2021 New Moons, calendar of new moons in 2021

The 2021 New Moon Calendar will take you back to look at when the new moons in 2021 occurred during the year. In 2021 there were 12 new moons with the first on Wednesday, January 13.

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 2021 new moons

New Moon Calendar 2021

The new moon calendar of the new moon dates in 2021 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 2021 were:

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 12:00 A.M. EST

The new moon in January 2021 was on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 12:00 AM EST. The New Wolf Moon was the first new moon of Winter. The January 13 New Moon was the new moon in Capricorn.

Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 2:06 P.M. EST

The new moon in February 2021 was on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 2:06 PM EST. The New Snow Moon was the second new moon of Winter. The February 11 New Moon was the new moon in Aquarius.

Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 5:21 A.M. EST

The new moon in March 2021 was on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 5:21 AM EST. The New Worm Moon was the last new moon of Winter. The March 13 New Moon was the new moon in Pisces.

Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 10:31 P.M. EDT

The new moon in April 2021 was on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 10:31 PM EDT. The New Pink Moon was the first new moon of Spring. The April 11 New Moon was the new moon in Aries.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 3:00 P.M. EDT

The new moon in May 2021 was on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 3:00 PM EDT. The New Flower Moon was the second new moon of Spring. The May 11 New Moon was the new moon in Taurus.

Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 6:53 A.M. EDT

The new moon in June 2021 was on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 6:53 AM EDT. The New Strawberry Moon was the last new moon of Spring. The June 10 New Moon was the new moon in Gemini.

Friday, July 9, 2021 at 9:16 P.M. EDT

The new moon in July 2021 was on Friday, July 9, 2021 at 9:16 PM EDT. The New Buck Moon was the first new moon of Summer. The July 9 New Moon was the new moon in Cancer.

Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 9:50 A.M. EDT

The new moon in August 2021 was on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 9:50 AM EDT. The New Sturgeon Moon was the second new moon of Summer. The August 8 New Moon was the new moon in Leo.

Monday, September 6, 2021 at 8:52 P.M. EDT

The new moon in September 2021 was on Monday, September 6, 2021 at 8:52 PM EDT. The New Harvest Moon was the last new moon of Summer. The September 6 New Moon was the new moon in Virgo.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 7:05 A.M. EDT

The new moon in October 2021 was on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 7:05 AM EDT. The New Hunter’s Moon was the first new moon of Autumn. The October 6 New Moon was the new moon in Libra.

Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 5:15 P.M. EDT

The new moon in November 2021 was on Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 5:15 PM EDT. The New Beaver Moon was the second new moon of Autumn. The November 4 New Moon was the new moon in Scorpio.

Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 2:43 A.M. EST

The new moon in December 2021 was on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 2:43 AM EST. The New Cold Moon was the last new moon of Autumn. The December 4 New Moon was the new moon in Sagittarius.

What were the New Moon Names in 2021?

The names of the new moons in 2021 were:

  • New Wolf Moon on January 13
  • New Snow Moon on February 11
  • New Worm Moon on March 13
  • New Pink Moon on April 11
  • New Flower Moon on May 11
  • New Strawberry Moon on June 10
  • New Buck Moon on July 9
  • New Sturgeon Moon on August 8
  • New Harvest Moon on September 6
  • New Hunter’s Moon on October 6
  • New Beaver Moon on November 4
  • New Cold Moon on December 4

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 2021 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.