1962 New Moons, calendar of new moons in 1962

The 1962 New Moon Calendar will help you look back at the new moons in 1962 that occurred during the year.

A new moon is the first lunar phase that happens about once a month or, 29.53 days on average. The moon itself is not visible though you may be able to “see” it because it blocks the visibility of the stars behind it.

Dark watercolor of the moon on a starry background for the calendar of 1962 new moons

The new moon calendar of the new moon dates in 1962 with exact times and dates when they occurred in the U.S. Eastern Time Zone adjusted for Daylight Savings Time for part of the year.

When were the 1962 New Moons?

In 1962 there were 13 new moons during the year. The names and dates of the new moons in 1962 were:

  1. January 6, 1962 7:35 AM: New Wolf Moon
  2. February 4, 1962 7:10 PM: New Snow Moon
  3. March 6, 1962 5:31 AM: New Worm Moon
  4. April 4, 1962 2:45 PM: New Pink Moon
  5. May 4, 1962 12:25 AM: New Flower Moon
  6. June 2, 1962 9:27 AM: New Strawberry Moon
  7. July 1, 1962 7:52 PM: New Buck Moon
  8. July 31, 1962 8:24 AM: New Sturgeon Moon
  9. August 29, 1962 11:09 PM: New Harvest Moon
  10. September 28, 1962 3:39 PM: New Hunter’s Moon
  11. October 28, 1962 8:05 AM: New Beaver Moon
  12. November 27, 1962 1:30 AM: New Cold Moon
  13. December 26, 1962 5:59 PM: New Wolf Moon

New Moon Calendar 1962

In 1962 there were 13 new moons. The first new moon of 1962 was on Saturday, January 6, 1962.

January 6, 1962 (New Wolf Moon)

The new moon in January 1962 was on Saturday, January 6, 1962 at 7:35 AM EST. The New Wolf Moon was the first new moon of Winter. The January 6 New Moon was the new moon in Capricorn.

February 4, 1962 (New Snow Moon)

The new moon in February 1962 was on Sunday, February 4, 1962 at 7:10 PM EST. The New Snow Moon was the second new moon of Winter. The February 4 New Moon was the new moon in Aquarius.

March 6, 1962 (New Worm Moon)

The new moon in March 1962 was on Tuesday, March 6, 1962 at 5:31 AM EST. The New Worm Moon was the last new moon of Winter. The March 6 New Moon was the new moon in Pisces.

April 4, 1962 (New Pink Moon)

The new moon in April 1962 was on Wednesday, April 4, 1962 at 2:45 PM EST. The New Pink Moon was the first new moon of Spring. The April 4 New Moon was the new moon in Aries.

May 4, 1962 (New Flower Moon)

The new moon in May 1962 was on Friday, May 4, 1962 at 12:25 AM EDT. The New Flower Moon was the second new moon of Spring. The May 4 New Moon was the new moon in Taurus.

June 2, 1962 (New Strawberry Moon)

The new moon in June 1962 was on Saturday, June 2, 1962 at 9:27 AM EDT. The New Strawberry Moon was the last new moon of Spring. The June 2 New Moon was the new moon in Gemini.

July 1, 1962 (New Buck Moon)

The first new moon in July 1962 was on Sunday, July 1, 1962 at 7:52 PM EDT. The New Buck Moon was the first new moon of Summer. The July 1 New Moon was the new moon in Cancer.

July 31, 1962 (New Sturgeon Moon)

The second new moon in July 1962 was on Tuesday, July 31, 1962 at 8:24 AM EDT. The New Sturgeon Moon was the second new moon of Summer. The July 31 New Moon was the new moon in Leo.

August 29, 1962 (New Harvest Moon)

The new moon in August 1962 was on Wednesday, August 29, 1962 at 11:09 PM EDT. The New Harvest Moon was the last new moon of Summer. The August 29 New Moon was the new moon in Virgo.

