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5:07am

Fri December 28, 2012
KALW Almanac

Friday December 28, 2012

1912 - San Francisco
  • 363rd Day of 2012 / 3 Remaining
  • 82 Days Until The First Day of Spring
  • Sunrise:7:24
  • Sunset:4:59
  • 9 Hours 35 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:5:40pm
  • Moon Set:7:24am
  • Full Moon
  • 2:22 am
  • Full Cold Moon
  • Full Long Nights Moon

During this month the winter cold fastens its grip, and nights are at their longest and darkest. It is also sometimes called the Moon before Yule.

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5:24am

Thu December 27, 2012
KALW Almanac

Thursday December 27, 2012

1927 -
  • 362nd Day of 2012 / 4 Remaining
  • 83 Days Until The First Day of Spring
  • Sunrise:7:24
  • Sunset:4:59
  • 9 Hours 35 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:4:45pm
  • Moon Set:6:40am
  • Moon’s Phase: 98 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • December 28 @ 2:22 am
  • Full Cold Moon
  • Full Long Nights Moon

During this month the winter cold fastens its grip, and nights are at their longest and darkest.

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5:04am

Fri December 21, 2012
KALW Almanac

Friday December 21, 2012

1970 - Elvis meets Nixon
  • 356th Day of 2012 / 10Remaining
  • 1st Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:21
  • Sunset:4:55
  • 9 Hours 34 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:12:40pm
  • Moon Set:1:18am
  • Moon’s Phase: 66 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • December 28 @ 2:22 am
  • Full Cold Moon
  • Full Long Nights Moon

During this month the winter cold fastens its grip, and nights are at their longest and darkest.

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5:47am

Thu December 20, 2012
KALW Almanac

Thursday December 20, 2012

1957 - Elvis gets his draft notice
  • 355th Day of 2012 / 11 Remaining
  • 1 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:21
  • Sunset:4:54
  • Hours Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:112:09pm
  • Moon Set:12:19am
  • Moon’s Phase: 56 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • December 28 @ 2:22 am
  • Full Cold Moon
  • Full Long Nights Moon

During this month the winter cold fastens its grip, and nights are at their longest and darkest.

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5:47am

Wed December 19, 2012
KALW Almanac

Wednesday December 19, 2012

1732 - Poor Richards' Almanac
  • 354th Day of 2012 / 12 Remaining
  • 2 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:20
  • Sunset:4:54
  • 9 Hours 34 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:11:39am
  • Moon Set:12:19am(Thu)
  • Moon’s Phase: First Quarter
  • The Next Full Moon
  • December 28 @ 2:22 am
  • Full Cold Moon
  • Full Long Nights Moon

During this month the winter cold fastens its grip, and nights are at their longest and dar

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