1968 Full Moons, calendar of full moons in 1968

The 1968 Full Moon Calendar will take you back to look at when the full moons in 1968 occurred during the year. In 1968 there were 12 full moons with the first on Monday, January 15.

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 1968 full moons

Full Moon Calendar 1968

The full moon calendar with the full moon dates of 1968 with peak times and dates when they occurred in the U.S. Eastern Time Zone adjusted for Daylight Saving Time.

The full moons in 1968 were:

Monday, January 15, 1968 at 11:11 AM

The full moon in January 1968 was on Monday, January 15, 1968 at 11:11 AM. The Full Wolf Moon was the first full moon of Winter. The January 15 Full Moon was the full moon in Cancer.

Wednesday, February 14, 1968 at 1:43 AM

The full moon in February 1968 was on Wednesday, February 14, 1968 at 1:43 AM. The Full Snow Moon was the second full moon of Winter. The February 14 Full Moon was the full moon in Leo.

Thursday, March 14, 1968 at 1:52 PM

The full moon in March 1968 was on Thursday, March 14, 1968 at 1:52 PM. The Super Worm Moon was the last full moon of Winter. The March 14 Full Moon was the full moon in Virgo.

Friday, April 12, 1968 at 11:52 PM

The full moon in April 1968 was on Friday, April 12, 1968 at 11:52 PM. The Super Pink Blood Moon was the first full moon of Spring. The April 12 Full Moon was the full moon in Libra.

Sunday, May 12, 1968 at 9:05 AM

The full moon in May 1968 was on Sunday, May 12, 1968 at 9:05 AM. The Super Flower Moon was the second full moon of Spring. The May 12 Full Moon was the full moon in Scorpio.

Monday, June 10, 1968 at 4:13 PM

The full moon in June 1968 was on Monday, June 10, 1968 at 4:13 PM. The Super Strawberry Moon was the last full moon of Spring. The June 10 Full Moon was the full moon in Sagittarius.

Tuesday, July 9, 1968 at 11:18 PM

The full moon in July 1968 was on Tuesday, July 9, 1968 at 11:18 PM. The Super Buck Moon was the first full moon of Summer. The July 9 Full Moon was the full moon in Capricorn.

Thursday, August 8, 1968 at 7:32 AM

The full moon in August 1968 was on Thursday, August 8, 1968 at 7:32 AM. The Full Sturgeon Moon was the second full moon of Summer. The August 8 Full Moon was the full moon in Aquarius.

Friday, September 6, 1968 at 6:07 PM

The full moon in September 1968 was on Friday, September 6, 1968 at 6:07 PM. The Full Corn Moon was the last full moon of Summer. The September 6 Full Moon was the full moon in Pisces.

Sunday, October 6, 1968 at 7:46 AM

The full moon in October 1968 was on Sunday, October 6, 1968 at 7:46 AM. The Harvest Blood Moon was the first full moon of Autumn. The October 6 Full Moon was the full moon in Aries.

Monday, November 4, 1968 at 11:25 PM

The full moon in November 1968 was on Monday, November 4, 1968 at 11:25 PM. The Full Beaver Moon was the second full moon of Autumn. The November 4 Full Moon was the full moon in Taurus.

Wednesday, December 4, 1968 at 6:07 PM

The full moon in December 1968 was on Wednesday, December 4, 1968 at 6:07 PM. The Full Cold Moon was the last full moon of Autumn. The December 4 Full Moon was the full moon in Gemini.

What were the Full Moon Names in 1968?

The names of the full moons in 1968 were:

  • Full Wolf Moon on January 15, 1968
  • Full Snow Moon on February 14, 1968
  • Super Worm Moon on March 14, 1968
  • Super Pink Blood Moon on April 12, 1968
  • Super Flower Moon on May 12, 1968
  • Super Strawberry Moon on June 10, 1968
  • Super Buck Moon on July 9, 1968
  • Full Sturgeon Moon on August 8, 1968
  • Full Corn Moon on September 6, 1968
  • Harvest Blood Moon on October 6, 1968
  • Full Beaver Moon on November 4, 1968
  • Full Cold Moon on December 4, 1968

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 1968 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.