Full Pink Moon, the April Full Moon

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Mark your calendars for the Full Pink Moon 2022, the full moon that occurs in April.

Picture of the Full Pink Moon 2022, the April Full Moon

Why the April Full Moon is called the Full Pink Moon

Full moon nicknames are inspired by nature. The April full moon is referred to as the Full Pink Moon, named for a flowering pink herb moss widespread that time of year. Spring is on its way.

Or maybe you thought the name would be tied to rain because “April showers bring May flowers”.

When is the Full Pink Moon in 2022?

Mark your calendars for the April 2022 Full Moon. The 2022 Full Pink Moon will be on Saturday, April 16, 2022 14:55 EST based on the data provided by NASA.

Related: Full Moon Calendar for 2022

Future April Full Moons for 2022 to 2025

Here is a list of the next five March Full Moons for 2022 to 2025.

YearDate
2022April 16, 2022 14:55 EST
2023April 6, 2023 00:34 EST
2024April 23, 2024 19:49 EST
2025April 12, 2025 20:22 EST

Past April Full Moons 2015 to 2021

And here is a list of the April full moons that occurred from 2015 to 2021.

Depending on where you are located sometimes the full moon will shift dates between timezones.

YearDay of the weekPast April Full Moons
2015SaturdayApril 4, 2015 08:06 EST
2016FridayApril 22, 2016 01:24 EST
2017TuesdayApril 11, 2017 02:08 EST
2018SundayApril 29, 2018   20:58 EST
2019FridayApril 19, 2019 07:12 EST
2020TuesdayApril 7, 2020  22:35 EST
2021MondayApril 26, 2021  23:31 EST