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Moon phase Articles
Full Moon for December 2019
December’s full Moon rises on the night of Wednesday, December 11, 2019! Heralding in the frigid...
Full Moon for November 2019
November’s Full Beaver Moon rises on Tuesday, November 12! Learn when to spot it in your area and...
Full Moon for October 2019
When is the Full Hunter’s Moon—and what’s the meaning behind its name? Plus, find your Moon phase...
Full Moon for August 2020
The Full Moon for August 2020 rises this week. Here’s the date, time, and meaning of what we call...
Full Moon for September 2020
The full Moon for September 2020 is the Full Corn Moon. See what this means—plus, Moon phase dates...
Full Moon for February 2020
When is the Full Moon in February 2020? What time is Full Moon and New Moon? Why is it called the...
Full Moon for January 2020
When is the Full Moon in January 2020? What time are the Full Moon and New Moon? Why is it called...
The Captivating Crescent Moon
The captivating crescent may be the Moon’s most fascinating phase. Why is the crescent Moon...
Full Moon for July 2020
When is the Full Moon for July 2020? Learn more about the Full Buck Moon—and why this July Moon is...
Full Moon for March 2020
When is the full Moon in March 2020? Here’s all you need to know about March’s Full Worm Moon—...
Full Moon for April 2020
Celebrate the Full Moon for April 2020! Find out why it’s called the Pink Moon—plus more Moon facts...
Full Moon for June 2020
Learn about the Full Moon for June 2020—the Strawberry Moon! Find out more about the June’s full...
What is a Black Moon?
Much media hype surrounds Moon names, such as “Blood Moon” and “Blue Moon,” but have you ever heard...
Fishing Calendar for 2019
When is the best time to go fishing? See our best fishing days in the Old Farmer’s Almanac’s 2019 ...
Gardening by the Moon
Gardening by the Moon is a great way to plan your garden. Many of our readers follow the age-old...
Signs of Spring in the Night Sky!
Once spring is under way, nature lovers can find it hard to keep up with the rapid day-to-day...
A Rainbow of Planets: Four Planets in a Line!
Mars remains blazingly brilliant in the night sky. The real draw now is that it’s part of a rare...
New Moon on June 13 | Supermoon
Today, June 13, is a New Moon. It’s also a “supermoon” which may interest those of you who live by...
Quarter Moon or a Half Moon? Clearing Up Confusion.
Only in astronomy does a Half Moon and a Quarter Moon mean the same thing! And the Quarter Moon is...
Navigating the Night Sky
The wonder of the universe is at your fingertips! Here is how you can use the Almanac to help...
The Half Moon and the Lazy Earth
Monday is the half Moon. Officially, the last quarter. It may be the coolest lunar phase and I’ll...
Weather by the Moon
See the below Weather by the Moon calendar showing what sort of weather will probably follow the...