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Mt Kilimanjaro moon phases

The moon

Importance of full moon dates

Summiting Kilimanjaro on a cloudless full moon night is without a doubt an unforgettable experience. The glaciers glittering in the moonlight is absolutely stunning. For obvious reasons the moonlight will also make the final night climb on your summit night easier and most of the time it will be unnecessary to even switch on your head lamp. In actual fact, planning your summit attempt to coincide with the full moon dates mentioned below would enhance your whole trek up the mountain, offering some magnificent night views of Kibo from most of the overnight camps.

2014 full moon dates

New moon

First quarter

Full moon

Last quarter

1 January

8 January

16 January

24 January

31 January

6 February

15 February

22 February

1 March

8 March

16 March

24 March

30 March

7 April

15 April
Lunar Eclipse!

22 April

29 April
Solar Eclipse!

7 May

14 May

21 May

28 May

5 June

13 June

19 June

27 June

5 July

12 July

19 July

27 July

4 August

10 August
Moon Perigee!

17 August

25 August

2 September

9 September

16 September

24 September

1 October

8 October
Lunar Eclipse!

15 October

24 October
Solar Eclipse!

31 October

7 November

14 November

22 November

29 November

6 December

14 December

22 December

28 December

05 January

 

2015 full moon dates

New moon

First quarter

Full moon

Last quarter

2 December

28 December

05 January

13 January

20 January

27 January

04 February

12 February

19 February

25 February

05 March

13 March

20 March
Solar Eclipse!

27 March

04 April
Lunar Eclipse!

12 April

18 April

26 April

04 May

11 May

18 May

25 May

02 June

09 June

16 June

24 June

02 July

08 July

16 July

24 July

31 July
Blue Moon!

07 August

14 August

22 August

29 August

05 September

13 September
Solar Eclipse!

21 September

28 September
Lunar Eclipse

05 October

13 October

20 October

27 October

03 November

11 November

19 November

26 November

03 December

11 December

18 December

25 December

 

We cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information given in any of the above moon calendar. While every effort is made to achieve accuracy in this moon calendar, users make use of this information strictly at their own risk and are advised to confirm it with their own contacts before travelling.

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