When is the full Moon for November 2017? This year, it’s November 4 at 1:23 A.M. (EST). Learn more about the November Moon phases, origin of Beaver Moon name, best days by the Moon, and more!
November Full Beaver Moon
November’s full Moon was called the Beaver Moon by both the colonists and the Algonquin tribes because this was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, to ensure a supply of warm winter furs. It was also called the Full Frost Moon by Native Americans.
See all Full Moon names and their meanings.
Moon Phases for November 2017
All dates and times are EST. NOTE: The Moon full on November 3 for some time zones. See the Moon Phase Calendar for your city/state.
||Full Moon: November 4, 1:23 A.M.|
|Last Quarter: November 10, 3:36 P.M.|
|Last Quarter: November 18, 6:42 A.M.|
|New Moon: November 26, 12:03 P.M.|
For your next full Moon, see our Full Moon Dates chart.
November Moon Show from 2016
See the live Supermoon from 2016. This free observatory show was filmed by Slooh on Sunday night, November 13, 2016.
This show is a partnership with between The Old Farmer’s Almanac editors and Slooh.com.
Full Beaver Moon Video
Our Almanac editor shares more facts and folklore about November’s Full Beaver Moon. Click below to watch the video.
Best Days in November 2017
Below are the best days for activities, based on the Moon’s sign and phase in November.
- Aboveground crops: 3, 21, 22
- Belowground crops: 11, 12, 13
For Setting Eggs:
- 5, 6
- 1-4, 18-30
- Did you know: The spin-time of the Moon on its own axis is identical to the time it takes the Moon to revolve around Earth, which is why the Moon always keeps almost exactly the same face toward us.
- How much would you weigh on the Moon? Just multiply your weight (it doesn’t matter if it’s in pounds or kilograms) by 0.165. You’d weigh about 80 percent less!
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