1966 Full Moons, calendar of full moons in 1966

The 1966 Full Moon Calendar will take you back to look at when the full moons in 1966 occurred during the year. In 1966 there were 13 full moons with the first on Friday, January 7.

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 1966 full moons

Full Moon Calendar 1966

The full moon calendar with the full moon dates of 1966 with peak times and dates when they occurred in the U.S. Eastern Time Zone adjusted for Daylight Saving Time.

The full moons in 1966 were:

Friday, January 7, 1966 at 12:16 AM

The full moon in January 1966 was on Friday, January 7, 1966 at 12:16 AM. The Super Wolf Moon was the first full moon of Winter. The January 7 Full Moon was the full moon in Cancer.

Saturday, February 5, 1966 at 10:58 AM

The full moon in February 1966 was on Saturday, February 5, 1966 at 10:58 AM. The Super Snow Moon was the second full moon of Winter. The February 5 Full Moon was the full moon in Leo.

Sunday, March 6, 1966 at 8:45 PM

The full moon in March 1966 was on Sunday, March 6, 1966 at 8:45 PM. The Super Worm Moon was the last full moon of Winter. The March 6 Full Moon was the full moon in Virgo.

Tuesday, April 5, 1966 at 6:13 AM

The full moon in April 1966 was on Tuesday, April 5, 1966 at 6:13 AM. The Super Pink Moon was the first full moon of Spring. The April 5 Full Moon was the full moon in Libra.

Wednesday, May 4, 1966 at 5:00 PM

The full moon in May 1966 was on Wednesday, May 4, 1966 at 5:00 PM. The Full Flower Moon was the second full moon of Spring. The May 4 Full Moon was the full moon in Scorpio.

Friday, June 3, 1966 at 3:40 AM

The full moon in June 1966 was on Friday, June 3, 1966 at 3:40 AM. The Full Strawberry Moon was the last full moon of Spring. The June 3 Full Moon was the full moon in Sagittarius.

Saturday, July 2, 1966 at 3:36 PM

The full moon in July 1966 was on Saturday, July 2, 1966 at 3:36 PM. The Full Buck Moon was the first full moon of Summer. The July 2 Full Moon was the full moon in Capricorn.

Monday, August 1, 1966 at 5:05 AM

The first full moon in August 1966 was on Monday, August 1, 1966 at 5:05 AM. The Full Sturgeon Moon was the second full moon of Summer. The August 1 Full Moon was the full moon in Aquarius.

Tuesday, August 30, 1966 at 8:14 PM

The second full moon in August 1966 was on Tuesday, August 30, 1966 at 8:14 PM. The Full Blue Moon was the last full moon of Summer. The August 30 Full Moon was the full moon in Pisces.

Thursday, September 29, 1966 at 12:47 PM

The full moon in September 1966 was on Thursday, September 29, 1966 at 12:47 PM. The Full Harvest Moon was the first full moon of Autumn. The September 29 Full Moon was the full moon in Aries.

Saturday, October 29, 1966 at 6:00 AM

The full moon in October 1966 was on Saturday, October 29, 1966 at 6:00 AM. The Full Hunter’s Moon was the second full moon of Autumn. The October 29 Full Moon was the full moon in Taurus.

Sunday, November 27, 1966 at 9:40 PM

The full moon in November 1966 was on Sunday, November 27, 1966 at 9:40 PM. The Full Beaver Moon was the last full moon of Autumn. The November 27 Full Moon was the full moon in Gemini.

Tuesday, December 27, 1966 at 12:43 PM

The full moon in December 1966 was on Tuesday, December 27, 1966 at 12:43 PM. The Full Cold Moon was the first full moon of Winter. The December 27 Full Moon was the full moon in Cancer.

What were the Full Moon Names in 1966?

The names of the full moons in 1966 were:

  • Super Wolf Moon on January 7, 1966
  • Super Snow Moon on February 5, 1966
  • Super Worm Moon on March 6, 1966
  • Super Pink Moon on April 5, 1966
  • Full Flower Moon on May 4, 1966
  • Full Strawberry Moon on June 3, 1966
  • Full Buck Moon on July 2, 1966
  • Full Sturgeon Moon on August 1, 1966
  • Full Blue Moon on August 30, 1966
  • Full Harvest Moon on September 29, 1966
  • Full Hunter’s Moon on October 29, 1966
  • Full Beaver Moon on November 27, 1966
  • Full Cold Moon on December 27, 1966

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 1966 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.