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.

2019 full moon dates

New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
6 January 14 January 21 January 28 January
5 February 13 February 19 February 26 February
6 March 14 March 21 March 28 March
5 April 12 April 19 April 27 April
5 May 12 May 19 May 26 May
3 June 10 June 17 June 25 June
2 July 9 July 17 July Lunar eclipse 25 July
1 August 7 August 15 August 23 August
30 August 6 September 14 September 22 September
28 September 5 October 14 October 21 October
28 October 4 November 12 November 20 November
26 November 4 December 12 December 19 December
26 December 3 January 10 January 17 January

 

2020 full moon dates

New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
03 January 10 January 17 January
25 January 02 February 09 February 16 February
23 February 02 March 09 March 16 March
24 March 01 April 08 April 15 April
23 April 30 April 07 May 14 May
22 May 30 May 05 June 13 June
21 June 28 June 05 July 13 July
20 July 27 July 03 August 11 August
19 August 25 August 02 September 10 September
17 September 24 September 02 October 10 October
16 October 23 October 31 October 08 November
15 November 22 November 30 November 08 December
14 December 22 December 30 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.