Wolf Blood Moon: 1900 to 2100

Curious about the Next Wolf Blood Moon? And when was the last Wolf Blood Moon? Looking at the calendar from 1900 to 2100, there are a 15 of these special January Full Moons.

A full moon occurs when the Earth is directly between the Sun and Moon so that the moon looks completely illuminated when you look at it. It happens about once a month or, 29.53 days on average.

Ready to dive a little deeper into the Wolf Blood Moon dates? Learn more about the moon’s nicknames and other facts about it.

Red watercolor of the moon for the dates of next and last Wolf Blood Moon

The dates and times provided by NASA for the United States (USA) Eastern Standard Time (EST) and Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) timezones. Also below is the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) time for reference. This was previously referred to as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Since your local timezone may be different, the exact dates may shift for your calendar.

What is a Wolf Blood Moon?

A wolf blood moon is the name for a January full moon that also occurs with a total lunar eclipse. The blood moon name comes from the reddish hue the moon when the entire Moon is within the darkest darkest part of Earth’s shadow.

If there are two full moons in January, the Wolf Moon will be the first one of the month with the blue moon at the end of the month.

When is the next Wolf Blood Moon?

The next Wolf Blood Moon will be in 2047 on January 11, 2047 8:21 PM EST or January 12, 2047 1:21 AM UTC. It will be the first full moon of 2047 and of Winter 2046-2047. The January 11th full moon will be the full moon in Cancer.

Wolf Blood Moon 2047 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in Wolf Blood Moon 2047 are:

Lunar PhaseUS Eastern Date & TimeUTC Date & Time
New MoonDecember 27, 2046 5:39 AM ESTDecember 27, 2046 10:39 AM UTC
First QuarterJanuary 4, 2047 12:31 AM ESTJanuary 4, 2047 5:31 AM UTC
Full MoonJanuary 11, 2047 8:21 PM ESTJanuary 12, 2047 1:21 AM UTC
Last QuarterJanuary 18, 2047 5:32 PM ESTJanuary 18, 2047 10:32 PM UTC

When was the last Wolf Blood Moon?

The last Wolf Blood Moon was in 2019 on January 21, 2019 at 12:16 AM EST or 5:16 AM UTC. It was the first full moon of 2019 and the second full moon of Winter 2018-2019. The January 21nd full moon was the full moon in Leo. There was also a supermoon during this full moon, making it a Super Wolf Blood Moon.

Wolf Blood Moon 2019 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in Super Wolf Moon 2019 were:

Lunar PhaseUS Eastern Date & TimeUTC Date & Time
New MoonJanuary 5, 2019 8:28 PM ESTJanuary 6, 2019 1:28 AM UTC
First QuarterJanuary 14, 2019 1:46 AM ESTJanuary 14, 2019 6:46 AM UTC
Full MoonJanuary 21, 2019 12:16 AM ESTJanuary 21, 2019 5:16 AM UTC
Last QuarterJanuary 27, 2019 4:11 PM ESTJanuary 27, 2019 9:11 PM UTC

Past Wolf Blood Moons: 1900 to 2023

In the past, the Wolf Full Moon occurred with a total lunar eclipse:

YearUS Eastern Date & TimeUTC Date & Time
1917January 8, 1917 2:42 AM ESTJanuary 8, 1917 7:42 AM UTC
1935January 19, 1935 10:44 AM ESTJanuary 19, 1935 3:44 PM UTC
1936January 8, 1936 1:15 PM ESTJanuary 8, 1936 6:15 PM UTC
1953January 29, 1953 6:44 PM ESTJanuary 29, 1953 11:44 PM UTC
1954January 18, 1954 9:37 PM ESTJanuary 19, 1954 2:37 AM UTC
1972January 30, 1972 5:58 AM ESTJanuary 30, 1972 10:58 AM UTC
1982January 9, 1982 2:53 PM ESTJanuary 9, 1982 7:53 PM UTC
2000January 20, 2000 11:40 PM ESTJanuary 21, 2000 4:40 AM UTC
2001January 9, 2001 3:24 PM ESTJanuary 9, 2001 8:24 PM UTC
2019January 21, 2019 12:16 AM ESTJanuary 21, 2019 5:16 AM UTC

Future Wolf Blood Moons: 2024 to 2100

In the future, the Wolf Full Moon will occur with a total lunar eclipse:

YearUS Eastern Date & TimeUTC Date & Time
2047January 11, 2047 8:21 PM ESTJanuary 12, 2047 1:21 AM UTC
2048January 1, 2048 1:57 AM ESTJanuary 1, 2048 6:57 AM UTC
2065January 22, 2065 4:53 AM ESTJanuary 22, 2065 9:53 AM UTC
2066January 11, 2066 10:07 AM ESTJanuary 11, 2066 3:07 PM UTC
2084January 22, 2084 6:15 PM ESTJanuary 22, 2084 11:15 PM UTC
Red watercolor of the moon for the dates of next and last Wolf Blood Moon