Today is Monday, 14th of May of 2018. It is the 134th day of the year.
There are 231 days remaining until the end of the year.
176 days until mid-term elections Tuesday November 6, 2018
(5 months and 23 days from today)
904 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020
(2 years 5 months and 20 days from today)
The sun will rise in San Francisco at 6:00 am
and sunset will be at 8:13 pm.
Today we will have 14 hours and 13 minutes of daylight.
Solar noon will be at 1:06 pm.
The first low tide will be at 5:21am
and the next low tide at 5:08 pm.
The first high tide will be at 12:07 pm
and the next high tide at 11:32 pm
Pollen count this week in the bay area ranges from 5.7 to 6.4, considered medium range, likely to cause allergic reactions to the predominant pollen.
The Moon is 1.4 % visible; a Waning Crescent
Moon Direction: ↑ 74.66° ENE
Moon Altitude: -3.72°
Moon Distance: 230820 mi
Next New Moon: Tomorrow May 15, 2018 at 4:47 am
The beginning of the Muslim holy month celebration of Ramadan occurs when the first light appears as the moon waxes with light.
Next Full Moon: Tuesday May 29, 2018 at 7:19 am
Next Moonrise: Today at 5:49 am
The first day of Izumo-taisha Shrine Grand Festival in Japan.
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with…
1910 – Ne Win, Prime Minister of Burma (1958–60, 1962–74)(d. 2002)
1917 – Norman Luboff, American composer and conductor (d. 1987)
1966 – Raphael Saadiq, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
And on this day in history…
1948 – Israel is declared to be an independent state and a provisional government is established. Immediately after the declaration, Israel is attacked by the neighboring Arab states, triggering the 1948 Arab–Israeli War.