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Full Moon November 2023: The Full Beaver Moon

Mark your calendars for the next November 2023 Full Moon. The next November full moon is Monday November 27, 2023 4:16 AM EST or 9:16 AM UTC based on the data provided by NASA. It will be the twelfth full moon on the calendar for 2023.

A full moon occurs when the Earth is between the Sun and Moon so that the moon looks completely illuminated. It happens about once a month or, 29.53 days on average.

Ready to dive a little deeper into the November 2023 Full Moon? Learn more about the moon’s nicknames and other facts.

Photo of the moon for the date of the the Full Beaver Moon 2023, the November 2023 Full Moon

The dates and times provided by NASA in United States Eastern Time are 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. Since you may be in a different time zone, the exact dates may shift for your calendar.

When is the full moon in November 2023?

The full moon in November will be on Monday November 27, 2023 4:16 AM EST or 9:16 AM UTC. The November 27th full moon will be the twelfth full moon of 2023 and the full moon in Gemini.

What is the name of the November 2023 Full Moon?

One name for the November 2023 Full Moon is the Full Beaver Moon. It’s not likely a name you would have immediately guessed. The Full Beaver Moon is inspired by nature as this nickname comes from the time when Native Americans and early settlers would set traps to catch beavers to have warm furs for the winter.

Another nickname for the November full moon is the Frosty Moon.

Which season includes the November Full Moon?

In 2023, the November Full Moon will be the third and last full moon of the Autumn 2023 season. It will be the third full moon after the Autumnal Equinox in 2023.

The Autumnal Equinox marks the beginning of astronomical autumn and the end of astronomical summer in the Northern Hemisphere.

In 2023, the Autumnal Equinox will be Saturday September 23, 2023 2:50 AM EDT or 6:50 AM UTC.

Depending on the year, the Full Beaver Moon could occur either be the second or third Full Moon of Autumn, depending on if the September Full Moon happens before or after the Autumnal Equinox.

When is the new moon for the 2023 Full Beaver Moon?

The lunar cycle for the November Full Moon will begin with its new moon in November 2023. The New Beaver Moon will be on Monday November 13, 2023 4:27 AM EST or 9:27 AM UTC and will be in the new moon in Scorpio.

Also interesting to note, in 2023, this will be one of the few new moon-full moon cycles that will be in the same month.

Will there be a full supermoon in November 2023?

No, the full moon in November 2023 will not be a full supermoon as it will be more than 360,000 kilometers away during the peak of the full moon. The year will have 2 supermoons in August and 2 additional full supermoons depending on the definition you use.

A full supermoon is a full moon that nearly coincides with the closest point that the Moon comes to the Earth in its orbit, called perigee. The moon will have a larger-than-usual appearance. There isn’t an official definition on the exact distance the moon needs to be to be called a supermoon. It’s approximately 360,000 kilometers or closer depending on the definition.

Will there be a lunar eclipse during the November Full Moon?

No there will not be a lunar eclipse during the full moon in November 2023. In the future, there will be an eclipse during the first full moon of the year.

In 2023 there will be two lunar eclipses during the year. The May Full Moon will have a penumbral lunar eclipse and there will be a partial lunar eclipse during the October Full Moon.

November 2023 Moon Phases in Eastern Time and UTC

Below are the lunar phases for November 2023 including the new moon, first quarter, full moon, and last quarter that are 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 PhaseUS Eastern Date & TimeUTC Date & Time
November Last QuarterNovember 5, 2023 3:37 AM ESTNovember 5, 2023 8:37 AM UTC
November New MoonNovember 13, 2023 4:27 AM ESTNovember 13, 2023 9:27 AM UTC
November First QuarterNovember 20, 2023 5:50 AM ESTNovember 20, 2023 10:50 AM UTC
November Full MoonNovember 27, 2023 4:16 AM ESTNovember 27, 2023 9:16 AM UTC

Future November Full Moons

Wondering when in the future the full moons will occur in November beyond November 2023 full moon? Here’s a list through 2029.

YearDay of the weekFuture November Full Moons
2023MondayNovember 27, 2023 4:16 AM EST
2024FridayNovember 15, 2024 4:29 PM EST
2025WednesdayNovember 5, 2025 8:19 AM EST
2026TuesdayNovember 24, 2026 9:53 AM EST
2027SaturdayNovember 13, 2027 10:26 PM EST
2028ThursdayNovember 2, 2028 4:17 AM EDT
2029TuesdayNovember 20, 2029 11:03 PM EST

Past November Full Moons

And what about the past? Here is when the full moon occurred in the past for November.

YearDay of the weekPast November Full Moons
2022TuesdayNovember 8, 2022 6:02 AM EST
2021FridayNovember 19, 2021 3:58 AM EST
2020MondayNovember 30, 2020 4:30 AM EST
2019TuesdayNovember 12, 2019 8:34 AM EST
2018FridayNovember 23, 2018 12:39 AM EST
2017SaturdayNovember 4, 2017 12:23 AM EDT

Frequently Asked Questions

Have additional questions about the November Full Moons? Here are a few of the frequently asked questions to help you.

How many full moons will there be in November 2023?

In 2023, there will be one full moon in November. The November Full Moon will be on Monday November 27, 2023 4:16 AM EST or 9:16 AM UTC. There are other years with 2 full moons, with the second called a blue moon, but not for 2023.

Future Full Moon Calendars

And if you’re looking for when the full moon occurs for the rest of the year, check out these additional full moon calendars.

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Photo of the moon for the November 2023 Full Moon, the Full Beaver Moon