Lunar Calendar Month July 2014 (United States)

The Moon is the only natural satellite of the Earth and the fifth largest moon in the Solar System. It is the largest natural satellite in the solar system relative to the size of its planet. The following is information specific for Washington, District of Columbia, United States during July 2014.

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Date and time of moon phases

The information in the following table comes from calculations published by the Astronomical Applications Department of the U.S. Naval Observatory.

Moon phasesDatesTime
1st quarter2014-07-0507:59
full moon2014-07-1207:25
3rd quarter2014-07-1822:08
new moon2014-07-2618:42

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

The following table shows the dates of perigee and apogee of the Moon during July 2014.

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Perigee2014-07-1304:28358,258 km
Apogee2014-07-2723:28406,568 kmMaximum apogee in 2014!

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 31 days of July 2014.

July 2014
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 27
30Monday
 
1Tuesday
 
13% illuminated
13% illuminated
Age:3.5
2Wednesday
 
20% illuminated
20% illuminated
Age:4.4
3Thursday
 
28.1% illuminated
28.1% illuminated
Age:5.3
4Friday
 
37.1% illuminated
37.1% illuminated
Age:6.2
5Saturday
 
46.8% illuminated
46.8% illuminated
Age:7.1
6Sunday
 
56.8% illuminated
56.8% illuminated
Age:8
Week 28
7Monday
 
66.8% illuminated
66.8% illuminated
Age:9
8Tuesday
 
76.4% illuminated
76.4% illuminated
Age:10
9Wednesday
 
85.2% illuminated
85.2% illuminated
Age:11
10Thursday
 
92.4% illuminated
92.4% illuminated
Age:12.1
11Friday
 
97.4% illuminated
97.4% illuminated
Age:13.3
12Saturday
 
99.9% illuminated
99.9% illuminated
Age:14.4
13Sunday
 
99.3% illuminated
99.3% illuminated
Age:15.6
Week 29
14Monday
 
95.6% illuminated
95.6% illuminated
Age:16.7
15Tuesday
 
89.3% illuminated
89.3% illuminated
Age:17.9
16Wednesday
 
80.8% illuminated
80.8% illuminated
Age:19
17Thursday
 
70.9% illuminated
70.9% illuminated
Age:20.1
18Friday
 
60.1% illuminated
60.1% illuminated
Age:21.2
19Saturday
 
49.2% illuminated
49.2% illuminated
Age:22.2
20Sunday
 
38.7% illuminated
38.7% illuminated
Age:23.2
Week 30
21Monday
 
28.9% illuminated
28.9% illuminated
Age:24.2
22Tuesday
 
20.2% illuminated
20.2% illuminated
Age:25.2
23Wednesday
 
12.8% illuminated
12.8% illuminated
Age:26.1
24Thursday
 
7% illuminated
7% illuminated
Age:27
25Friday
 
2.9% illuminated
2.9% illuminated
Age:27.9
26Saturday
 
0.6% illuminated
0.6% illuminated
Age:28.8
27Sunday
 
0% illuminated
0% illuminated
Age:0.2
Week 31
28Monday
 
1.3% illuminated
1.3% illuminated
Age:1.1
29Tuesday
 
4.4% illuminated
4.4% illuminated
Age:2
30Wednesday
 
9.1% illuminated
9.1% illuminated
Age:2.9
31Thursday
 
15.3% illuminated
15.3% illuminated
Age:3.8
1Friday
 
2Saturday
 
3Sunday
 
4Monday
 
5Tuesday
 
6Wednesday
 
7Thursday
 
8Friday
 
9Saturday
 
10Sunday
 
11Monday
 
12Tuesday
 
13Wednesday
 
14Thursday
 
15Friday
 
16Saturday
 
17Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2015-06-29