Full Moon November 2022: The Full Beaver Moon

Mark your calendars! The next November full moon is Tuesday November 8, 2022 6:02 AM EST or 11:02 AM UTC based on the data provided by NASA. It will be the eleventh full moon on the calendar for 2022.

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.

Ready to dive a little deeper into the November 2022 Full Moon? Learn more about the moon’s nicknames and other facts.

Photo of the moon for the Full Moon November 2022 date, the Full Beaver Moon

The dates and times provided by NASA in the 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 you may be in a different time zone, the exact dates may shift slightly for your calendar.

What is the name of the November full moon?

The November full moon is commonly referred to as 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 2022, the November Full Moon will be the second full moon of the Autumn 2022 season. It will be the second full moon after the Autumnal Equinox in 2022.

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

In 2022, the Autumnal Equinox will be Thursday September 22, 2022 9:04 PM EDT or September 23, 2022 2:04 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.

Will there be an eclipse during the November 2022 Full Moon?

Yes, there will be a total lunar eclipse during the November Full Moon, technically 3 minutes before the peak of the full moon. A total lunar eclipse is also known as a blood moon because it gives the moon a reddish appearance. In 2022 the November Full Moon could also be called a blood beaver moon.

When is the new moon for the 2022 Full Beaver Moon?

The lunar cycle for the November Full Moon will begin with its new moon in October 2022. The New Beaver Moon will be on Tuesday October 25, 2022 6:49 AM EDT or 11:49 AM UTC and will be in the new moon in Scorpio.

Future November Full Moons

Wondering about November in the future and when the full moons will occur? Here’s a list for the next few years.

YearFuture November Full MoonsUTC Date
November 2022November 8, 2022 6:02 AM ESTNovember 8, 2022 11:02 AM UTC
November 2023November 27, 2023 4:16 AM ESTNovember 27, 2023 9:16 AM UTC
November 2024November 15, 2024 4:29 PM ESTNovember 15, 2024 9:29 PM UTC
November 2025November 5, 2025 8:19 AM ESTNovember 5, 2025 1:19 PM UTC

Past November Full Moons

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

YearPast November Full MoonsUTC Date
November 2021November 19, 2021 3:58 AM ESTNovember 19, 2021 8:58 AM UTC
November 2020November 30, 2020 4:44 AM ESTNovember 30, 2020 9:44 AM UTC
November 2019November 12, 2019 8:34 AM ESTNovember 12, 2019 1:34 PM UTC
November 2018November 23, 2018 12:39 AM ESTNovember 23, 2018 5:39 AM UTC
November 2017November 4, 2017 12:23 AM EDTNovember 4, 2017 5:23 AM UTC

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