dog Moon, Fruit Moon Grain Moon, Green Corn Moon, Herb Moon, Red Moon, and Wyrt Moon.

September 1, 1974 (Full Corn Moon)

The ninth full moon in 1974 was on Sunday, September 1, 1974 at 3:25 PM. The September Full Moon was called the Full Corn Moon. The September 1974 Full Moon was the last full moon of Summer and the Full Moon in Pisces.

October 1, 1974 (Full Harvest Moon)

The tenth full moon in 1974 was on Tuesday, October 1, 1974 at 6:38 AM. As the closest full moon to the Autumn Equinox for the year, the first October Full Moon was called the Full Harvest Moon. The October 1974 Full Moon was the first full moon of Autumn and the Full Moon in Aries.

October 30, 1974 (Full Blue Moon)

The eleventh full moon in 1974 was on Wednesday, October 30, 1974 at 8:19 PM. The October Full Moon was called the Full Blue Moon. The October 1974 Full Moon was the second full moon of Autumn and the Full Moon in Taurus.

November 29, 1974 (Beaver Moon, Blood Moon)

The twelfth full moon in 1974 was on Friday, November 29, 1974 at 10:10 AM. The November Full Moon was called the Beaver Blood Moon. The November 1974 Full Moon was the last full moon of Autumn and the Full Moon in Gemini.

The lunar eclipse in November was a Total Lunar Eclipse, also called a Blood Moon. Another nickname for the November Full Moon is the Frosty Moon.

December 28, 1974 (Cold Moon, Supermoon)

The last full moon in 1974 was on Saturday, December 28, 1974 at 10:51 PM. The December Full Moon was called the Super Cold Moon. The December 1974 Full Moon was the first full moon of Winter and the Full Moon in Cancer. Other names for the December Full Moon include the Long Nights Moon and Oak Moon.

1974 Equinoxes and Solstices

The 1974 dates of the equinoxes and solstices were:

Spring Equinox (Vernal): March 20, 1974 at 8:06 p.m.
Summer Solstice: June 21, 1974 at 2:37 p.m.
Autumnal Equinox: September 23, 1974 at 5:59 a.m.
Winter Solstice: December 22, 1974 at 12:56 a.m.

Moon Phases

The primary lunar phases of each moon are the new moon, the first quarter, the full moon, and last quarter.

The dates of the lunar phases in 1974 were:

Lunar CycleNew MoonFirst QuarterFull MoonLast Quarter
Wolf Moon 1974Mon, December 24, 10:07 a.m. (1973)Tue, January 1, 1:06 p.m.Tue, January 8, 7:36 a.m.Tue, January 15, 2:04 a.m.
Snow Moon 1974Wed, January 23, 6:02 a.m.Thu, January 31, 2:39 a.m.Wed, February 6, 6:24 p.m.Wed, February 13, 7:04 p.m.
Worm Moon 1974Fri, February 22, 12:34 a.m.Fri, March 1, 2:03 p.m.Fri, March 8, 6:03 a.m.Fri, March 15, 3:15 p.m.
Pink Moon 1974Sat, March 23, 5:24 p.m.Sat, March 30, 9:44 p.m.Sat, April 6, 5:00 p.m.Sun, April 14, 10:57 a.m.
Flower Moon 1974Mon, April 22, 6:16 a.m.Mon, April 29, 3:39 a.m.Mon, May 6, 4:54 a.m.Tue, May 14, 5:29 a.m.
Strawberry Moon 1974Tue, May 21, 4:34 p.m.Tue, May 28, 9:03 a.m.Tue, June 4, 6:10 p.m.Wed, June 12, 9:45 p.m.
Buck Moon 1974Thu, June 20, 12:56 a.m.Wed, June 26, 3:20 p.m.Thu, July 4, 8:40 a.m.Fri, July 12, 11:28 a.m.
Sturgeon Moon 1974Fri, July 19, 8:06 a.m.Thu, July 25, 11:51 p.m.Fri, August 2, 11:57 p.m.Sat, August 10, 10:46 p.m.
Corn Moon 1974Sat, August 17, 3:01 p.m.Sat, August 24, 11:38 a.m.Sun, September 1, 3:25 p.m.Mon, September 9, 8:01 a.m.
Harvest Moon 1974Sun, September 15, 10:45 p.m.Mon, September 23, 3:08 a.m.Tue, October 1, 6:38 a.m.Tue, October 8, 3:46 p.m.
Blue Moon 1974Tue, October 15, 8:25 a.m.Tue, October 22, 9:53 p.m.Wed, October 30, 8:19 p.m.Wed, November 6, 9:47 p.m.
Beaver Moon 1974Wed, November 13, 7:53 p.m.Thu, November 21, 5:40 p.m.Fri, November 29, 10:10 a.m.Fri, December 6, 5:10 a.m.
Cold Moon 1974Fri, December 13, 11:25 a.m.Sat, December 21, 2:43 p.m.Sat, December 28, 10:51 p.m.Sat, January 4, 2:04 p.m. (1975)

Sources

The dates and times provided by NASA in United States Eastern Time adjusted for Daylight Saving Time for part of the year in the United States (USA). Since you may be in a different time zone, the exact dates may shift for your calendar.