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1994 New Moon Calendar with 12 new moons

The New Moons 1994 Calendar had 12 new moons, solstices, equinoxes, and solar eclipses to help you look back at the past dates.

A new moon is the first lunar phase that happens about once a month or, 29.53 days on average. The moon itself is not visible though you may be able to “see” it because it blocks the visibility of the stars behind it.

Typically there are 12 new moons each year, and 1994 followed the usual pattern of other years.

What were the dates of the New Moons in 1994?

In 1994 there were 12 new moons. The dates and times of the new moons in 1994 were:

  • January 11, 1994 at 6:10 PM EST
  • February 10, 1994 at 9:30 AM EST
  • March 12, 1994 at 2:05 AM EST
  • April 10, 1994 at 8:17 PM EDT
  • May 10, 1994 at 1:07 PM EDT
  • June 9, 1994 at 4:26 AM EDT
  • July 8, 1994 at 5:37 PM EDT
  • August 7, 1994 at 4:45 AM EDT
  • September 5, 1994 at 2:33 PM EDT
  • October 4, 1994 at 11:55 PM EDT
  • November 3, 1994 at 8:35 AM EST
  • December 2, 1994 at 6:54 PM EST

Ready to dive a little deeper into the 1994 dates? Take a look at each month, the dates of each new moon, the eclipses that occurred, and the dates for the equinoxes and solstices.

Watercolor picture of the moon for the 1994 New Moon Calendar

The dates and times provided by NASA in United States Eastern Time (ET) account for both Eastern Standard Time (EST) and Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) for part of the year. Also included is the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) time. This was previously referred to as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Since your local time zone may differ, the exact dates may shift slightly for your calendar.

The supermoons are based on the calculations by AstroPixels.

New Moon Calendar 1994

For 1994, there were 12 new moons. The year started off with its first new moon before mid-January setting up the year to have 12 new moons during the year. Here’s a quick summary of the dates of each of the new moons and how they fit into each season.

Here are the dates of 1994 New Moons:

January 11, 1994 (New Wolf Moon)

The January 1994 new moon, also called the New Wolf Moon, was on Tuesday January 11, 1994. This was the first new moon of the Winter 1993-1994 season as the December 1993 new moon occurred before the Winter Solstice.

February 10, 1994 (New Snow Moon)

The February 1994 new moon, also called the New Snow Moon, was on Thursday February 10, 1994. It was the second new moon of the Winter 1993-1994 season.

March 12, 1994 (New Worm Moon)

The March 1994 new moon, also called the New Worm Moon, was on Saturday March 12, 1994. This was the third and last new moon of the Winter 1993-1994 season as it happened more than a week before the Spring Equinox 1004.

The Vernal Equinox (Spring) was on Sunday March 20, 1994. The Spring Season had 3 new moons.

April 10, 1994 (New Pink Moon)

The April 1994 new moon, also called the New Pink Moon, was on Sunday April 10, 1994. This was the first new moon of the Spring 1994 season because the March new moon occurred before the Spring Equinox that year.

May 10, 1994 (New Flower Moon)

The May 1994 New Moon, also called the New Flower Moon, was on Tuesday May 10, 1994. It was the second new moon of the Spring 1994 season.

Also during the May New Moon, there was an Annular Solar Eclipse with the peak 5 minutes after the peak of the new moon.

June 9, 1994 (New Strawberry Moon)

The June 1994 New Moon, also called the New Strawberry Moon, was on Thursday June 9, 1994. This was the third and last new moon of the Spring 1994 season as it happened almost two weeks before the Summer Solstice.

The Summer Solstice was on the calendar for Tuesday June 21, 1994. It occurred after the June new moon that year and the Summer season had 3 new moons.

July 8, 1994 (New Buck Moon)

The July 1994 new moon, also called the New Buck Moon, was on Friday July 8, 1994. This was the first new moon of the Summer 1994 season.

August 7, 1994 (New Sturgeon Moon)

The August 1994 new moon, also called the New Sturgeon Moon, was on Sunday August 7, 1994. This was the second new moon of the Summer 1994 season.

September 5, 1994 (New Harvest Moon)

The September 1994 new moon, also called the New Harvest Moon, was Monday September 5, 1994. This was the third and last new moon of the Summer 1994 season as it happened more than two weeks before the Autumn Equinox.

The Autumn Equinox was on the calendar for Friday September 23, 1994, after the September New Moon. There were 3 new moons during the Autumn 1994 season.

October 4, 1994 (New Hunter’s Moon)

The October 1994 New Moon, also called the New Hunter’s Moon, was on Tuesday October 4, 1994. It was the first new moon of the Autumn 1994 season.

November 3, 1994 (New Beaver Moon)

The November 1994 New Moon, also called the New Beaver Moon, was on Thursday November 3, 1994. It was the second new moon of the Autumn 1994 season.

Also during the November New Moon, there was a Total Solar Eclipse with the peak 4 minutes after the peak of the new moon.

December 2, 1994 (New Cold Moon)

The December 1994 New Moon, also called the New Cold Moon, was on Friday December 2, 1994. It was the last new moon of the Autumn 1994 season as it occurred more than two weeks before the Winter Solstice.

The Winter Solstice was on the calendar for Wednesday December 21, 1994. There were 3 new moons during the Winter 1994-1995 season.

What are the names of 1994 new moons?

The names of the 1994 new moons are as follows:

  • January: New Wolf Moon
  • February: New Snow Moon
  • March: New Worm Moon
  • April: New Pink Moon
  • May: New Flower Moon
  • June: New Strawberry Moon
  • July: New Buck Moon
  • August: New Sturgeon Moon
  • September: New Harvest Moon
  • October: New Hunter’s Moon
  • November: New Beaver Moon
  • December: New Cold Moon

For all of 1994, the new moon for the full moon cycle occurred in the same month, so the moon names matched.

The September new moon is called the New Harvest Moon because the September Full Moon was closer to the Autumn Equinox than the October Full Moon.

Was there a black moon in 1994?

No there was not a black moon in 1994. Each month had 1 new moon and each season had three new moons.

There are four definitions for a black moon, though all unofficial. It’s not possible to have all four in one year.

  • A month without a new moon, only a full moon
  • A month without a full moon, only a new moon
  • A month with two new moons
  • A season with four new moons, making the third a seasonal black moon

A month that only has a new moon or only a full moon can only occur in February because it’s a short month.

1994 Equinoxes and Solstices

The 1994 dates for the equinoxes and solstices were as follows:

Equinox/SolsticeMonth1994 DateUTC Time
Vernal Equinox (Spring)MarchMarch 20, 1994 4:28 PM ET9:28 PM UTC
Summer SolsticeJuneJune 21, 1994 10:48 AM ET3:48 PM UTC
Autumn EquinoxSeptemberSeptember 23, 1994 2:20 AM ET7:20 AM UTC
Winter SolsticeDecemberDecember 21, 1994 9:23 PM ETDecember 22, 1994 2:23 AM UTC

The first new moon after Spring Equinox 1994 was on Sunday April 10, 1994. The spring season had 3 new moons.

The first new moon after the Summer Solstice 1994 was on Friday July 8, 1994. The summer season had 3 new moons.

The first new moon after the Autumn Equinox 1994 was on Tuesday October 4, 1994. The autumn season had 3 new moons.

The first new moon after the Winter Solstice 1994 was on Sunday January 1, 1995. It was the January 1995 new moon. The winter season had 3 new moons.

New Moons 1994 Calendar