Easter Sunday Date Egg 2020

Easter Sunday - Date in Year 2020

Date of Easter Sunday:April 12, 2020
Date of Easter Monday:April 13, 2020
Easter dates for other years:
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How is the date of Easter calculated? - When is Easter 2020?

  • Easter is a "movable feast", which means that its date is not fixed in the calendar.
  • The date is calculated according to the Lunar Calendar.
  • Easter is related to the Jewish festival of Pesach (Passover).
  • In Christian Religion the Easter is celebrated on the first Sunday following the first Spring Full Moon.
  • Even though Spring Equinox can astronomically fall on different day each year, to simplify the calculation of Easter, the Spring is officialy set to begin on March 21st.
  • If the first Spring Full Moon falls on Sunday, then the Easter will fall on the following Sunday.
Date of Easter Sunday 2020 is calculated:
First Sunday - following - First Full Moon - following - 21 March 2020
Date 2020 Lunar Phase Moon Sign Event
Sat Mar 21 Waning Crescent AquariusAquarius 21 March 2020
("officially" set as Spring equinox)
Sun Mar 22 Waning Crescent PiscesPisces
Mon Mar 23 Waning Crescent PiscesPisces
Tue Mar 24
09:28
(UT/GMT)
NEW MOON AriesAries
Wed Mar 25 Waxing Crescent AriesAries
Thu Mar 26 Waxing Crescent AriesAries
Fri Mar 27 Waxing Crescent TaurusTaurus
Sat Mar 28 Waxing Crescent TaurusTaurus
Sun Mar 29 Waxing Crescent GeminiGemini
Mon Mar 30 Waxing Crescent GeminiGemini
Tue Mar 31 Waxing Crescent GeminiGemini
Wed Apr 1 First Quarter CancerCancer
Thu Apr 2 Waxing Gibbous CancerCancer
Fri Apr 3 Waxing Gibbous LeoLeo
Sat Apr 4 Waxing Gibbous LeoLeo
Sun Apr 5 Waxing Gibbous VirgoVirgo
Mon Apr 6 Waxing Gibbous VirgoVirgo
Tue Apr 7 Waxing Gibbous LibraLibra
Wed Apr 8
02:34
(UT/GMT)
FULL MOON LibraLibra First Full Moon following 21 March 2020
Thu Apr 9 Waning Gibbous ScorpioScorpio
Fri Apr 10 Waning Gibbous ScorpioScorpio
Sat Apr 11 Waning Gibbous SagittariusSagittarius
Sun Apr 12 Waning Gibbous SagittariusSagittarius Easter Sunday
Mon Apr 13 Waning Gibbous CapricornCapricorn Easter Monday
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