2015 New Moons, Calendar of New Moons in 2015

The 2015 New Moon Calendar will take you back to look at when the new moons in 2015 occurred during the year. In 2015 there were 12 new moons with the first on Tuesday, January 20.

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 2015 new moons

New Moon Calendar 2015

The new moon calendar of the new moon dates in 2015 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 2015 were:

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 8:14 A.M. EST

The new moon in January 2015 was on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 8:14 AM EST. The New Snow Moon was the second new moon of Winter. The January 20 New Moon was the new moon in Capricorn.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 6:47 P.M. EST

The new moon in February 2015 was on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 6:47 PM EST. The New Worm Moon was the third new moon of Winter. The February 18 New Moon was the new moon in Aquarius.

Friday, March 20, 2015 at 5:36 A.M. EDT

The new moon in March 2015 was on Friday, March 20, 2015 at 5:36 AM EDT. The New Pink Moon was the last new moon of Winter. The March 20 New Moon was the new moon in Pisces.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 2:57 P.M. EDT

The new moon in April 2015 was on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 2:57 PM EDT. The New Flower Moon was the first new moon of Spring. The April 18 New Moon was the new moon in Aries.

Monday, May 18, 2015 at 12:13 A.M. EDT

The new moon in May 2015 was on Monday, May 18, 2015 at 12:13 AM EDT. The New Strawberry Moon was the second new moon of Spring. The May 18 New Moon was the new moon in Taurus.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 10:05 A.M. EDT

The new moon in June 2015 was on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 10:05 AM EDT. The New Buck Moon was the last new moon of Spring. The June 16 New Moon was the new moon in Gemini.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 9:24 P.M. EDT

The new moon in July 2015 was on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 9:24 PM EDT. The New Blue Moon was the first new moon of Summer. The July 15 New Moon was the new moon in Cancer.

Friday, August 14, 2015 at 10:54 A.M. EDT

The new moon in August 2015 was on Friday, August 14, 2015 at 10:54 AM EDT. The New Sturgeon Moon was the second new moon of Summer. The August 14 New Moon was the new moon in Leo.

Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 2:41 A.M. EDT

The new moon in September 2015 was on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 2:41 AM EDT. The New Harvest Moon was the last new moon of Summer. The September 13 New Moon was the new moon in Virgo.

Monday, October 12, 2015 at 8:06 P.M. EDT

The new moon in October 2015 was on Monday, October 12, 2015 at 8:06 PM EDT. The New Hunter’s Moon was the first new moon of Autumn. The October 12 New Moon was the new moon in Libra.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 12:47 P.M. EST

The new moon in November 2015 was on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 12:47 PM EST. The New Beaver Moon was the second new moon of Autumn. The November 11 New Moon was the new moon in Scorpio.

Friday, December 11, 2015 at 5:29 A.M. EST

The new moon in December 2015 was on Friday, December 11, 2015 at 5:29 AM EST. The New Cold Moon was the last new moon of Autumn. The December 11 New Moon was the new moon in Sagittarius.

What were the New Moon Names in 2015?

The names of the new moons in 2015 were:

  • New Snow Moon on January 20
  • New Worm Moon on February 18
  • New Pink Moon on March 20
  • New Flower Moon on April 18
  • New Strawberry Moon on May 18
  • New Buck Moon on June 16
  • New Blue Moon on July 15, 2015
  • New Sturgeon Moon on August 14
  • New Harvest Moon on September 13
  • New Hunter’s Moon on October 12
  • New Beaver Moon on November 11
  • New Cold Moon on December 11

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 2015 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.