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Don’t Miss Out on the 2021 Snow Moon

Full Moon gazing available in the sky around midnight

Rui Alves
Rui Alves
Feb 27 · 3 min read
Full Snow Moon rising above white mountains and a village.
Full Snow Moon rising above white mountains and a village.
Photo by Yuri_B on Pixabay

Why is it called a Snow Moon?

According to data from the National Weather Service, February’s full Moon is called a Snow Moon because of the traditional heavy snowfall during that month, which is historically known as the United States’ snowiest month.

Moon phases for February 2021

All dates and times listed below are Eastern Standard Time.

  • New Moon: February 11, 2:08 P.M.
  • First Quarter: February 19, 1:49 P.M.
  • Full Moon: February 27, 3:19 A.M.

Fun Fact

Did you know that the Moon’s diameter (2,160 miles) is less than the United States' width (approximately 3,000 miles)?

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