Mark your calendars for the next January 2022 Full Moon. The next January full moon is Monday January 17, 2022 18:48 EST based on the data provided by NASA.
Names for the January Full Moon
The January full moon is commonly referred to as the Full Wolf Moon, named for wolves howling at the moon.
It’s also been referred to as the Ice Moon, Old Moon, Moon After Yule, and Snow Moon. Sometimes full moon names overlap and the Snow Moon name is commonly used to refer to the February full moon.
Future January Full Moons
Are you wondering when the January Full Moons will occur in the future? Here’s a list for the next few years. Here’s a list of the Full Wolf Moons up to 2025.
|Year||Day of the week||Future January Full Moons|
|2022||Monday||January 17, 2022 18:48 EST|
|2023||Friday||January 6, 2023 18:08 EST|
|2024||Thursday||January 25, 2024 12:54 EST|
|2025||Monday||January 13, 2025 17:27 EST|
Past January Full Moons
And what about the in past? Here is when the full moon occurred in the past for January.
Because January has 31 days, sometimes it has a blue moon. In the recent past, January 2018 had 2 full moons that month. The January 2018 blue moon fell on the January 31st because there was also a full moon on January 1st. 2018 started off the year with a full moon.
|Year||Day of the week||Past January Full Moons|
|2021||Thursday||January 28, 2021 14:16 EST|
|2020||Friday||January 10, 2020 14:21 EST|
|2019||Monday||January 21, 2019 00:16 EST|
|2018||Wednesday||January 31, 2018 08:27 EST (blue)|
|2018||Monday||January 1, 2018 21:24 EST|
|2017||Thursday||January 12, 2017 06:34 EST|
|2016||Saturday||January 23, 2016 20:46 EST|
|2015||Sunday||January 4, 2015 23:53 EST|
Frequently Asked Questions
Have additional questions about the January Full Moons? Here are a few of the frequently asked questions to help you.
When was the January 2021 full moon?
The January 2021 Full Moon was on Thursday, January 28, 2021 14:16 EST or 19:16 UTC. This will be the second full moon of the Winter 2020-2021 season as the December 2020 full moon occurred before the Winter Solstice the previous month.
When was the January 2020 full moon?
The January 2020 Full Moon was on Friday January 10, 2020 14:21 EST or 19:21 UTC. It was the first full moon of the Winter 2020-2021 season because the December 2019 full moon occurred before the Winter Solstice in 2019.
Future Full Moon Calendars
And if you’re looking for when the full moon occurs for the rest of the year, check out these future full moon calendars.
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