The Harvest Moon is also known as the Wine Moon, the Singing Moon and the Elk Call Moon. In MYTH and FOLKLORE the full moon of each month is given a name. There are many variations but the following list gives the most widely known names:
January – Wolf Moon July – Hay Moon
February – Ice Moon August – Corn Moon
March – Storm Moon Sept. – HARVEST MOON
April – Growing Moon Oct. – Hunter’s Moon
May – Hare Moon Nov. Snow Moon
June – Mead Moon Dec. – Winter Moon
When there are 2 full moons in a month the second is called a BLUE MOON .