Full Moon Calendar 1993 with 13 Full Moons

When were the full moons in 1993? Here’s the Full Moon Calendar 1993 to help you look back at that year.

When were the Full Moons in 1993

In 1993 there were 13 full moons. Here is a quick list of the 1993 Full Moon dates based on the information provided by NASA:

  • January 8, 1993 07:37 EST (12:37 UTC)
  • February 6, 1993 18:55 EST (3:55 UTC)
  • March 8, 1993 04:46 EST (09:46 UTC)
  • April 6, 1993 14:43 EST (19:43 UTC)
  • May 5, 1993 23:34 EST (May 6, 1996 04:34 UTC)
  • June 4, 1993 09:02 EST (14:02 UTC)
  • July 3, 1993 19:45 EST (July 4, 1993 00:45 UTC)
  • August 2, 1993 08:10 EST (13:10 UTC)
  • August 31, 1993 22:33 EST (September 1, 1993 03:33 UTC)
  • September 30, 1993 14:54 EST (19:54 UTC)
  • October 30, 1993 08:38 EST (13:38 UTC)
  • November 29, 1993 01:31 EST (06:31 UTC)
  • December 28, 1993 18:05 EST (23:05 UTC)

Ready to dive a little deeper into the Full Moon Calendar 1993 dates? Take a look at each month, the names associated with each full moon, the eclipses that occurred, dates for the equinoxes and solstices.

Photo of the full moon with the words Full Moon Calendar 1993

Full Moon Calendar 1993

For 1993, there were 13 full moons. Here’s a quick summary of the dates of each of the full moons, their names, and how they fit into each season.

The dates and times are provided by NASA in Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) for part of the year. Also below is the Universal Time Coordinated (UTC) time. This was previously referred to at Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

The Full Moons in 1993 were as follows:

January 8, 1993 (Full Wolf Moon)

The January 1993 Full Moon, also called the Full Wolf Moon, was on Friday, January 8, 1993 07:37 EST or 12:37 UTC. It was the first full moon of the 1992-1993 Winter season.

February 6, 1993 (Full Snow Moon)

The February 1993 Full Moon, also called the Full Snow Moon, was on Saturday, February 6, 1993 18:55 EST or 3:55 UTC. It was the second full moon of the 1992-1993 Winter season.

March 8, 1993 (Full Worm Moon)

The March 1993 Full Moon, also called the Full Worm Moon, on Monday March 8, 1993 04:46 EST or 09:46 UTC. This full moon happened a few weeks before the Vernal Equinox (Spring) making it the third and last full moon of the Winter 1992-1993 Winter season.

The Vernal Equinox (Spring) was on March 20, 1993 10:41 EST or 15:41 UTC.

April 6, 1993 (Full Pink Moon)

The April 1993 Full Moon, also called the Full Pink Moon, was on Tuesday April 6, 1993 14:43 EST or 19:43 UTC. It was the first full moon of the Spring 1993 season.

May 5, 1993 (Full Flower Moon)

The May 1993 Full Moon, also called the Full Flower Moon, was on Wednesday May 5, 1993 23:34 EST or May 6, 1993 04:34 UTC. It was the second full moon of the Spring 1993 season.

June 4, 1993 (Full Strawberry Moon)

The June 1993 Full Moon, also called the Full Strawberry Moon, was on Friday June 4, 1993 09:02 EST or 14:02 UTC. It was the third and last full moon for the Spring 1993 season.

The Summer Solstice occurred on June 21, 1993 05:00 EST or 10:00 UTC, after the June Full Moon.

There was a Total Lunar Eclipse at the same time as the full moon, technically 1 minute before the full moon peak.

July 3, 1993 (Full Buck Moon)

The July 1993 Full Moon, also called the Full Buck Moon, was on Saturday July 3, 1993 19:45 EST or July 4, 1993 00:45 UTC. It was the first full moon of the Summer 1993 season.

August 2, 1993 (Full Sturgeon Moon)

The August 1993 Full Moon, also called the Full Sturgeon Moon, was on Monday August 2, 1993 08:10 EST or  13:10 UTC. It was the second full moon of the Summer 1993 season.

August 31, 1993 (Full Blue Moon)

At the end of August 1993 for the Eastern Time Zone, a second full moon occurred that month. An August blue moon happened on Tuesday, August 31, 1993 22:33 EST. Though in the UTC timezone, that was September 1, 1993 03:33 UTC.

September 30, 1993 (Full Harvest Moon)

The September 1993 Full Moon, also called the Full Harvest Moon, was on Thursday September 30, 1993 14:54 EST or 19:54 UTC. It was the first full moon of the Autumn 1993 season.

