Full Sturgeon Moon, the August Full Moon

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Mark your calendars for the Full Sturgeon Moon 2022, the full moon that occurs in August.

Picture of the Full Sturgeon Moon 2022, the August Full Moon

Why the August Full Moon is called the Full Sturgeon Moon

The August Full Moon’s name was probably not your first guess. Inspired by nature, sturgeon are caught in high numbers in North America’s Great Lakes, giving the August Full Moon its nickname.

When is the Full Sturgeon Moon in 2022?

Mark your calendars for the August 2022 Full Moon. The 2022 Full Sturgeon Moon will be on Thursday, August 11, 2022 21:36 EST based on the data provided by NASA.

Related: Full Moon Calendar for 2022

Future August Full Moons for 2022 to 2025

Here is a list of the next five August Full Moons for 2022 to 2025. In August 2023 there will also be a blue moon with a second full moon happening at the end of the month on August 30th.

Depending on where you are located sometimes the blue moons will occur in one timezone but not in another. Or possibly shift months.

YearDay of the weekFuture August Full Moons
2022ThursdayAugust 11, 2022 21:36 EST
2023TuesdayAugust 1, 2023 14:31 EST
2023WednesdayAugust 30, 2023 (Blue!)
2024MondayAugust 19, 2024 14:26 EST
2025SaturdayAugust 9, 2025 03:55 EST

Past August Full Moons 2015 to 2021

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

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

Additional 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.