Easter Sunday Date Egg 2022

Easter Sunday - Date in Year 2022

Date of Easter Sunday:April 17, 2022
Date of Easter Monday:April 18, 2022
Easter dates for other years:
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How is the date of Easter calculated? - When is Easter 2022?

  • 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 2022 is calculated:
First Sunday - following - First Full Moon - following - 21 March 2022
Date 2022 Lunar Phase Moon Sign Event
Mon Mar 21 Waning Gibbous ScorpioScorpio 21 March 2022
("officially" set as Spring equinox)
Tue Mar 22 Waning Gibbous ScorpioScorpio
Wed Mar 23 Waning Gibbous SagittariusSagittarius
Thu Mar 24 Waning Gibbous SagittariusSagittarius
Fri Mar 25 Last Quarter
Sat Mar 26 Waning Crescent CapricornCapricorn
Sun Mar 27 Waning Crescent AquariusAquarius
Mon Mar 28 Waning Crescent AquariusAquarius
Tue Mar 29 Waning Crescent PiscesPisces
Wed Mar 30 Waning Crescent PiscesPisces
Thu Mar 31 Waning Crescent AriesAries
Fri Apr 1
NEW MOON AriesAries
Sat Apr 2 Waxing Crescent AriesAries
Sun Apr 3 Waxing Crescent TaurusTaurus
Mon Apr 4 Waxing Crescent TaurusTaurus
Tue Apr 5 Waxing Crescent GeminiGemini
Wed Apr 6 Waxing Crescent GeminiGemini
Thu Apr 7 Waxing Crescent GeminiGemini
Fri Apr 8 Waxing Crescent CancerCancer
Sat Apr 9 First Quarter CancerCancer
Sun Apr 10 Waxing Gibbous LeoLeo
Mon Apr 11 Waxing Gibbous LeoLeo
Tue Apr 12 Waxing Gibbous LeoLeo
Wed Apr 13 Waxing Gibbous VirgoVirgo
Thu Apr 14 Waxing Gibbous VirgoVirgo
Fri Apr 15 Waxing Gibbous LibraLibra
Sat Apr 16
FULL MOON LibraLibra First Full Moon following 21 March 2022
Sun Apr 17 Waning Gibbous ScorpioScorpio Easter Sunday
Mon Apr 18 Waning Gibbous ScorpioScorpio Easter Monday
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