The Autumn Equinox is on the calendar for September 22, 1993 20:22 EST or 07:20 UTC. As the September full moon was closer to the Autumn Equinox than the October full moon, it was called the Full Harvest Moon.

And then for the UTC timezone, the 1993 blue moon occurred in September 1993. That would have made the second September 1993 not only the Harvest Moon, but a Blue Harvest Moon.

October 30, 1993 (Full Hunter’s Moon)

The October 1993 Full Moon, also called the Full Hunter’s Moon was on Saturday October 30, 1993 08:38 EST or 13:38 UTC. It was the second full moon of the Autumn 1993 season

November 29, 1993 (Full Beaver Moon)

The November 1993 Full Moon, also called the Full Beaver Moon, was on Monday November 29, 1993 01:31 EST or 06:31 UTC. It was the third full moon of the Autumn 1993 season.

There also was a Total Lunar Eclipse at the same time as the full moon, technically 5 minutes before the full moon peak.

December 28, 1993 (Full Cold Moon)

The December 1993 Full Moon, also called Full Cold Moon, was on Tuesday December 28, 1993 18:05 EST or 23:05 UTC. It was the first full moon of the Winter 1993-1994 season.

The Winter Solstice is on the calendar for December 21, 1993 15:26 EST or December 22, 1993 02:23 UTC.

Was there a full moon on Halloween in 1993?

The October 1993 Full Moon occurred 1 day before Halloween, on Saturday October 30, 1993 08:38 EST or 13:38 UTC. So it was close but not exactly on Halloween, at least for Eastern Time. Other time zones might have had a Halloween Full Moon, but this time zone doesn’t.

For example, check out the Halloween Blue Moon the occurred in 2020.

What were the names of 1993 full moons?

The names of the 1993 full moons were as follows:

  • January: Full Wolf Moon
  • February: Full Snow Moon
  • March: Full Worm Moon
  • April: Full Pink Moon
  • May: Full Flower Moon
  • June: Full Strawberry Moon
  • July: Full Buck Moon
  • August: Full Sturgeon Moon
  • September: Full Harvest Moon
  • October: Full Hunter’s Moon
  • November: Full Beaver Moon
  • December: Full Cold Moon

The September full moon is called the Full Harvest Moon because it’s closer to the Autumn Equinox than the October Full Moon.

Was there a blue moon in 1993?

In 1993 there was a blue moon because August 1993 had 2 full moons for the Eastern Time Zone. From a UTC perspective, the blue moon was in September 1993.

There wasn’t a seasonal blue moon as part of 1993 because none of the seasons have four full moons. Each season had three full moons.

1993 Equinoxes and Solstices

The 1993 dates for the equinoxes and solstices are as follows:

MonthEquinox/Solstice1993 DateUTC Time
MarchVernal Equinox (Spring)March 20, 1993 10:41 EST21:28 UTC
JuneSummer SolsticeJune 21, 1993 05:00 EST15:48 UTC
SeptemberAutumn EquinoxSeptember 22, 1993 20:22 EST07:20 UTC
DecemberWinter SolsticeDecember 21, 1993 15:26 EST02:23 UTC
(December 22, 1993)

The first full moon after Spring Equinox 1993 was on Tuesday April 6, 1993 14:43 EST or 19:43 UTC. It was the April 1993 full moon, also called the Full Pink Moon.

The first full moon after the Summer Solstice 1993 was on Saturday July 3, 1993 19:45 EST or July 4, 1993 00:45 UTC. It was the July 1993 full moon, also called the Full Buck Moon.

The first full moon after the Autumn Equinox 1993 was on Thursday September 30, 1993 14:54 EST or 19:54 UTC. It was the September 1993 full moon, also called the Full Harvest Moon.

The first full moon after the Winter Solstice 1993 was on Tuesday December 28, 1993 18:05 EST or 23:05 UTC. It was the December 1993 full moon, also called the Full Cold Moon.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are a few frequently asked questions about the 1993 Full Moon Calendar to help you prepare for the year ahead.

When was the full moon August 1993?

There were two full moons in August 1993. The first August full moon, also called the Full Sturgeon Moon, was on Monday August 2, 1993 08:10 EST or  13:10 UTC. It was the second full moon of the Summer 1993 season.

And then at the end of August 1993 there was a second full moon in the Eastern United States Time Zone. An August blue moon happened on Tuesday, August 31, 1993 22:33 EST. Though in the UTC timezone, that was September 1, 1993 03:33 UTC.

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