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  Month Name Description
  January Wolf Moon, Old Moon, Moon After Yule  
  February Snow Moon, Hunger Moon  
  March Worm Moon, Crow Moon, Crust Moon, Lenten Moon earthworm casts appear, heralding the return of the robins;cawing of crows signaled the end of winter
  April Pink Moon, Fish Moon wild ground phlox, which is one of the earliest widespread flowers of the spring
  May Flower Moon  
  June Strawberry Moon, Rose Moon  
  July Buck Moon, Thunder Moon thunderstorms are most frequent during this time
  August Sturgeon Moon  
  September Harvest Moon At the peak of harvest, farmers can work late into the night by the light of this Moon
  October Hunter's Moon  
  November Beaver Moon the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze
  December Cold Moon, Moon before Yule The midwinter full Moon has a high trajectory across the sky because it is opposite a low Sun.
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