Full Sturgeon Moon, seeing the moon during the daytime | The Old Farmer's Almanac

The Full Moon: August


Full Sturgeon Moon facts and folklore

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Each month, we explain the traditional names of the full Moon along with some fascinating Moon facts. In this video, learn about the Full Sturgeon Moon and why you can sometimes see the Moon during the daytime.

See the Almanac’s Full Moon for August Guide for more information.

Mary Paquette (not verified)

4 years 9 months ago

August 25, 2018 , last night ,I was up about midnight ,I was feeding a very hungry cat, and looked out the kitchen window, and the moon was shining down and lit up the back yard. It reminded me of Halloween, the way the grey clouds surrounding the moon gave it a surreal look. At first look it was kind of scary, and then I thought how beautiful the sight was.