1963 Full Moons, calendar of full moons in 1963

The 1963 Full Moon Calendar will take you back to look at when the full moons in 1963 occurred during the year. In 1963 there were 13 full moons with the first on Wednesday, January 9.

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 1963 full moons

Full Moon Calendar 1963

The full moon calendar with the full moon dates of 1963 with peak times and dates when they occurred in the U.S. Eastern Time Zone adjusted for Daylight Saving Time.

The full moons in 1963 were:

Wednesday, January 9, 1963

The full moon in January 1963 was on Wednesday, January 9, 1963 at 6:08 PM. The Full Wolf Moon was the first full moon of Winter. The January 9 Full Moon was the full moon in Cancer.

Friday, February 8, 1963

The full moon in February 1963 was on Friday, February 8, 1963 at 9:52 AM. The Full Snow Moon was the second full moon of Winter. The February 8 Full Moon was the full moon in Leo.

Sunday, March 10, 1963

The full moon in March 1963 was on Sunday, March 10, 1963 at 2:48 AM. The Full Worm Moon was the last full moon of Winter. The March 10 Full Moon was the full moon in Virgo.

Monday, April 8, 1963

The full moon in April 1963 was on Monday, April 8, 1963 at 7:56 PM. The Full Pink Moon was the first full moon of Spring. The April 8 Full Moon was the full moon in Libra.

Wednesday, May 8, 1963

The full moon in May 1963 was on Wednesday, May 8, 1963 at 1:23 PM. The Full Flower Moon was the second full moon of Spring. The May 8 Full Moon was the full moon in Scorpio.

Friday, June 7, 1963

The full moon in June 1963 was on Friday, June 7, 1963 at 4:30 AM. The Full Strawberry Moon was the last full moon of Spring. The June 7 Full Moon was the full moon in Sagittarius.

Saturday, July 6, 1963

The full moon in July 1963 was on Saturday, July 6, 1963 at 5:55 PM. The Full Buck Moon was the first full moon of Summer. The July 6 Full Moon was the full moon in Capricorn.

Monday, August 5, 1963

The full moon in August 1963 was on Monday, August 5, 1963 at 5:31 AM. The Full Sturgeon Moon was the second full moon of Summer. The August 5 Full Moon was the full moon in Aquarius.

Tuesday, September 3, 1963

The full moon in September 1963 was on Tuesday, September 3, 1963 at 3:34 PM. The Full Corn Moon was the last full moon of Summer. The September 3 Full Moon was the full moon in Pisces.

Thursday, October 3, 1963

The full moon in October 1963 was on Thursday, October 3, 1963 at 12:44 AM. The Super Harvest Moon was the first full moon of Autumn. The October 3 Full Moon was the full moon in Aries.

Friday, November 1, 1963

The first full moon in November 1963 was on Friday, November 1, 1963 at 8:55 AM. The Super Beaver Moon was the second full moon of Autumn. The November 1 Full Moon was the full moon in Taurus.

Saturday, November 30, 1963

The second full moon in November 1963 was on Saturday, November 30, 1963 at 6:54 PM. The Super Blue Moon was the last full moon of Autumn. The November 30 Full Moon was the full moon in Gemini.

Monday, December 30, 1963

The full moon in December 1963 was on Monday, December 30, 1963 at 6:04 AM. The Super Cold Blood Moon was the first full moon of Winter. The December 30 Full Moon was the full moon in Cancer.

What were the Full Moon Names in 1963?

The names of the full moons in 1963 were:

  • Full Wolf Moon on January 9, 1963
  • Full Snow Moon on February 8, 1963
  • Full Worm Moon on March 10, 1963
  • Full Pink Moon on April 8, 1963
  • Full Flower Moon on May 8, 1963
  • Full Strawberry Moon on June 7, 1963
  • Full Buck Moon on July 6, 1963
  • Full Sturgeon Moon on August 5, 1963
  • Full Corn Moon on September 3, 1963
  • Super Harvest Moon on October 3, 1963
  • Super Beaver Moon on November 1, 1963
  • Super Blue Moon on November 30, 1963
  • Super Cold Blood Moon on December 30, 1963

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 1963 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.