December Full Moon Schedule
The full moon December 2023 falls on on the 26th day of December 2023, Sunday 8.33 PM EST time. As per Universal Coordinated Time, the full cold moon occurs on 27th December at 00.33. This is the last full moon of this year and the world will soon see the new year eve. The winter cold starts taking the world in Northern Hemisphere in its chilling grip. The night becomes the longest and the days are the shortest. Hence, the December full moon is called the cold moon or ice moon. It is also known as the Long Night’s moon. The last full moon was on the 26th November 2023.
As mentioned before in our website, every full moon has a unique name. This name indicates certain feature of the particular season and region. Due to long winter nights, the full moon December 2023 is called ice moon or cold moon. Further in this post, we have stated date and time of the December full moon as per UTC, GMT, IST, and Eastern Daylight time. The moon goes through eight different stages during the lunar cycle. From new moon to last quarter, and full moon; all the phases have their unique importance in the lunar calendar.
Full Moon December 2023 Calendar
If the time zone of your country is not covered below, do refer the UTC time. Convert it into your time zone and know the date and time of the moon rising in your region. The date and time of full moon December 2023 may differ in different time zones of the world.
December Full Moon 2023
- EST – 26th December 2023, Tuesday at 8.33 PM
- UTC – 27th December 2023, Wednesday at 0.33
Further, you can check the date and time of all the moon phases of December 2023. The full moon will appear at the end of the month.
December Moon Phases
Find below the date and time of all the December moon phases from last quarter to full moon. The timings given here are as per UTC timings.
- New Moon Phase – 12th December 2023
- First Quarter – 19th December 2023
- Full Moon Phase – 27th December 2023
The December new moon appears right at the beinning of the month. As the December solstice arrives, the seasonal transition takes place. The world gets under the grip of chilled weather.
Moon Names: Cold Moon
Cold moon is the most popular name of the December full moon. But the moon is also known as Long night’s moon. This name suggests the long winter nights that happen after the winter solstice takes place. Our website also covers information related to solstices and equinoxes. In some regions, full moon December is also known as ice moon.
Christmas is the major festival celebrated in December. The cold winter nights spell their magic after the mid of the month. Check out our separate post on December solstice for more information on the onset of winter season.
Full Moon 2023
December is the last month of the year and we will be soon step into the brand new year 2023. Full moon dates for the year 2024 will be soon published on our website. Keep visiting us to know the full moon January 2024 and February 2024.
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