1938 Full Moons, calendar of full moons in 1938

The 1938 Full Moon Calendar will take you back to look at when the full moons in 1938 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 1938 full moons

The names and dates of the full moons in 1938 were:

  • Super Wolf Moon on January 16, 1938
  • Full Snow Moon on February 14, 1938
  • Full Worm Moon on March 16, 1938
  • Full Pink Moon on April 14, 1938
  • Flower Blood Moon on May 14, 1938
  • Full Strawberry Moon on June 12, 1938
  • Full Buck Moon on July 12, 1938
  • Full Sturgeon Moon on August 11, 1938
  • Full Harvest Moon on September 9, 1938
  • Full Hunter’s Moon on October 9, 1938
  • Beaver Blood Moon on November 7, 1938
  • Super Cold Moon on December 7, 1938

Full Moon Calendar 1938

In 1938 there were 12 full moons. The first full moon of 1938 was on Sunday, January 16, 1938.

January 16, 1938: Super Wolf Moon

The full moon in January 1938 was on Sunday, January 16, 1938 at 12:53 AM EST. The Super Wolf Moon was the first full moon of Winter. The January 16 Full Moon was the full moon in Cancer.

February 14, 1938: Full Snow Moon

The full moon in February 1938 was on Monday, February 14, 1938 at 12:14 PM EST. The Full Snow Moon was the second full moon of Winter. The February 14 Full Moon was the full moon in Leo.

March 16, 1938: Full Worm Moon

The full moon in March 1938 was on Wednesday, March 16, 1938 at 12:15 AM EST. The Full Worm Moon was the last full moon of Winter. The March 16 Full Moon was the full moon in Virgo.

April 14, 1938: Full Pink Moon

The full moon in April 1938 was on Thursday, April 14, 1938 at 1:21 PM EST. The Full Pink Moon was the first full moon of Spring. The April 14 Full Moon was the full moon in Libra.

May 14, 1938: Flower Blood Moon

The full moon in May 1938 was on Saturday, May 14, 1938 at 4:39 AM EDT. The Flower Blood Moon was the second full moon of Spring. The May 14 Full Moon was the full moon in Scorpio.

June 12, 1938: Full Strawberry Moon

The full moon in June 1938 was on Sunday, June 12, 1938 at 7:47 PM EDT. The Full Strawberry Moon was the last full moon of Spring. The June 12 Full Moon was the full moon in Sagittarius.

July 12, 1938: Full Buck Moon

The full moon in July 1938 was on Tuesday, July 12, 1938 at 11:05 AM EDT. The Full Buck Moon was the first full moon of Summer. The July 12 Full Moon was the full moon in Capricorn.

August 11, 1938: Full Sturgeon Moon

The full moon in August 1938 was on Thursday, August 11, 1938 at 1:57 AM EDT. The Full Sturgeon Moon was the second full moon of Summer. The August 11 Full Moon was the full moon in Aquarius.

September 9, 1938: Full Harvest Moon

The full moon in September 1938 was on Friday, September 9, 1938 at 4:08 PM EDT. The Full Harvest Moon was the last full moon of Summer. The September 9 Full Moon was the full moon in Pisces.

October 9, 1938: Full Hunter’s Moon

The full moon in October 1938 was on Sunday, October 9, 1938 at 4:37 AM EST. The Full Hunter’s Moon was the first full moon of Autumn. The October 9 Full Moon was the full moon in Aries.

November 7, 1938: Beaver Blood Moon

The full moon in November 1938 was on Monday, November 7, 1938 at 5:23 PM EST. The Beaver Blood Moon was the second full moon of Autumn. The November 7 Full Moon was the full moon in Taurus.

December 7, 1938: Super Cold Moon

The full moon in December 1938 was on Wednesday, December 7, 1938 at 5:22 AM EST. The Super Cold Moon was the last full moon of Autumn. The December 7 Full Moon was the full moon in Gemini.

Full Moon Phases

The full moon phases in 1938 were

Full Moon 1938Full Moon NameU.S. Eastern TimeSeason
January 16, 1938Super Wolf Moon12:53 AM ESTWinter
February 14, 1938Full Snow Moon12:14 PM ESTWinter
March 16, 1938Full Worm Moon12:15 AM ESTWinter
April 14, 1938Full Pink Moon1:21 PM ESTSpring
May 14, 1938Flower Blood Moon4:39 AM EDTSpring
June 12, 1938Full Strawberry Moon7:47 PM EDTSpring
July 12, 1938Full Buck Moon11:05 AM EDTSummer
August 11, 1938Full Sturgeon Moon1:57 AM EDTSummer
September 9, 1938Full Harvest Moon4:08 PM EDTSummer
October 9, 1938Full Hunter’s Moon4:37 AM ESTAutumn
November 7, 1938Beaver Blood Moon5:23 PM ESTAutumn
December 7, 1938Super Cold Moon5:22 AM ESTAutumn

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 1938 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.