Mark your calendars for the Full Sturgeon Moon 2020, the full moon that occurs in August.
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 2020?
Mark your calendars for the August 2020 Full Moon. The 2020 Full Sturgeon Moon will be on Monday, August 3, 2020 11:59 EST based on the data provided by NASA.
Related: Full Moon Calendar for 2020
Future August Full Moons for 2021 to 2025
Here is a list of the next six August Full Moons for 2021 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.
|Year||Day of the week||Future August Full Moons|
|2021||Sunday||August 22, 2021 08:02 EST|
|2022||Thursday||August 11, 2022 21:36 EST|
|2023||Tuesday||August 1, 2023 14:31 EST|
|2023||Wednesday||August 30, 2023 (Blue!)|
|2024||Monday||August 19, 2024 14:26 EST|
|2025||Saturday||August 9, 2025 03:55 EST|
Past August Full Moons 2015 to 2019
And here is a list of the five August full moons that occurred from 2015 to 2019.
Depending on where you are located sometimes the full moon will shift dates between timezones.
|Year||Day of the week||Past August Full Moons|
|2015||Saturday||August 29, 2015 14:35 EST|
|2016||Thursday||August 18, 2016 05:27 EST|
|2017||Monday||August 7, 2017 14:11 EST|
|2018||Sunday||August 26, 2018 07:56 EST|
|2019||Thursday||August 15, 2019 08:29 EST|
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.