Full Worm Moon, the March Full Moon

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Mark your calendars for the Full Worm Moon 2022, the full moon that occurs in March.

Picture of the Full Worm Moon 2022, the March Full Moon

Why the March Full Moon is called the Full Worm Moon

Nature inspires the names of the full moons. The March full moon is referred to as the Full Worm Moon, named for earthworms that start to reappear as the ground thaws. And with the worms, the birds start to come back as we get closer to spring.

When is the Full Worm Moon in 2022?

Mark your calendars for the March 2021 Full Moon. The 2021 Full Worm Moon will be on Friday, March 18, 2022 03:17 EST based on the data provided by NASA.

Related: Full Moon Calendar for 2022

Future March Full Moons for 2022 to 2025

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

2022March 18, 2022 03:17 EST
2023March 7, 2023 07:40 EST
2024March 25, 2024 03:00 EST
2025March 14, 2025 02:56 EST

Past March Full Moons 2017 to 2021

March has 31 days and in some years the full moon cycle aligns so there are two full moons in the same month. Here is a list of the March full moons that occurred from 2017 to 2021.

The March 2018 Full Moon occurred on the 1st of the month. And a blue moon occurred at the very end of the month on March 31st. 2018 was also interesting because January also had a blue moon. That year, instead of having a Full Snow Moon, February had a black moon or no full moon at all that month.

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 weekPast March Full Moons
2017SundayMarch 12, 2017 10:54 EST
2018ThursdayMarch 1, 2018 19:51 EST
2018SaturdayMarch 31, 2018 08:37 EST (blue)
2019WednesdayMarch 20, 2019 21:43 EST
2020MondayMarch 9, 2020 13:48 EST
2021SundayMarch 28, 2021 14:48 EST