September 28, 1962 (New Hunter’s Moon)

The new moon in September 1962 was on Friday, September 28, 1962 at 3:39 PM EDT. The New Hunter’s Moon was the first new moon of Autumn. The September 28 New Moon was the new moon in Libra.

October 28, 1962 (New Beaver Moon)

The new moon in October 1962 was on Sunday, October 28, 1962 at 8:05 AM EST. The New Beaver Moon was the second new moon of Autumn. The October 28 New Moon was the new moon in Scorpio.

November 27, 1962 (New Cold Moon)

The new moon in November 1962 was on Tuesday, November 27, 1962 at 1:30 AM EST. The New Cold Moon was the last new moon of Autumn. The November 27 New Moon was the new moon in Sagittarius.

December 26, 1962 (New Wolf Moon)

The new moon in December 1962 was on Wednesday, December 26, 1962 at 5:59 PM EST. The New Wolf Moon was the first new moon of Winter. The December 26 New Moon was the new moon in Capricorn.

First New Moons of the Seasons

Each season starts and ends with the equinoxes and solstices during the year.

Equinoxes and Solstices

The 1962 dates for the equinoxes and solstices were:

  • SpringEquinox (Vernal): Tuesday, March 20, 1962 at 9:30 PM EST
  • Summer Solstice: Thursday, June 21, 1962 at 5:25 PM EDT
  • Autumnal Equinox: on Sunday, September 23, 1962 at 8:37 AM EDT
  • Winter Solstice: on Saturday, December 22, 1962 at 3:16 AM EST

First New Moon of the Season

  • The first new moon of Spring was the New Pink Moon on Wednesday, April 4.
  • The first new moon of Summer was the New Buck Moon on Sunday, July 1.
  • The first new moon of Autumn was the New Hunter’s Moon on Friday, September 28.
  • The first new moon of Winter was the New Wolf Moon on Wednesday, December 26.

1962 Equinoxes and Solstices

The 1962 dates of the equinoxes and solstices were:

  • Spring Equinox (Vernal): March 20, 1962 at 9:30 PM EST
  • Summer Solstice: June 21, 1962 at 5:25 PM EDT
  • Autumnal Equinox: September 23, 1962 at 8:37 AM EDT
  • Winter Solstice: December 22, 1962 at 3:16 AM EST

New Moon Phases

The new moon phases in 1962 were

New Moon 1962U.S. Eastern TimeLunar PhaseNew Moon NameSeason
January 6, 19627:35 AM ESTJanuary New MoonNew Wolf MoonWinter
February 4, 19627:10 PM ESTFebruary New MoonNew Snow MoonWinter
March 6, 19625:31 AM ESTMarch New MoonNew Worm MoonWinter
April 4, 19622:45 PM ESTApril New MoonNew Pink MoonSpring
May 4, 196212:25 AM EDTMay New MoonNew Flower MoonSpring
June 2, 19629:27 AM EDTJune New MoonNew Strawberry MoonSpring
July 1, 19627:52 PM EDTJuly New MoonNew Buck MoonSummer
July 31, 19628:24 AM EDTJuly New MoonNew Sturgeon MoonSummer
August 29, 196211:09 PM EDTAugust New MoonNew Harvest MoonSummer
September 28, 19623:39 PM EDTSeptember New MoonNew Hunter’s MoonAutumn
October 28, 19628:05 AM ESTOctober New MoonNew Beaver MoonAutumn
November 27, 19621:30 AM ESTNovember New MoonNew Cold MoonAutumn
December 26, 19625:59 PM ESTDecember New MoonNew Wolf MoonWinter

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.

Dark watercolor of the moon on a starry background for the calendar of 1962 new moons


Sources

The dates and exact time provided by NASA for the United States (USA) Eastern Time Zone, including major cities such as New York, unless otherwise stated, and adjusted for Daylight Savings Time for part of the year. Since your local timezone may be different, the exact dates may shift for your calendar. The supermoon calculations are based on those by AstroPixels.