Full Moon Calendar 1997

Wondering when were the full moons in 1997? Here’s the Full Moon Calendar 1997 to help you go back and check the 12 full moons.

Photo of the full moon with the words Full Moon Calendar 1997

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 1997

In 1997, there were 12 full moons with no calendar blue moons on the schedule. There was a seasonal blue moon in the Spring season

There was a mix of lunar eclipses during 1997. The March full moon occurred with a partial lunar eclipse. And for September, the full moon aligned with a total lunar full moon eclipse.

Note: The UTC dates show up differently for July, October, and December because of the conversion between EST and UTC. 

MonthDay of the weekFull Moon 1997 DateUTC Time
JanuaryThursdayJanuary 23, 1997 10:11 EST15:11 UTC
FebruarySaturdayFebruary 22, 1997 05:27 EST10:27 UTC
MarchMondayMarch 24, 1997 00:45 EST05:45 UTC
AprilTuesdayApril 22, 1997 16:34 EST21:34 UTC
MayThursdayMay 22, 1997 05:13 EST
10:13 UTC
JuneFridayJune 20, 1997 15:09 EST20:09 UTC
JulySaturdayJuly 19, 1997 23:20 EST04:20 UTC
(July 20, 1997)
AugustMondayAugust 18, 1997 06:55 EST
11:55 UTC
SeptemberTuesdaySeptember 16, 1997 14:50 EST19:50 UTC
OctoberWednesdayOctober 15, 1997 23:46 EST04:46 UTC
(October 16, 1997)
NovemberFridayNovember 14, 1997 09:12 EST14:12 UTC
DecemberSaturdayDecember 13, 1997 21:37 EST02:37 UTC
(December 14, 1997)

What were the 1997 Full Moon names?

The names of the full moons in 1997 were as follows:

  • January 23, 1997: Full Wolf Moon
  • February 22, 1997: Full Snow Moon
  • March 24, 1997: Full Worm Moon
  • April 22, 1997: Full Pink Moon
  • May 22, 1997: Full Flower Moon
  • June 20, 1997: Full Strawberry Moon
  • July 19, 1997 (July 20, 1997 UTC): Full Buck Moon
  • August 18, 1997: Full Sturgeon Moon
  • September 16, 1997: Full Harvest Moon
  • October 15, 1997 (October 16, 1997 UTC): Full Hunter’s Moon
  • November 14, 1997: Full Beaver Moon
  • December 13, 1997 (December 14, 1997 UTC): Full Cold Moon

1997 Equinoxes and Solstices

Below are the dates for the equinoxes and solstices from 1997. This year, none of the full moons fell on the same date as the equinoxes and solstices.

In the Spring season, four full moons occurred, resulting in a seasonal blue moon in May 1997. A seasonal blue moon is the third full moon in a season with four full moons.

The 1997 dates of the equinoxes and solstices were:

  • Vernal Equinox (Spring): March 20, 1997 at 9:55 AM EST or 2:55 PM UTC
  • Summer Solstice: June 21, 1997 at 4:20 AM EDT or 9:20 AM UTC
  • Autumnal Equinox: September 22, 1997 at 7:56 PM EDT or September 23, 1997 at 12:56 AM UTC
  • Winter Solstice: December 21, 1997 at 3:07 PM EST or 8:07 PM UTC

1997 Moon Phases in Eastern Time (ET) and UTC

Below are the lunar phases for 1997 including the new moon, first quarter, full moon, and last quarter on the schedule for each month. The date and times are based on both the United States Eastern Time Zone and UTC, adjusted for daylight saving time.

