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Full Moon for January 2019
The Full Moon in January 2019 falls on January 20–21. Traditionally, this month’s Moon is called...
Full Moon Names
Native Americans’ Full Moon names were created to help different tribes track the seasons. Think of...
Full Moons and Labor: Childbirth Folklore
Check out this author’s intriguing theory—best tested by parents of large families—about the...
Full Moon for February 2019
The Full Moon for February 2019 rises on the 19th. Traditionally, this Moon was called the Full...
Full Moon for September 2019
The full Moon for September 2019 is once again the “Harvest Moon.” See what this means—plus, Moon...
Full Moon for December 2019
The Full Moon for December 2019 rises on the 12th! Traditionally, this Moon was called the Full...
Full Moon for March 2019
The Full Moon for March 2019 rises on the 21st. Traditionally, this Moon was called the Full Worm...
Full Moon for May 2019
Learn more about the Full Moon for May 2019. Why is it called the Full Flower Moon? When is the...
Full Moon for June 2019
Learn more about the Full Moon for June 2019. Why is it called the Strawberry Moon? When is the...
Full Moon for August 2019
The Full Sturgeon Moon rises! Learn more about the Full Moon of August 2019—including Moon phase...
Full Moon for October 2019
When is the full Hunter’s Moon 2019—and what does this mean? Plus, find your Moon phase dates, Best...
Full Moon and Good Luck
Can the Moon change your luck? According to Moon lore, in many cases the full Moon brings good luck...
Does the Full Moon Make People Crazy?
Can the Moon change your luck? Or, make people act strangely? Science doesn’t have proof, but could...
Woolly Bear Caterpillars and Weather Prediction
The woolly bear caterpillar—also called woolly worm and fuzzy worm—has the reputation of being able...
The Legend of the Black Box and The Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Forecasts
The secret to our weather forecasts has been speculated on for some time. Is weather folklore the...
The Full Moon: June
Look up! June’s full Moon falls on the 27th or 28th (depending on your location); it will appear...
Man in the Moon?
We often speak of seeing “the man in the Moon.” Indeed, an image of a face seems to be imposed on...
Myths About the Moon
Have you ever seen the “Man in the Moon”? Many of us today grew up seeing a face in the Moon, and...
Weather Folklore: The Shepherd's Barometer
Here are some ways to judge the weather, grounded on 50 years’ experience and observations by an...
Farming by the Moon
The age-old practice of performing farm chores by the Moon stems from the simple belief that the...
Moon Lore: Dreams
There are many dreams and superstitions about the Moon. Here are a handful to contemplate: To...
Moon and the Gods
The Moon is rich in history and folklore, and to many sky watchers, the Moon is home to the gods....
The Moon's Healing Powers
Not all of the Moon's effects on health are considered negative. Some suspect that the flow of...
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