Are you wondering about when the next full moon in 2023 will be? Here are the dates of the upcoming full moon calendar so you can keep track.
The next full moon is on Wednesday August 30, 2023 at 9:35 PM EDT or August 31, 2023 at 1:35 AM UTC. The name of the next full moon is the Super Blue Moon because it is a second August Full Moon and will be the third 2023 supermoon. The August 30th Full Moon will be the full moon in Pisces.
In 2023 there will be 13 full moons and the next full moon as the 9th on the schedule. Ready to dive a little deeper into the upcoming full moons?
The dates and times provided by NASA in the United States Eastern Time (ET) account for both Eastern Standard Time (EST) and Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) for part of the year in the United States. Also below is the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) time. This was previously referred to as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Since you may be in a different time zone, the exact dates may shift slightly for your calendar.
When does a full moon occur?
A full moon occurs when the Earth is directly between the Sun and Moon so that the moon looks completely illuminated when you look at it. It happens about once a month or, 29.53 days on average.
What are the dates and names of the full moons in 2023?
The names and dates of the 13 full moons in 2023 based on the United States Eastern Timezone are:
|2023 Full Moon||Full Moon Name||US Eastern Time||UTC Time|
|January 6, 2023||Full Wolf Moon||6:08 PM EST||11:08 PM UTC|
|February 5, 2023||Full Snow Moon||1:29 PM EST||6:29 PM UTC|
|March 7, 2023||Full Worm Moon||7:40 AM EST||12:40 PM UTC|
|April 6, 2023||Full Pink Moon||12:34 AM EDT||4:34 AM UTC|
|May 5, 2023||Full Flower Moon||1:34 PM EDT||5:34 PM UTC|
|June 3, 2023||Full Strawberry Moon||11:42 PM EDT||3:42 AM UTC|
|July 3, 2023||Full Buck Moon||7:39 AM EDT||11:39 AM UTC|
|August 1, 2023||Full Sturgeon Moon||2:31 PM EDT||6:31 PM UTC|
|August 30, 2023||Full Blue Moon||9:35 PM EDT||1:35 AM UTC (August 31)|
|September 29, 2023||Full Harvest Moon||5:57 AM EDT||9:57 AM UTC|
|October 28, 2023||Full Hunter’s Moon||4:24 PM EDT||8:24 PM UTC|
|November 27, 2023||Full Beaver Moon||4:16 AM EST||9:16 AM UTC|
|December 26, 2023||Full Cold Moon||7:33 PM EST||12:33 AM UTC (December 27)|
Related: 2023 Moon Phases
When is the next supermoon?
The next supermoon in 2023 will be on August 30, 2023 as a super blue moon.
A full supermoon is a full moon that nearly coincides with the closest point that the Moon comes to the Earth in its orbit, called perigee. The moon has a larger-than-usual appearance when you look at it. There isn’t an official definition for how close the moon must be to the Earth to be considered a supermoon. Depending on the version you use, the moon needs to be approximately 360,000 kilometers from the Earth or closer.
Full Moons Next Year
The dates of the 12 full moons in 2024 based on the United States Eastern Timezone are:
|2024 Full Moon||Full Moon Name||US Eastern Time||UTC Time|
|January 25, 2024||Full Wolf Moon||12:54 PM EST||5:54 PM UTC|
|February 24, 2024||Full Snow Moon||7:30 AM EST||12:30 PM UTC|
|March 25, 2024||Full Worm Moon||3:00 AM EDT||7:00 AM UTC|
|April 23, 2024||Full Pink Moon||7:49 PM EDT||11:49 PM UTC|
|May 23, 2024||Full Flower Moon||9:53 AM EDT||1:53 PM UTC|
|June 21, 2024||Full Strawberry Moon||9:08 PM EDT||1:08 AM UTC (June 22, 2024)|
|July 21, 2024||Full Buck Moon||6:17 AM EDT||10:17 AM UTC|
|August 19, 2024||Full Sturgeon Moon||2:26 PM EDT||6:26 PM UTC|
|September 17, 2024||Full Harvest Moon||10:34 PM EDT||2:34 AM UTC (September 18)|
|October 17, 2024||Full Hunter’s Moon||7:26 AM EDT||11:26 AM UTC|
|November 15, 2024||Full Beaver Moon||4:29 PM EST||9:29 PM UTC|
|December 15, 2024||Full Cold Moon||4:02 AM EST||9:02 AM UTC|
Related: 2024 Full Moons
Frequently Asked Questions
Have additional questions about the next full moon? Here are a few of the frequently asked questions to help you.
Yes, the next full moon in 2023 on August 30, 2023 will be a supermoon. It will be the third of four supermoons this year.