Full Moon Calendar 1983 with 12 full moons

Wondering when were the full moons in 1983? Here’s the Full Moon Calendar 1983 to help you go back and look at the year’s 12 full moons, seasonal blue moon, solstices, equinoxes, and full moon eclipses.

A full moon occurs when the Earth is directly between the Sun and Moon so that the moon looks completely illuminated when you look at it. It happens about once a month or, 29.53 days on average.

Photo of the full moon with the words Full Moon Calendar 1983

The dates and times provided by NASA in United States Eastern Time (ET) account for both Eastern Standard Time (EST) and Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) for part of the year in the United States. Also below is the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) time. This was previously referred to as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Since your local time zone may be different, the exact dates may shift slightly for your calendar.

Full Moon Calendar 1983

In 1983, there were 12 full moons on the calendar. None of the months had more than one full moon so there was not a calendar blue moon during 1983. There was a seasonal blue moon in 1983.

During the Summer 1983 season there were four full moons. As a result, the August 1983 full moon was considered a seasonal full moon.

As part of the June 1983 full moon there was a partial lunar full moon eclipse. During the December full moon was a penumbral lunar eclipse.

MonthDay of the weekFull Moon 1983 DateUTC Time
JanuaryWednesdayJanuary 28, 1983 5:26 PM EST10:26 PM UTC
FebruarySundayFebruary 27, 1983 3:58 AM EST8:58 AM UTC
MarchMondayMarch 28, 1983 3:27 PM EST7:27 PM UTC
AprilWednesdayApril 27, 1983 2:31 AM EDT6:31 AM UTC
MayThursdayMay 26, 1983 2:48 PM EDT6:48 PM UTC
JuneSaturdayJune 25, 1983 4:32 AM EDT8:32 AM UTC
JulySundayJuly 24, 1983 7:27 PM EDT11:27 PM UTC
AugustTuesdayAugust 23, 1983 10:59 AM EDT2:59 PM UTC
SeptemberThursdaySeptember 22, 1983 2:36 AM EDT6:36 AM UTC
OctoberFridayOctober 21, 1983 5:53 PM EDT9:53 PM UTC
NovemberSundayNovember 20, 1983 7:29 AM EST12:29 PM UTC
DecemberMondayDecember 19, 1983 9:00 PM EST2:00 AM UTC
(December 20)

Related: 1983 Moon Phases

What were the names of the 1983 Full Moons?

The names of the full moons in 1983 were:

  • January 28: Full Wolf Moon
  • February 27: Full Snow Moon
  • March 28: Full Worm Moon
  • April 27: Full Pink Moon
  • May 26: Full Flower Moon
  • June 25: Full Strawberry Moon
  • July 24: Full Buck Moon
  • August 23: Full Sturgeon Moon
  • September 22: Full Harvest Moon
  • October 21: Full Hunter’s Moon
  • November 20: Full Beaver Moon
  • December 19 (December 20 UTC): Full Cold Moon

When was the Full Harvest Moon 1983?

The Full Harvest Moon in 1983 was on Thursday September 22, 1983 at 2:36 AM EDT or 6:36 AM UTC. The September full moon ninth full moon of 1983 and was the full moon in Pisces. The Full Harvest Moon was the last full moon before the Autumnal Equinox, making it the final full moon of Summer 1983.

Depending on the year, the Harvest Moon may either be part of the Summer or Autumn season. In 1983 it was part of Summer. The New Harvest Moon also occurred in September on Tuesday September 6, 1983 at 10:35 PM EDT or September 7, 1983 at 2:35 AM UTC, prior to the Autumnal Equinox. The September New Moon was the last new moon of Summer.

1983 Equinoxes and Solstices

Below are the dates for the equinoxes and solstices from 1983. None of the equinoxes or solstices fell on the same date as one of the full moons.

During Summer 1983 there were four full moons. All of the other seasons had three full moons. The August 1983 full moon was the third full moon of the season and was considered to be a seasonal full moon.

The 1983 dates of the equinoxes and solstices were:

  • Vernal Equinox (Spring): March 21, 1983 at 12:38 AM EST or 4:38 AM UTC
  • Summer Solstice: June 21, 1983 at 7:08 PM EDT or 11:08 PM UTC
  • Autumnal Equinox: September 23, 1983 at 10:41 AM EDT or 2:41 PM UTC
  • Winter Solstice: December 22, 1983 at 5:30 AM EST or 10:30 AM UTC

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