Worm Moon

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18th Mar 2022

The Full Moon in March is the Worm Moon, and it is usually considered the last Full Moon of winter.

Why is it called the Worm Moon? 

The name Worm Moon was originally thought to refer to the earthworms that appear as the soil warms in spring.

Full Moon Names

In ancient times, it was common to track the changing seasons by following the lunar month rather than the solar year, which the 12 months in our modern calendar are based on.

How often does a full moon occur?

A full moon occurs every 29.5 days and happens when the Moon is completely illuminated by the Sun’s rays. It occurs when the Earth is directly aligned between the Sun and the Moon.

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