1942 Full Moons, calendar of full moons in 1942

The 1942 Full Moon Calendar will take you back to look at when the full moons in 1942 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 1942 full moons

The names and dates of the full moons in 1942 were:

  • Full Wolf Moon on January 2, 1942
  • Full Snow Moon on February 1, 1942
  • Worm Blood Moon on March 2, 1942
  • Full Pink Moon on April 1, 1942
  • Super Blue Moon on April 30, 1942
  • Super Flower Moon on May 30, 1942
  • Super Strawberry Moon on June 28, 1942
  • Super Buck Moon on July 27, 1942
  • Sturgeon Blood Moon on August 25, 1942
  • Full Harvest Moon on September 24, 1942
  • Full Hunter’s Moon on October 24, 1942
  • Full Beaver Moon on November 22, 1942
  • Full Cold Moon on December 22, 1942

Full Moon Calendar 1942

In 1942 there were 13 full moons. The first full moon of 1942 was on Friday, January 2, 1942.

January 2, 1942: Full Wolf Moon

The full moon in January 1942 was on Friday, January 2, 1942 at 10:42 AM EST. The Full Wolf Moon was the first full moon of Winter. The January 2 Full Moon was the full moon in Cancer.

February 1, 1942: Full Snow Moon

The full moon in February 1942 was on Sunday, February 1, 1942 at 4:12 AM EST. The Full Snow Moon was the second full moon of Winter. The February 1 Full Moon was the full moon in Leo.

March 2, 1942: Worm Blood Moon

The full moon in March 1942 was on Monday, March 2, 1942 at 8:20 PM EDT. The Worm Blood Moon was the last full moon of Winter. The March 2 Full Moon was the full moon in Virgo.

April 1, 1942: Full Pink Moon

The first full moon in April 1942 was on Wednesday, April 1, 1942 at 8:32 AM EDT. The Full Pink Moon was the first full moon of Spring. The April 1 Full Moon was the full moon in Libra.

April 30, 1942: Super Blue Moon

The second full moon in April 1942 was on Thursday, April 30, 1942 at 5:59 PM EDT. The Super Blue Moon was the second full moon of Spring. The April 30 Full Moon was the full moon in Scorpio.

May 30, 1942: Super Flower Moon

The full moon in May 1942 was on Saturday, May 30, 1942 at 1:29 AM EDT. The Super Flower Moon was the last full moon of Spring. The May 30 Full Moon was the full moon in Sagittarius.

June 28, 1942: Super Strawberry Moon

The full moon in June 1942 was on Sunday, June 28, 1942 at 8:09 AM EDT. The Super Strawberry Moon was the first full moon of Summer. The June 28 Full Moon was the full moon in Capricorn.

July 27, 1942: Super Buck Moon

The full moon in July 1942 was on Monday, July 27, 1942 at 3:14 PM EDT. The Super Buck Moon was the second full moon of Summer. The July 27 Full Moon was the full moon in Aquarius.

August 25, 1942: Sturgeon Blood Moon

The full moon in August 1942 was on Tuesday, August 25, 1942 at 11:46 PM EDT. The Sturgeon Blood Moon was the last full moon of Summer. The August 25 Full Moon was the full moon in Pisces.

September 24, 1942: Full Harvest Moon

The full moon in September 1942 was on Thursday, September 24, 1942 at 10:34 AM EDT. The Full Harvest Moon was the first full moon of Autumn. The September 24 Full Moon was the full moon in Aries.

October 24, 1942: Full Hunter’s Moon

The full moon in October 1942 was on Saturday, October 24, 1942 at 12:05 AM EDT. The Full Hunter’s Moon was the second full moon of Autumn. The October 24 Full Moon was the full moon in Taurus.

November 22, 1942: Full Beaver Moon

The full moon in November 1942 was on Sunday, November 22, 1942 at 4:24 PM EDT. The Full Beaver Moon was the last full moon of Autumn. The November 22 Full Moon was the full moon in Gemini.

December 22, 1942: Full Cold Moon

The full moon in December 1942 was on Tuesday, December 22, 1942 at 10:03 AM EST. The Full Cold Moon was the first full moon of Winter. The December 22 Full Moon was the full moon in Cancer.

Full Moon Phases

The full moon phases in 1942 were:

Full Moon 1942Full Moon NameU.S. Eastern TimeSeason
January 2, 1942Full Wolf Moon10:42 AM ESTWinter
February 1, 1942Full Snow Moon4:12 AM ESTWinter
March 2, 1942Worm Blood Moon8:20 PM EDTWinter
April 1, 1942Full Pink Moon8:32 AM EDTSpring
April 30, 1942Super Blue Moon5:59 PM EDTSpring
May 30, 1942Super Flower Moon1:29 AM EDTSpring
June 28, 1942Super Strawberry Moon8:09 AM EDTSummer
July 27, 1942Super Buck Moon3:14 PM EDTSummer
August 25, 1942Sturgeon Blood Moon11:46 PM EDTSummer
September 24, 1942Full Harvest Moon10:34 AM EDTAutumn
October 24, 1942Full Hunter’s Moon12:05 AM EDTAutumn
November 22, 1942Full Beaver Moon4:24 PM EDTAutumn
December 22, 1942Full Cold Moon10:03 AM ESTWinter

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 1942 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.