Yeah, it's quite common. Actually, high hormone surges occur during ovulation which occurs at about the halfway point between periods. The moodiness that accompanies it can last for a couple weeks. You may want to look up PMS. Your hormones go crazy throughout puberty, and mood swings are often more intense during these years.
We're all individuals, and we have differences in our experiences. If you find it debilitates your ability to function, talk to your mom and get a doctor's appointment.