Full Moon Calendar 2017

Wondering when were the full moons in 2017? Here’s the Full Moon Calendar 2017 to help you go back and check.

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.

Full Moon Calendar 2017

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.

When were the full moons in 2017?

In 2017, there were 12 full moons. No blue moons happened that year because none of the moons started with a full moon. But they are working their way the beginning of the month. Check out 2018 for an interesting full moon schedule.

The dates of the 2017 full moons were:

Full MoonUS Eastern Date & TimeUTC Date & Time
January 2017 Full MoonJanuary 12, 2017 6:34 AM ESTJanuary 12, 2017 11:34 AM UTC
February 2017 Full MoonFebruary 10, 2017 7:33 PM ESTFebruary 11, 2017 12:33 AM UTC
March 2017 Full MoonMarch 12, 2017 10:54 AM EDTMarch 12, 2017 3:54 PM UTC
April 2017 Full MoonApril 11, 2017 2:08 AM EDTApril 11, 2017 7:08 AM UTC
May 2017 Full MoonMay 10, 2017 5:43 PM EDTMay 10, 2017 11:43 PM UTC
June 2017 Full MoonJune 9, 2017 9:10 AM EDTJune 9, 2017 2:10 PM UTC
July 2017 Full MoonJuly 9, 2017 12:07 AM EDTJuly 9, 2017 5:07 AM UTC
August 2017 Full MoonAugust 7, 2017 2:11 PM EDTAugust 7, 2017 7:11 PM UTC
September 2017 Full MoonSeptember 6, 2017 3:03 AM EDTSeptember 6, 2017 8:03 AM UTC
October 2017 Full MoonOctober 5, 2017 2:40 PM EDTOctober 5, 2017 7:40 PM UTC
November 2017 Full MoonNovember 4, 2017 12:23 AM EDTNovember 4, 2017 5:23 AM UTC
December 2017 Full MoonDecember 3, 2017 10:47 AM ESTDecember 3, 2017 3:47 PM UTC

What were the names of the 2017 Full Moons?

The names of the full moons in 2017 were as follows:

  • January 12, 2017: Full Wolf Moon
  • February 10, 2017 (February 11, 2017 UTC): Full Snow Moon
  • March 12, 2017: Full Worm Moon
  • April 11, 2017: Full Pink Moon
  • May 10, 2017: Full Flower Moon
  • June 9, 2017: Full Strawberry Moon
  • July 9, 2017: Full Buck Moon
  • August 7, 2017: Full Sturgeon Moon
  • September 6, 2017: Full Corn Moon
  • October 5, 2017: Full Harvest Moon
  • November 4, 2017: Full Beaver Moon
  • December 3, 2017: Full Cold Moon

2017 Equinoxes and Solstices

The 2017 dates of the equinoxes and solstices were:

  • Vernal Equinox (Spring): March 20, 2017 at 6:29 AM EDT or 11:29 AM UTC
  • Summer Solstice: June 21, 2017 at 12:25 AM EDT or 5:25 AM UTC
  • Autumnal Equinox: September 22, 2017 at 4:02 PM EDT or 9:02 PM UTC
  • Winter Solstice: December 21, 2017 at 11:29 AM EST or 4:29 PM UTC

