Halfmoon Lake Association was founded to protect the interest of property owners through education and the continued monitoring of lake quality in order to enhance both property values and recreational opportunities.

Solar-Lunar Calendars

Select from the monthly calendars to view and print.  The calendars are PDF files containing data for sunrise and sunset, moon rise and set, twilight, moon phase, and day length. You can print the selected calendar via your browser or download the file to print via your PDF reader, such as Adobe Reader.  Suggest you select landscape mode for orientation. 

Full Moon Names

Summarized from EarthSky at http://earthsky.org/

Many almanacs give each month a special full moon name and sometimes almanacs reference full moons relative to seasonal markers, as defined by equinoxes and solstices.

Northern Hemisphere full moon names by month:

January: Old Moon, Moon After Yule
February: Snow Moon, Hunger Moon, Wolf Moon
March: Sap Moon, Crow Moon, Lenten Moon
April: Grass Moon, Egg Moon, Pink Moon
May: Flower Moon, Planting Moon, Milk Moon
June: Rose Moon, Flower Moon, Strawberry Moon
July: Thunder Moon, Hay Moon
August: Green Corn Moon, Grain Moon
September: Fruit Moon, Harvest Moon
October: Harvest Moon, Hunterís Moon
November: Hunterís Moon, Frosty Moon, or Beaver Moon
December: Moon Before Yule, or Long Night Moon

Full moon names by season:

After the winter solstice:
Old Moon, or Moon After Yule
Snow Moon, Hunger Moon, or Wolf Moon
Sap Moon, Crow Moon or Lenten Moon

After the spring equinox:
Grass Moon, or Egg Moon
Planting Moon, or Milk Moon
Rose Moon, Flower Moon, or Strawberry Moon

After the summer solstice:
Thunder Moon, or Hay Moon
Green Corn Moon, or Grain Moon
Fruit Moon, or Harvest Moon

After the autumnal equinox:
Harvest Moon, or Hunterís Moon
Hunterís Moon, Frosty Moon, or Beaver Moon
Moon Before Yule, or Long Night Moon

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