1917 Full Moons, calendar of full moons in 1917

The 1917 Full Moon Calendar will take you back to look at when the full moons in 1917 occurred during the year.

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.

Watercolor of the moon on a starry background for the calendar of 1917 full moons

The full moon calendar of the full moon dates in 1917 with exact times and dates when they occurred in the U.S. Eastern Time Zone.

In 1917 there were 13 full moons. The dates and times of the full moons in 1917 were:

DayDateTimeNameSignSeason
MondayJanuary 8, 19172:42 AMWolf Blood MoonCancerWinter
TuesdayFebruary 6, 191710:28 PMFull Snow MoonLeoWinter
ThursdayMarch 8, 19174:58 PMFull Worm MoonVirgoWinter
SaturdayApril 7, 19178:49 AMFull Pink MoonLibraSpring
SundayMay 6, 19179:43 PMFull Flower MoonScorpioSpring
TuesdayJune 5, 19178:06 AMFull Strawberry MoonSagittariusSpring
WednesdayJuly 4, 19174:40 PMSuper Buck Blood MoonCapricornSummer
FridayAugust 3, 191712:10 AMSuper Sturgeon MoonAquariusSummer
SaturdaySeptember 1, 19177:28 AMSuper Corn MoonPiscesSummer
SundaySeptember 30, 19173:31 PMSuper Blue Harvest MoonAriesAutumn
TuesdayOctober 30, 19171:19 AMSuper Hunter’s MoonTaurusAutumn
WednesdayNovember 28, 19171:41 PMFull Beaver MoonGeminiAutumn
FridayDecember 28, 19174:51 AMCold Blood MoonCancerWinter

Full Moon Calendar in 1917

In 1917 there were 13 full moons. The first full moon of 1917 was on Monday, January 8, 1917. There were three total lunar eclipses, also called blood moons, in January, July, and October. The full supermoons were in July, August, September, and October.

January 8, 1917: Wolf Blood Moon

The full moon in January 1917 was on Monday, January 8, 1917 at 2:42 AM EST. The Wolf Blood Moon was the first full moon of Winter. The January 8 Full Moon was the full moon in Cancer. There was a total lunar eclipse, also called a blood moon during the January 1917 full moon.

February 6, 1917: Full Snow Moon

The full moon in February 1917 was on Tuesday, February 6, 1917 at 10:28 PM EST. The Full Snow Moon was the second full moon of Winter. The February 6 Full Moon was the full moon in Leo.

March 8, 1917: Full Worm Moon

The full moon in March 1917 was on Thursday, March 8, 1917 at 4:58 PM EST. The Full Worm Moon was the last full moon of Winter. The March 8 Full Moon was the full moon in Virgo.

April 7, 1917: Full Pink Moon

The full moon in April 1917 was on Saturday, April 7, 1917 at 8:49 AM EST. The Full Pink Moon was the first full moon of Spring. The April 7 Full Moon was the full moon in Libra.

May 6, 1917: Full Flower Moon

The full moon in May 1917 was on Sunday, May 6, 1917 at 9:43 PM EST. The Full Flower Moon was the second full moon of Spring. The May 6 Full Moon was the full moon in Scorpio.

June 5, 1917: Full Strawberry Moon

The full moon in June 1917 was on Tuesday, June 5, 1917 at 8:06 AM EST. The Full Strawberry Moon was the last full moon of Spring. The June 5 Full Moon was the full moon in Sagittarius.

July 4, 1917: Super Buck Blood Moon

The full moon in July 1917 was on Wednesday, July 4, 1917 at 4:40 PM EST. The Super Buck Blood Moon was the first full moon of Summer. The July 4 Full Moon was the full moon in Capricorn. There was a total lunar eclipse, also called a blood moon during the July 1917 full moon. The July full moon was one of five supermoons for 1917.

August 3, 1917: Super Sturgeon Moon

The full moon in August 1917 was on Friday, August 3, 1917 at 12:10 AM EST. The Super Sturgeon Moon was the second full moon of Summer. The August 3 Full Moon was the full moon in Aquarius. The August full moon was one of five supermoons for 1917.

September 1, 1917: Super Corn Moon

The first full moon in September 1917 was on Saturday, September 1, 1917 at 7:28 AM EST. The Super Corn Moon was the last full moon of Summer. The September 1 Full Moon was the full moon in Pisces. The September full moon was one of five supermoons for 1917.

September 30, 1917: Super Blue Harvest Moon

The second full moon in September 1917 was on Sunday, September 30, 1917 at 3:31 PM EST. The Super Blue Harvest Moon was the first full moon of Autumn. The September 30 Full Moon was the full moon in Aries. The September full moon was one of five supermoons for 1917.

October 30, 1917: Super Hunter’s Moon

The full moon in October 1917 was on Tuesday, October 30, 1917 at 1:19 AM EST. The Super Hunter’s Moon was the second full moon of Autumn. The October 30 Full Moon was the full moon in Taurus. The October full moon was the last of the supermoons for 1917.

November 28, 1917: Full Beaver Moon

The full moon in November 1917 was on Wednesday, November 28, 1917 at 1:41 PM EST. The Full Beaver Moon was the last full moon of Autumn. The November 28 Full Moon was the full moon in Gemini.

December 28, 1917: Cold Blood Moon

The full moon in December 1917 was on Friday, December 28, 1917 at 4:51 AM EST. The Cold Blood Moon was the first full moon of Winter. The December 28 Full Moon was the full moon in Cancer. There was a total lunar eclipse, also called a blood moon during the December 1917 full moon.

What are the phases of the moon?

The four primary phases are the new moon, the first quarter, the full moon, and the last quarter. The minor phases are the waxing crescent, the waxing gibbous, the waning gibbous, and the waning crescent.

The lunar month lasts an average of 29.53 days and begins with the new moon. The first quarter moon occurs between the new moon and the full moon.

A full moon occurs in the middle of the lunar month when the Earth is directly between the Sun and the Moon, so the moon looks completely illuminated. The last quarter moon occurs after the full moon and before the next new moon.

Watercolor of the moon on a starry background for the calendar of 1917 full moons

Sources

The dates and times provided by NASA for the United States (USA) Eastern Standard Time (EST) and Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) timezones. Also below is the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) time for reference. This was previously referred to as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Since your local timezone may be different, the exact dates may shift for your calendar.