2017 Moon Phases in Eastern Time (ET) and UTC

Below are the lunar phases for 2017 including the new moon, first quarter, full moon, and last quarter that were 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 (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
January First QuarterJanuary 5, 2017 2:47 PM ESTJanuary 5, 2017 7:47 PM UTC
January Full MoonJanuary 12, 2017 6:34 AM ESTJanuary 12, 2017 11:34 AM UTC
January Last QuarterJanuary 19, 2017 5:14 PM ESTJanuary 19, 2017 10:14 PM UTC
January New MoonJanuary 27, 2017 7:07 PM ESTJanuary 28, 2017 12:07 AM UTC
February First QuarterFebruary 3, 2017 11:19 PM ESTFebruary 4, 2017 4:19 AM UTC
February Full MoonFebruary 10, 2017 7:33 PM ESTFebruary 11, 2017 12:33 AM UTC
February Last QuarterFebruary 18, 2017 2:33 PM ESTFebruary 18, 2017 7:33 PM UTC
February New MoonFebruary 26, 2017 9:58 AM ESTFebruary 26, 2017 2:58 PM UTC
March First QuarterMarch 5, 2017 6:32 AM ESTMarch 5, 2017 11:32 AM UTC
March Full MoonMarch 12, 2017 10:54 AM EDTMarch 12, 2017 3:54 PM UTC
March Last QuarterMarch 20, 2017 11:58 AM EDTMarch 20, 2017 4:58 PM UTC
March New MoonMarch 27, 2017 11:57 PM EDTMarch 28, 2017 4:57 AM UTC
April First QuarterApril 3, 2017 2:39 PM EDTApril 3, 2017 7:39 PM UTC
April Full MoonApril 11, 2017 2:08 AM EDTApril 11, 2017 7:08 AM UTC
April Last QuarterApril 19, 2017 5:57 AM EDTApril 19, 2017 10:57 AM UTC
April New MoonApril 26, 2017 8:16 AM EDTApril 26, 2017 1:16 PM UTC
May First QuarterMay 2, 2017 11:47 PM EDTMay 3, 2017 4:47 AM UTC
May Full MoonMay 10, 2017 5:43 PM EDTMay 10, 2017 10:43 PM UTC
May Last QuarterMay 18, 2017 8:33 PM EDTMay 18, 2017 1:33 AM UTC
May New MoonMay 25, 2017 3:44 PM EDTMay 25, 2017 8:44 PM UTC
June First QuarterJune 1, 2017 8:42 AM EDTJune 1, 2017 1:42 PM UTC
June Full MoonJune 9, 2017 9:10 AM EDTJune 9, 2017 2:10 PM UTC
June Last QuarterJune 17, 2017 7:33 AM EDTJune 17, 2017 12:33 PM UTC
June New MoonJune 23, 2017 10:31 PM EDTJune 24, 2017 3:31 AM UTC
June First QuarterJune 30, 2017 8:51 PM EDTJuly 1, 2017 1:51 AM UTC
July Full MoonJuly 9, 2017 12:07 AM EDTJuly 9, 2017 5:07 AM UTC
July Last QuarterJuly 16, 2017 3:26 PM EDTJuly 16, 2017 8:26 PM UTC
July New MoonJuly 23, 2017 5:46 AM EDTJuly 23, 2017 10:46 AM UTC
July First QuarterJuly 30, 2017 11:23 AM EDTJuly 30, 2017 4:23 PM UTC
August Full MoonAugust 7, 2017 2:11 PM EDTAugust 7, 2017 7:11 PM UTC
August Last QuarterAugust 14, 2017 9:15 PM EDTAugust 15, 2017 2:15 AM UTC
August New MoonAugust 21, 2017 2:30 PM EDTAugust 21, 2017 7:30 PM UTC
August First QuarterAugust 29, 2017 4:13 AM EDTAugust 29, 2017 9:13 AM UTC
September Full MoonSeptember 6, 2017 3:03 AM EDTSeptember 6, 2017 8:03 AM UTC
September Last QuarterSeptember 13, 2017 2:25 AM EDTSeptember 13, 2017 7:25 AM UTC
September New MoonSeptember 20, 2017 1:30 AM EDTSeptember 20, 2017 6:30 AM UTC
September First QuarterSeptember 27, 2017 10:54 PM EDTSeptember 28, 2017 3:54 AM UTC
October Full MoonOctober 5, 2017 2:40 PM EDTOctober 5, 2017 7:40 PM UTC
October Last QuarterOctober 12, 2017 8:25 AM EDTOctober 12, 2017 1:25 PM UTC
October New MoonOctober 19, 2017 3:12 PM EDTOctober 19, 2017 8:12 PM UTC
October First QuarterOctober 27, 2017 5:22 PM EDTOctober 27, 2017 11:22 PM UTC
November Full MoonNovember 4, 2017 12:23 AM EDTNovember 4, 2017 5:23 AM UTC
November Last QuarterNovember 10, 2017 3:37 PM ESTNovember 10, 2017 8:37 PM UTC
November New MoonNovember 18, 2017 6:42 AM ESTNovember 18, 2017 11:42 AM UTC
November First QuarterNovember 26, 2017 12:03 PM ESTNovember 26, 2017 5:03 PM UTC
December Full MoonDecember 3, 2017 10:47 AM ESTDecember 3, 2017 3:47 PM UTC
December Last QuarterDecember 10, 2017 2:51 AM ESTDecember 10, 2017 7:51 AM UTC
December New MoonDecember 18, 2017 1:31 AM ESTDecember 18, 2017 6:31 AM UTC
December First QuarterDecember 26, 2017 4:20 AM ESTDecember 26, 2017 9:20 AM UTC

Frequently Asked Questions

How many full moons were in 2017?

There were 12 full moons in 2017. Each month had one full moon and each season had 3 full moons.

When was the first full moon of 2017?

The first full moon of 2017 was on Thursday January 12, 2017 at 6:34 AM EST or 11:34 AM UTC. It was also the first full moon of the Winter 2016-2017 season as the first full moon after the 2016 Winter Solstice. Also called the Full Wolf Moon, the January Full Moon was the full moon in Cancer.

When was the last full moon of 2017?

The last full moon of 2017 was on Sunday December 3, 2017 at 10:47 AM EST or 3:47 PM UTC. It was the third and last full moon of Autumn 2017 as it occurred before the Winter Solstice. Also called the Full Cold Moon, the December Full Moon was the full moon in Gemini. December 2017 also closed out the year with the one full supermoon that year.

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