1943 Full Moons, calendar of full moons in 1943

The 1943 Full Moon Calendar will take you back to look at when the full moons in 1943 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 1943 full moons

The names and dates of the full moons in 1943 were:

  • Full Wolf Moon on January 21, 1943
  • Full Snow Moon on February 20, 1943
  • Full Worm Moon on March 21, 1943
  • Full Pink Moon on April 20, 1943
  • Full Flower Moon on May 19, 1943
  • Super Strawberry Moon on June 18, 1943
  • Super Buck Moon on July 17, 1943
  • Super Sturgeon Moon on August 15, 1943
  • Super Harvest Moon on September 13, 1943
  • Full Hunter’s Moon on October 13, 1943
  • Full Beaver Moon on November 11, 1943
  • Full Cold Moon on December 11, 1943

Full Moon Calendar 1943

In 1943 there were 12 full moons. The first full moon of 1943 was on Thursday, January 21, 1943.

January 21, 1943: Full Wolf Moon

The full moon in January 1943 was on Thursday, January 21, 1943 at 5:48 AM EST. The Full Wolf Moon was the second full moon of Winter. The January 21 Full Moon was the full moon in Leo.

February 20, 1943: Full Snow Moon

The full moon in February 1943 was on Saturday, February 20, 1943 at 12:45 AM EST. The Full Snow Moon was the last full moon of Winter. The February 20 Full Moon was the full moon in Virgo.

March 21, 1943: Full Worm Moon

The full moon in March 1943 was on Sunday, March 21, 1943 at 6:08 PM EDT. The Full Worm Moon was the first full moon of Spring. The March 21 Full Moon was the full moon in Virgo.

April 20, 1943: Full Pink Moon

The full moon in April 1943 was on Tuesday, April 20, 1943 at 7:11 AM EDT. The Full Pink Moon was the second full moon of Spring. The April 20 Full Moon was the full moon in Scorpio.

May 19, 1943: Full Flower Moon

The full moon in May 1943 was on Wednesday, May 19, 1943 at 5:13 PM EDT. The Full Flower Moon was the full moon of Spring. The May 19 Full Moon was the full moon in Scorpio.

June 18, 1943: Super Strawberry Moon

The full moon in June 1943 was on Friday, June 18, 1943 at 1:14 AM EDT. The Super Strawberry Moon was the last full moon of Spring. The June 18 Full Moon was the full moon in Sagittarius.

July 17, 1943: Super Buck Moon

The full moon in July 1943 was on Saturday, July 17, 1943 at 8:21 AM EDT. The Super Buck Moon was the first full moon of Summer. The July 17 Full Moon was the full moon in Capricorn.

August 15, 1943: Super Sturgeon Moon

The full moon in August 1943 was on Sunday, August 15, 1943 at 3:34 PM EDT. The Super Sturgeon Moon was the second full moon of Summer. The August 15 Full Moon was the full moon in Aquarius.

September 13, 1943: Super Harvest Moon

The full moon in September 1943 was on Monday, September 13, 1943 at 11:39 PM EDT. The Super Harvest Moon was the last full moon of Summer. The September 13 Full Moon was the full moon in Pisces.

October 13, 1943: Full Hunter’s Moon

The full moon in October 1943 was on Wednesday, October 13, 1943 at 9:23 AM EDT. The Full Hunter’s Moon was the first full moon of Autumn. The October 13 Full Moon was the full moon in Aries.

November 11, 1943: Full Beaver Moon

The full moon in November 1943 was on Thursday, November 11, 1943 at 9:26 PM EDT. The Full Beaver Moon was the second full moon of Autumn. The November 11 Full Moon was the full moon in Taurus.

December 11, 1943: Full Cold Moon

The full moon in December 1943 was on Saturday, December 11, 1943 at 11:24 AM EST. The Full Cold Moon was the last full moon of Autumn. The December 11 Full Moon was the full moon in Gemini.

Full Moon Phases

The full moon phases in 1943 were:

Full Moon 1943Full Moon NameU.S. Eastern TimeSeason
January 21, 1943Full Wolf Moon5:48 AM ESTWinter
February 20, 1943Full Snow Moon12:45 AM ESTWinter
March 21, 1943Full Worm Moon6:08 PM EDTSpring
April 20, 1943Full Pink Moon7:11 AM EDTSpring
May 19, 1943Full Flower Moon5:13 PM EDTSpring
June 18, 1943Super Strawberry Moon1:14 AM EDTSpring
July 17, 1943Super Buck Moon8:21 AM EDTSummer
August 15, 1943Super Sturgeon Moon3:34 PM EDTSummer
September 13, 1943Super Harvest Moon11:39 PM EDTSummer
October 13, 1943Full Hunter’s Moon9:23 AM EDTAutumn
November 11, 1943Full Beaver Moon9:26 PM EDTAutumn
December 11, 1943Full Cold Moon11:24 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 1943 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.