2013 New Moons, Calendar of New Moons in 2013

The 2013 New Moon Calendar will take you back to look at when the new moons in 2013 occurred during the year. In 2013 there were 12 new moons with the first on Friday, January 11.

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 2013 new moons

New Moon Calendar 2013

The new moon calendar of the new moon dates in 2013 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.

The new moons in 2013 were:

Friday, January 11, 2013 at 2:44 P.M.

The January 2013 New Moon was on Friday, January 11, 2013 at 2:44 PM. The New Wolf Moon was the first new moon of Winter. The January New Moon was the New Moon in Capricorn.

Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 2:20 A.M. EST

The February 2013 New Moon was on Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 2:20 AM. The New Snow Moon was the second new moon of Winter. The February New Moon was the New Moon in Aquarius.

Monday, March 11, 2013 at 3:51 P.M. EDT

The March 2013 New Moon was on Monday, March 11, 2013 at 3:51 PM. The New Worm Moon was the last new moon of Winter. The March New Moon was the New Moon in Pisces.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 5:35 A.M. EDT

The April 2013 New Moon was on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 5:35 AM. The New Pink Moon was the first new moon of Spring. The April New Moon was the New Moon in Aries.

Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 8:29 P.M. EDT

The May 2013 New Moon was on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 8:29 PM. The New Flower Moon was the second new moon of Spring. The May New Moon was the New Moon in Taurus.

Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 11:56 A.M. EDT

The June 2013 New Moon was on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 11:56 AM. The New Strawberry Moon was the last new moon of Spring. The June New Moon was the New Moon in Gemini.

Monday, July 8, 2013 at 3:14 A.M. EDT

The July 2013 New Moon was on Monday, July 8, 2013 at 3:14 AM. The New Buck Moon was the first new moon of Summer. The July New Moon was the New Moon in Cancer.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 5:51 P.M. EDT

The August 2013 New Moon was on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 5:51 PM. The New Sturgeon Moon was the second new moon of Summer. The August New Moon was the New Moon in Leo.

September 5, 2013: New Harvest Moon

The September 2013 New Moon was on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 7:36 AM. The New Harvest Moon was the last new moon of Summer. The September New Moon was the New Moon in Virgo.

Friday, October 4, 2013 at 8:35 P.M. EDT

The October 2013 New Moon was on Friday, October 4, 2013 at 8:35 PM. The New Hunter’s Moon was the first new moon of Autumn. The October New Moon was the New Moon in Libra.

Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 7:50 A.M. EST

The November 2013 New Moon was on Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 7:50 AM. The New Beaver Moon was the second new moon of Autumn. The November New Moon was the New Moon in Scorpio.

Monday, December 2, 2013 at 7:22 P.M. EST

The December 2013 New Moon was on Monday, December 2, 2013 at 7:22 PM. The New Cold Moon was the last new moon of Autumn. The December New Moon was the New Moon in Sagittarius.

What were the New Moon Names in 2013?

The names of the new moons in 2013 were:

  • New Wolf Moon on January 11
  • New Snow Moon on February 10
  • New Worm Moon on March 11
  • New Pink Moon on April 10
  • New Flower Moon on May 9
  • New Strawberry Moon on June 8
  • New Buck Moon on July 8
  • New Sturgeon Moon on August 6
  • New Harvest Moon on September 5
  • New Hunter’s Moon on October 4
  • New Beaver Moon on November 3
  • New Cold Moon on December 2

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 2013 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.