KALW's Daily Almanac

Sunrise ... sunset ... tides ... annual rainfall ... on this day in history ... international holiday celebrations ... full moon lore ... and more.  Tune in for the Daily Almanac Monday through Friday at 5:49am and 8:49am.

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5:35am

Fri August 24, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Friday August 24, 2012

079 - Mt Vesuvius (highlighted story below)
  • 237th Day of 2012 /129 Remaining
  • 29 Days Until The First Day of Autumn
  • Sunrise:6:33
  • Sunset:7:50
  • 13 Hours 27 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:2:23pm
  • Moon Set:12:26am(Sat)
  • First Quarter
  • The Next Full Moon
  • August 31st @ 6:57am
  • Blue Moon
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5:22am

Thu August 23, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Thursday August 23, 2012

1943 - The Lindy Hop (highlighted story below)
  • 236th Day of 2012 /130 Remaining
  • 30 Days Until The First Day of Autumn
  • Sunrise:6:33
  • Sunset:7:52
  • 13 Hours 29 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:1:17pm
  • Moon Set:11:33pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 41 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • August 31st @ 6:57am
  • Blue Moon
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5:43am

Wed August 22, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Wednesday August 22, 2012

1968 - Prague (hgihlighted story below)
  • 235th Day of 2012 /131 Remaining
  • 31 Days Until The First Day of Autumn
  • Sunrise:6:32
  • Sunset:7:53
  • 13 Hours 21 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:12:09pm
  • Moon Set:10:46pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 30 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • August 31st @ 6:57am
  • Blue Moon
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5:27am

Tue August 21, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Tuesday August 21, 2012

1911 -- Mona Lisa stolen (highlighted story below)
  • 234th Day of 2012 /132 Remaining
  • 32 Days Until The First Day of Autumn
  • Sunrise:6:31
  • Sunset:7:54
  • 13 Hours 23 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:11:01am
  • Moon Set:10:05pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 20 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • August 31st @ 6:57am
  • Blue Moon
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5:30am

Mon August 20, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Monday August 20, 2012

1975 - Viking I (highlighted story below)
  • 233rd Day of 2012 /133 Remaining
  • 33 Days Until The First Day of Autumn
  • Sunrise:6:30
  • Sunset:7:56
  • 13 Hours 26 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:9:53am
  • Moon Set:9:27pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 12 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • August 31st @ 6:57am
  • Blue Moon
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