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Full Cold Moon

When:
🗓️ December

Where:
🌐 Earth

Since:
Before humans

The month of December is the month of the December Solstice which on the Northern Hemisphere is the month of mid-winter celebrations. As the days are now shortest and the days longest houses and windows are decorated with lights and evergreens.

The Cold Moon got its name because it shines bright in the cold, dark nights of December.
For those who are culturally inclined, the Cold Moon has been celebrated for centuries by indigenous cultures as a time to reflect on the past year and make preparations for the year to come.
It’s a time to gather with loved ones and offer gratitude for the blessings of the past year, while also looking forward to the future with hope and optimism.

So, how do we celebrate the Cold Moon?
Gather with friends and family and have a warm, cozy dinner.
You could also go ice skating, build a snowman, or have a winter picnic.
Sip on hot cocoa, have a winter bonfire, or go ice skating under the moonlight. 

Grab your hat, scarf and mittens, and head outside to celebrate this amazing celestial event.
And just like the winter weather, the Cold Moon is a valuable part of our calendar and a reminder of the changing seasons.
Whether you choose to celebrate in a traditional or unconventional way, just remember to keep warm, have fun, and most importantly, don’t forget to howl at the moon!

🌝

The full moon in December is also known as:

  • Big Spirit Moon (Ojibwe)
  • Bitter Moon (Chinese)
  • Christmas Moon
  • Cold Moon (Celtic) (Old English)
  • Darkest Moon
  • Drift Clearing Moon (Cree)
  • Fruit Moon (S. Africa)
  • Hoar Frost Moon (Cree)
  • Little Spirit Moon (Anishinaabe)
  • Long Night’s Moon (Neo Pagan) (Mohican)
  • Mid-winter Moon
  • Moon of the Popping Trees (Oglala)
  • Moon When the Deer Shed Their Antlers (Dakota)
  • Oak Moon (Wicca) (Old English)
  • Peach Moon (Choctaw)
  • Snow Moon (Cherokee) (Haida)
  • Twelfth Moon (Dakota Sioux)
  • Unduvap Poya (Buddhist)
  • Winter Maker Moon (Western Abenaki)

A calendar of upcoming full moons:

Wolf Moons:

Year:Date:Time:
2023January 6 23:07 UTC
2024January 25 17:54 UTC
2025January 1322:26 UTC
2026January 310:02 UTC
2027January 2212:17 UTC
2028January 1204:03 UTC
2029January 3006:03 UTC
2030January 1915:54 UTC
2031January 818:25 UTC
2032January 2712:52 UTC
2033January 1513:07 UTC
2034January 419:47 UTC
2035January 2320:16 UTC
2036January 1311:16 UTC
2037January 202:35 UTC
🔵 2037January 3114:04 UTC 🔵
2038January 2103:59 UTC
2039January 1011:45 UTC
2040January 2907:54 UTC
2041January 1707:11 UTC
2042January 608:53 UTC
2043January 2506:56 UTC
2044January 1418:51 UTC

Snow Moons:

Year:Date:Time:
2023February 5 18:28 UTC
2024February 2412:30 UTC
2025February 1213:53 UTC
2026February 122:09 UTC
2027February 2023:23 UTC
2028February 1015:03 UTC
2029February 2817:10 UTC
2030February 1806:19 UTC
2031February 712:46 UTC
2032February 2607:43 UTC
2033February 1407:04 UTC
2034February 310:04 UTC
2035February 2208:53 UTC
2036February 1122:08 UTC
2037No full moon  !!
2038February 1916:09 UTC
2039February 903:39 UTC
2040February 2800:59 UTC
2041February 1602:21 UTC
2042February 501:57 UTC
2043February 2321:57 UTC
2044February 1306:41 UTC

Worm Moons:

Year:Date:Time:
2023March 712:40 UTC
2024March 25 07:00 UTC
2025March 1406:54 UTC
2026March 311:37 UTC
2027March 2210:43 UTC
2028March 1101:06 UTC
2029March 3002:26 UTC
2030March 1917:56 UTC
2031March 904:29 UTC
2032March 2700:46 UTC
2033March 1601:37 UTC
2034March 502:10 UTC
2035March 2322:42 UTC
2036March 1209:09 UTC
2037March 200:28 UTC
🔵 2037March 3109:53 UTC 🔵
2038March 2102:09 UTC
2039March 1016:35 UTC
2040March 2815:11 UTC
2041March 1720:19 UTC
2042March 620:09 UTC
2043March 2514:26 UTC
2044March 1319:41 UTC

Pink Moons:

Year:Date:Time:
2023April 604:34 UTC
2024April 24 23:48 UTC
2025April 1300:22 UTC
2026April 202:11 UTC
2027April 2022:27 UTC
2028April 910:26 UTC
2029April 2810:36 UTC
2030April 1803:19 UTC
2031April 717:21 UTC
2032April 2515:09 UTC
2033April 1419:17 UTC
2034April 319:18 UTC
2035April 2213:20 UTC
2036April 1020:22 UTC
2037April 2918:53 UTC
2038April 1910:36 UTC
2039April 902:52 UTC
2040April 2702:37 UTC
2041April 1612:00 UTC
2042April 514:15 UTC
2043April 2407:23 UTC
2044April 1209:39 UTC

Flower Moons:

Year:Date:Time:
2023May 5 17:34 UTC
2024May 23 13:53 UTC
2025May 1216:55 UTC
2026May 117:23 UTC
🔵 2026May 3108:45 UTC 🔵
2027May 2010:59 UTC
2028May 819:48 UTC
2029May 2718:37 UTC
2030May 1711:19 UTC
2031May 703:39 UTC
2032May 2502:37 UTC
2033May 1410:42 UTC
2034May 312:15 UTC
2035May 2204:25 UTC
2036May 1008:09 UTC
2037May 2918:53 UTC
2038May 1818:23 UTC
2039May 811:19 UTC
2040May 2611:47 UTC
2041May 1600:52 UTC
2042May 506:48 UTC
2043May 2323:36 UTC
2044May 1200:16 UTC

Strawberry Moons:

Year:Date:Time:
2023June 4 03:41 UTC
2024June 22 01:07 UTC
2025June 1107:43 UTC
2026June 2923:56 UTC
2027June 1900:44 UTC
2028June 706:08 UTC
2029June 2603:22 UTC
2030June 1518:40 UTC
2031June 511:58 UTC
2032June 2311:32 UTC
2033June 1223:19 UTC
2034June 203:54 UTC
2035June 2019:37 UTC
2036June 821:01 UTC
2037June 2715:19 UTC
2038June 1702:30 UTC
2039June 618:47 UTC
2040June 2419:19 UTC
2041June 1410:58 UTC
2042June 320:48 UTC
2043June 2214:20 UTC
2044June 1015:16 UTC

Buck Moons:

Year:Date:Time:
2023July 3 11:38 UTC
2024July 2110:17 UTC
2025July 1020:36 UTC
2026July 2914:35 UTC
2027July 1815:44 UTC
2028July 618:09 UTC
2029July 2513:35 UTC
2030July 1502:12 UTC
2031July 419:01 UTC
2032July 2218:51 UTC
2033July 1209:28 UTC
2034July 117:44 UTC
🔵 2034July 3105:54 UTC 🔵
2035July 2010:36 UTC
2036July 811:19 UTC
2037July 2704:15 UTC
2038July 1611:48 UTC
2039July 602:03 UTC
2040July 2402:05 UTC
2041July 1319:00 UTC
2042July 308:09 UTC
2043July 2203:24 UTC
2044July 1006:22 UTC

Sturgeon Moons:

Year:Date:Time:
2023August 118:31 UTC
🔵 2023August 3101:35 UTC 🔵
2024August 19 18:26 UTC
2025August 907:55 UTC
2026August 2804:18 UTC
2027August 1707:28 UTC
2028August 508:09 UTC
2029August 2401:51 UTC
2030August 1310:44 UTC
2031August 301:45 UTC
2032August 2101:46 UTC
2033August 1018:07 UTC
2034August 2916:49 UTC
2035August 1901:00 UTC
2036August 702:48 UTC
2037August 2519:09 UTC
2038August 1422:56 UTC
2039August 409:56 UTC
2040August 2209:09 UTC
2041August 1202:04 UTC
2042August 117:33 UTC
🔵 2042August 3102:02 UTC 🔵
2043August 2015:04 UTC
2044August 821:13 UTC

Corn Moons:

Year:Date:Time:
2023September 29 09:57 UTC
2024September 18 02:34 UTC
2025September 718:08 UTC
2026September 2616:49 UTC
2027September 1523:03 UTC
2028September 323:47 UTC
2029September 2216:29 UTC
2030September 1121:17 UTC
2031September 109:20 UTC
🔵 2031September 3018:57 UTC 🔵
2032September 1909:30 UTC
2033September 902:20 UTC
2034September 2816:49 UTC
2035September 1714:23 UTC
2036September 518:45 UTC
2037September 2411:31 UTC
2038September 1312:24 UTC
2039September 219:23 UTC
2040September 2017:42 UTC
2041September 1009:23 UTC
2042September 2910:34 UTC
2043September 1901:47 UTC
2044September 711:24 UTC

Hunter Moons:

Year:Date:Time:
2023October 28 20:24 UTC
2024October 17 11:26 UTC
2025October 703:47 UTC
2026October 2604:11 UTC
2027October 1513:47 UTC
2028October 316:25 UTC
2029October 2209:27 UTC
2030October 1110:46 UTC
2031October 3007:32 UTC
2032October 1818:58 UTC
2033October 810:58 UTC
2034October 2712:42 UTC
2035October 1702:35 UTC
2036October 510:15 UTC
2037October 2404:36 UTC
2038October 1304:21 UTC
2039October 207:23 UTC
🔵 2039October 3122:36 UTC
2040October 2004:49 UTC
2041October 918:02 UTC
2042October 2819:48 UTC
2043October 1811:55 UTC
2044October 700:30 UTC

Beaver Moons:

Year:Date:Time:
2023November 27 09:16 UTC
2024November 15 21:28 UTC
2025November 513:19 UTC
2026November 2414:53 UTC
2027November 1403:25 UTC
2028November 209:17 UTC
2029November 2104:02 UTC
2030November 1003:30 UTC
2031November 2823:18 UTC
2032November 1706:42 UTC
2033November 620:32 UTC
2034November 2522:32 UTC
2035November 1513:48 UTC
2036November 400:44 UTC
2037November 2221:35 UTC
2038November 1122:27 UTC
2039November 3016:49 UTC
2040November 1819:06 UTC
2041November 804:43 UTC
2042November 2706:06 UTC
2043November 1621:52 UTC
2044November 512:26 UTC

Cold Moons:

Year:Date:Time:
2023December 27 00:33 UTC
2024December 1509:01 UTC
2025December 423:14 UTC
2026December 2401:28 UTC
2027December 1316:08 UTC
2028December 201:40 UTC
🔵 2028December 3116:48 UTC 🔵
2029December 2022:46 UTC
2030December 922:40 UTC
2031December 2817:33 UTC
2032December 1620:49 UTC
2033December 607:22 UTC
2034December 2508:54 UTC
2035December 1500:33 UTC
2036December 314:08 UTC
2037December 2213:38 UTC
2038December 1117:30 UTC
2039December 3012:37 UTC
2040December 1812:15 UTC
2041December 717:42 UTC
2042December 2617:42 UTC
2043December 1608:01 UTC
2044December 423:33 UTC

The moon does not care if the dog barks at it

(Czech proverb)

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