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (Eastern)UTC Date & Time
January Last QuarterJanuary 1, 1997 8:45 PM ESTJanuary 2, 1997 1:45 AM UTC
January New MoonJanuary 8, 1997 11:26 PM ESTJanuary 9, 1997 4:26 AM UTC
January First QuarterJanuary 15, 1997 3:02 PM ESTJanuary 15, 1997 8:02 PM UTC
January Full MoonJanuary 23, 1997 10:11 AM ESTJanuary 23, 1997 3:11 PM UTC
January Last QuarterJanuary 31, 1997 2:40 PM ESTJanuary 31, 1997 7:40 PM UTC
February New MoonFebruary 7, 1997 10:06 AM ESTFebruary 7, 1997 3:06 PM UTC
February First QuarterFebruary 14, 1997 3:58 AM ESTFebruary 14, 1997 8:58 AM UTC
February Full MoonFebruary 22, 1997 5:27 AM ESTFebruary 22, 1997 10:27 AM UTC
March Last QuarterMarch 2, 1997 4:38 AM ESTMarch 2, 1997 9:38 AM UTC
March New MoonMarch 8, 1997 8:14 PM ESTMarch 9, 1997 1:14 AM UTC
March First QuarterMarch 15, 1997 8:06 PM ESTMarch 16, 1997 1:06 AM UTC
March Full MoonMarch 24, 1997 12:45 AM ESTMarch 24, 1997 5:45 AM UTC
March Last QuarterMarch 31, 1997 3:38 PM ESTMarch 31, 1997 8:38 PM UTC
April New MoonApril 7, 1997 7:02 AM EDTApril 7, 1997 12:02 PM UTC
April First QuarterApril 14, 1997 1:00 PM EDTApril 14, 1997 6:00 PM UTC
April Full MoonApril 22, 1997 4:34 PM EDTApril 22, 1997 9:34 PM UTC
April Last QuarterApril 29, 1997 10:37 PM EDTApril 30, 1997 3:37 AM UTC
May New MoonMay 6, 1997 4:46 PM EDTMay 6, 1997 9:46 PM UTC
May First QuarterMay 14, 1997 6:55 AM EDTMay 14, 1997 11:55 AM UTC
May Full MoonMay 22, 1997 5:13 AM EDTMay 22, 1997 10:13 AM UTC
May Last QuarterMay 29, 1997 3:51 AM EDTMay 29, 1997 8:51 AM UTC
June New MoonJune 5, 1997 3:04 AM EDTJune 5, 1997 8:04 AM UTC
June First QuarterJune 13, 1997 12:51 AM EDTJune 13, 1997 5:51 AM UTC
June Full MoonJune 20, 1997 3:09 PM EDTJune 20, 1997 8:09 PM UTC
June Last QuarterJune 27, 1997 8:42 AM EDTJune 27, 1997 1:42 PM UTC
July New MoonJuly 4, 1997 2:40 PM EDTJuly 4, 1997 7:40 PM UTC
July First QuarterJuly 12, 1997 5:44 PM EDTJuly 12, 1997 10:44 PM UTC
July Full MoonJuly 19, 1997 11:20 PM EDTJuly 20, 1997 4:20 AM UTC
July Last QuarterJuly 26, 1997 2:28 PM EDTJuly 26, 1997 7:28 PM UTC
August New MoonAugust 3, 1997 4:14 AM EDTAugust 3, 1997 9:14 AM UTC
August First QuarterAugust 11, 1997 8:42 AM EDTAugust 11, 1997 1:42 PM UTC
August Full MoonAugust 18, 1997 6:55 AM EDTAugust 18, 1997 11:55 AM UTC
August Last QuarterAugust 24, 1997 10:24 PM EDTAugust 25, 1997 3:24 AM UTC
September New MoonSeptember 1, 1997 7:52 PM EDTSeptember 2, 1997 12:52 AM UTC
September First QuarterSeptember 9, 1997 9:31 PM EDTSeptember 10, 1997 2:31 AM UTC
September Full MoonSeptember 16, 1997 2:50 PM EDTSeptember 16, 1997 7:50 PM UTC
September Last QuarterSeptember 23, 1997 9:35 AM EDTSeptember 23, 1997 2:35 PM UTC
October New MoonOctober 1, 1997 12:52 PM EDTOctober 1, 1997 5:52 PM UTC
October First QuarterOctober 9, 1997 8:22 AM EDTOctober 9, 1997 1:22 PM UTC
October Full MoonOctober 15, 1997 11:46 PM EDTOctober 16, 1997 4:46 AM UTC
October Last QuarterOctober 23, 1997 12:48 AM EDTOctober 23, 1997 5:48 AM UTC
October New MoonOctober 31, 1997 5:01 AM ESTOctober 31, 1997 10:01 AM UTC
November First QuarterNovember 7, 1997 4:43 PM ESTNovember 7, 1997 9:43 PM UTC
November Full MoonNovember 14, 1997 9:12 AM ESTNovember 14, 1997 2:12 PM UTC
November Last QuarterNovember 21, 1997 6:58 PM ESTNovember 21, 1997 11:58 PM UTC
November New MoonNovember 29, 1997 9:14 PM ESTNovember 30, 1997 2:14 AM UTC
December First QuarterDecember 7, 1997 1:09 AM ESTDecember 7, 1997 6:09 AM UTC
December Full MoonDecember 13, 1997 9:37 PM ESTDecember 14, 1997 2:37 AM UTC
December Last QuarterDecember 21, 1997 4:43 PM ESTDecember 21, 1997 9:43 PM UTC
December New MoonDecember 29, 1997 11:57 AM ESTDecember 29, 1997 4:57 PM UTC

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