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

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.

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 as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

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.

MonthEquinox/Solstice1997 DateUTC Time
MarchVernal Equinox (Spring)March 20, 1997 09:55 EST14:55 UTC
JuneSummer SolsticeJune 21, 1997 04:20 EST09:20 UTC
SeptemberAutumn EquinoxSeptember 22, 1997 19:56 EST00:56 UTC
(September 23, 1997)
DecemberWinter SolsticeDecember 21, 1997 15:07 EST20:07 UTC

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