Full Moon January Calendar for 2022, The Full Wolf Moon

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.

January Full Moon, The Full Wolf Moon 2021

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.

YearDay of the weekFuture January Full Moons
2021ThursdayJanuary 28, 2021 14:16 EST
2022MondayJanuary 17, 2022 18:48 EST
2023FridayJanuary 6, 2023 18:08 EST
2024Thursday January 25, 2024 12:54 EST
2025MondayJanuary 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.

YearDay of the weekPast January Full Moons
2021ThursdayJanuary 28, 2021 14:16 EST
2020FridayJanuary 10, 2020 14:21 EST
2019MondayJanuary 21, 2019 00:16 EST
2018WednesdayJanuary 31, 2018 08:27 EST (blue)
2018MondayJanuary 1, 2018 21:24 EST
2017ThursdayJanuary 12, 2017 06:34 EST
2016SaturdayJanuary 23, 2016 20:46 EST
2015SundayJanuary 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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