September Almanac

1st September – Start of Meteorological Autumn

7th Jewish New Year 5782 starts the 10 days of awe to Yom Kippur

8th New Moon in Virgo

11th Rastafarian New Year

16th Yom Kippur Jewish Day of atonement – holiest day of the year. The literal translation of kippurim is cleansing. Yom Kippur is a Jewish day to atone for misdeeds and become cleansed and purified from them.

20th/21st Harvest Full Moon in Pisces

21st International Peace day

22nd Autumn Equinox – Mabon – start of astronomical autumn

Harvest moon is the first full moon after Mabon named partly because it rises shortly after the sun sets allowing farmers further light to harvest the bounty of this time of year.

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