1962 Full Moons, calendar of full moons in 1962

The 1962 Full Moon Calendar will take you back to look at when the full moons in 1962 occurred during the year. In 1962 there were 12 full moons with the first on Saturday, January 20.

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 1962 full moons

Full Moon Calendar 1962

The full moon calendar with the full moon dates of 1962 with peak times and dates when they occurred in the U.S. Eastern Time Zone adjusted for Daylight Saving Time.

The full moons in 1962 were:

Saturday, January 20, 1962

The full moon in January 1962 was on Saturday, January 20 at 1:16 PM EST. The Full Wolf Moon was the first full moon of Winter. The January 20 Full Moon was the full moon in Cancer.

Monday, February 19, 1962

The full moon in February 1962 was on Monday, February 19 at 8:18 AM EST. The Full Snow Moon was the second full moon of Winter. The February 19 Full Moon was the full moon in Virgo.

Wednesday, March 21, 1962

The full moon in March 1962 was on Wednesday, March 21 at 2:55 AM EST. The Full Worm Moon was the first full moon of Spring. The March 21 Full Moon was the full moon in Virgo.

Thursday, April 19, 1962

The full moon in April 1962 was on Thursday, April 19 at 7:33 PM EST. The Full Pink Moon was the second full moon of Spring. The April 19 Full Moon was the full moon in Libra.

Saturday, May 19, 1962

The full moon in May 1962 was on Saturday, May 19 at 10:32 AM EDT. The Full Flower Moon was the full moon of Spring. The May 19 Full Moon was the full moon in Scorpio.

Sunday, June 17, 1962

The full moon in June 1962 was on Sunday, June 17 at 10:02 PM EDT. The Full Strawberry Moon was the last full moon of Spring. The June 17 Full Moon was the full moon in Sagittarius.

Tuesday, July 17, 1962

The full moon in July 1962 was on Tuesday, July 17 at 7:41 AM EDT. The Full Buck Moon was the first full moon of Summer. The July 17 Full Moon was the full moon in Capricorn.

Wednesday, August 15, 1962

The full moon in August 1962 was on Wednesday, August 15 at 4:09 PM EDT. The Super Sturgeon Moon was the second full moon of Summer. The August 15 Full Moon was the full moon in Aquarius.

Friday, September 14, 1962

The full moon in September 1962 was on Friday, September 14 at 12:11 AM EDT. The Super Harvest Moon was the last full moon of Summer. The September 14 Full Moon was the full moon in Pisces.

Saturday, October 13, 1962

The full moon in October 1962 was on Saturday, October 13 at 8:33 AM EDT. The Super Hunter’s Moon was the first full moon of Autumn. The October 13 Full Moon was the full moon in Aries.

Sunday, November 11, 1962

The full moon in November 1962 was on Sunday, November 11 at 5:03 PM EST. The Super Beaver Moon was the second full moon of Autumn. The November 11 Full Moon was the full moon in Taurus.

Tuesday, December 11, 1962

The full moon in December 1962 was on Tuesday, December 11 at 4:28 AM EST. The Full Cold Moon was the last full moon of Autumn. The December 11 Full Moon was the full moon in Gemini.

What were the Full Moon Names in 1962?

The names of the full moons in 1962 were:

  • Full Wolf Moon on January 20, 1962
  • Full Snow Moon on February 19, 1962
  • Full Worm Moon on March 21, 1962
  • Full Pink Moon on April 19, 1962
  • Full Flower Moon on May 19, 1962
  • Full Strawberry Moon on June 17, 1962
  • Full Buck Moon on July 17, 1962
  • Super Sturgeon Moon on August 15, 1962
  • Super Harvest Moon on September 14, 1962
  • Super Hunter’s Moon on October 13, 1962
  • Super Beaver Moon on November 11, 1962
  • Full Cold Moon on December 11, 1962

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 1962 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.