2026 New Moons, calendar of new moons in 2026

The 2026 New Moon Calendar shows you the dates of the new moons in 2026 coming up next year. In 2026 there will be 12 new moons with the first on Sunday, January 18.

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 2026 new moons

New Moon Calendar 2026

The new moon calendar of the new moon dates in 2026 with exact times and dates when they will occur in the U.S. Eastern Time Zone adjusted for Daylight Savings Time for part of the year.

The new moons in 2026 are:

Sunday, January 18, 2026 at 2:52 P.M. EST

The new moon in January 2026 will be on Sunday, January 18, 2026 at 2:52 PM EST. The New Snow Moon will be the first new moon of Winter. The January 18 New Moon will be the new moon in Capricorn.

Tuesday, February 17, 2026 at 7:01 A.M. EST

The new moon in February 2026 will be on Tuesday, February 17, 2026 at 7:01 AM EST. The New Worm Moon will be the second new moon of Winter. The February 17 New Moon will be the new moon in Aquarius.

Wednesday, March 18, 2026 at 9:23 P.M. EDT

The new moon in March 2026 will be on Wednesday, March 18, 2026 at 9:23 PM EDT. The New Pink Moon will be the last new moon of Winter. The March 18 New Moon will be the new moon in Pisces.

Friday, April 17, 2026 at 7:52 A.M. EDT

The new moon in April 2026 will be on Friday, April 17, 2026 at 7:52 AM EDT. The New Flower Moon will be the first new moon of Spring. The April 17 New Moon will be the new moon in Aries.

Saturday, May 16, 2026 at 4:01 P.M. EDT

The new moon in May 2026 will be on Saturday, May 16, 2026 at 4:01 PM EDT. The New Blue Moon will be the second new moon of Spring. The May 16 New Moon will be the new moon in Taurus.

Sunday, June 14, 2026 at 10:54 P.M. EDT

The new moon in June 2026 will be on Sunday, June 14, 2026 at 10:54 PM EDT. The New Strawberry Moon will be the last new moon of Spring. The June 14 New Moon will be the new moon in Gemini.

Tuesday, July 14, 2026 at 5:43 A.M. EDT

The new moon in July 2026 will be on Tuesday, July 14, 2026 at 5:43 AM EDT. The New Buck Moon will be the first new moon of Summer. The July 14 New Moon will be the new moon in Cancer.

Wednesday, August 12, 2026 at 1:37 P.M. EDT

The new moon in August 2026 will be on Wednesday, August 12, 2026 at 1:37 PM EDT. The New Sturgeon Moon will be the second new moon of Summer. The August 12 New Moon will be the new moon in Leo.

Thursday, September 10, 2026 at 11:27 P.M. EDT

The new moon in September 2026 will be on Thursday, September 10, 2026 at 11:27 PM EDT. The New Harvest Moon will be the last new moon of Summer. The September 10 New Moon will be the new moon in Virgo.

Saturday, October 10, 2026 at 11:50 A.M. EDT

The new moon in October 2026 will be on Saturday, October 10, 2026 at 11:50 AM EDT. The New Hunter’s Moon will be the first new moon of Autumn. The October 10 New Moon will be the new moon in Libra.

Monday, November 9, 2026 at 2:02 A.M. EST

The new moon in November 2026 will be on Monday, November 9, 2026 at 2:02 AM EST. The New Beaver Moon will be the second new moon of Autumn. The November 9 New Moon will be the new moon in Scorpio.

Tuesday, December 8, 2026 at 7:52 P.M. EST

The new moon in December 2026 will be on Tuesday, December 8, 2026 at 7:52 PM EST. The New Cold Moon will be the last new moon of Autumn. The December 8 New Moon will be the new moon in Sagittarius.

What are the New Moon Names in 2026?

The names of the new moons in 2026 are:

  • New Snow Moon on January 18
  • New Worm Moon on February 17
  • New Pink Moon on March 18
  • New Flower Moon on April 17
  • New Blue Moon on May 16
  • New Strawberry Moon on June 14
  • New Buck Moon on July 14
  • New Sturgeon Moon on August 12
  • New Harvest Moon on September 10
  • New Hunter’s Moon on October 10
  • New Beaver Moon on November 9
  • New Cold Moon on December 8

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 2026 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.