1946 Full Moons, calendar of full moons in 1946

The 1946 Full Moon Calendar will take you back to look at when the full moons in 1946 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 1946 full moons

The names and dates of the full moons in 1946 were:

  • Full Wolf Moon on January 17, 1946
  • Full Snow Moon on February 15, 1946
  • Full Worm Moon on March 17, 1946
  • Full Pink Moon on April 16, 1946
  • Full Flower Moon on May 15, 1946
  • Strawberry Blood Moon on June 14, 1946
  • Full Buck Moon on July 14, 1946
  • Full Sturgeon Moon on August 12, 1946
  • Full Harvest Moon on September 11, 1946
  • Full Hunter’s Moon on October 10, 1946
  • Super Beaver Moon on November 9, 1946
  • Super Cold Blood Moon on December 8, 1946

Full Moon Calendar 1946

In 1946 there were 12 full moons. The first full moon of 1946 was on Thursday, January 17, 1946.

January 17, 1946: Full Wolf Moon

The full moon in January 1946 was on Thursday, January 17, 1946 at 9:46 AM EST. The Full Wolf Moon was the first full moon of Winter. The January 17 Full Moon was the full moon in Cancer.

February 15, 1946: Full Snow Moon

The full moon in February 1946 was on Friday, February 15, 1946 at 11:28 PM EST. The Full Snow Moon was the second full moon of Winter. The February 15 Full Moon was the full moon in Leo.

March 17, 1946: Full Worm Moon

The full moon in March 1946 was on Sunday, March 17, 1946 at 2:11 PM EST. The Full Worm Moon was the last full moon of Winter. The March 17 Full Moon was the full moon in Virgo.

April 16, 1946: Full Pink Moon

The full moon in April 1946 was on Tuesday, April 16, 1946 at 5:47 AM EST. The Full Pink Moon was the first full moon of Spring. The April 16 Full Moon was the full moon in Libra.

May 15, 1946: Full Flower Moon

The full moon in May 1946 was on Wednesday, May 15, 1946 at 10:53 PM EDT. The Full Flower Moon was the second full moon of Spring. The May 15 Full Moon was the full moon in Scorpio.

June 14, 1946: Strawberry Blood Moon

The full moon in June 1946 was on Friday, June 14, 1946 at 2:42 PM EDT. The Strawberry Blood Moon was the last full moon of Spring. The June 14 Full Moon was the full moon in Sagittarius.

July 14, 1946: Full Buck Moon

The full moon in July 1946 was on Sunday, July 14, 1946 at 5:23 AM EDT. The Full Buck Moon was the first full moon of Summer. The July 14 Full Moon was the full moon in Capricorn.

August 12, 1946: Full Sturgeon Moon

The full moon in August 1946 was on Monday, August 12, 1946 at 6:26 PM EDT. The Full Sturgeon Moon was the second full moon of Summer. The August 12 Full Moon was the full moon in Aquarius.

September 11, 1946: Full Harvest Moon

The full moon in September 1946 was on Wednesday, September 11, 1946 at 5:59 AM EDT. The Full Harvest Moon was the last full moon of Summer. The September 11 Full Moon was the full moon in Pisces.

October 10, 1946: Full Hunter’s Moon

The full moon in October 1946 was on Thursday, October 10, 1946 at 3:40 PM EST. The Full Hunter’s Moon was the first full moon of Autumn. The October 10 Full Moon was the full moon in Aries.

November 9, 1946: Super Beaver Moon

The full moon in November 1946 was on Saturday, November 9, 1946 at 2:10 AM EST. The Super Beaver Moon was the second full moon of Autumn. The November 9 Full Moon was the full moon in Taurus.

December 8, 1946: Super Cold Blood Moon

The full moon in December 1946 was on Sunday, December 8, 1946 at 12:52 PM EST. The Super Cold Blood Moon was the last full moon of Autumn. The December 8 Full Moon was the full moon in Gemini.

Full Moon Phases

The full moon phases in 1946 in the U.S. Eastern Time Zone were:

Full Moon 1946Full Moon NameU.S. Eastern TimeSeason
January 17, 1946Full Wolf Moon9:46 AM ESTWinter
February 15, 1946Full Snow Moon11:28 PM ESTWinter
March 17, 1946Full Worm Moon2:11 PM ESTWinter
April 16, 1946Full Pink Moon5:47 AM ESTSpring
May 15, 1946Full Flower Moon10:53 PM EDTSpring
June 14, 1946Strawberry Blood Moon2:42 PM EDTSpring
July 14, 1946Full Buck Moon5:23 AM EDTSummer
August 12, 1946Full Sturgeon Moon6:26 PM EDTSummer
September 11, 1946Full Harvest Moon5:59 AM EDTSummer
October 10, 1946Full Hunter’s Moon3:40 PM ESTAutumn
November 9, 1946Super Beaver Moon2:10 AM ESTAutumn
December 8, 1946Super Cold Blood Moon12:52 PM ESTAutumn
Watercolor of the moon on a starry background for the calendar of 1946 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.