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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5:38am

Mon June 11, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Monday June 11, 2012

Escape From Alcatraz - 1962 (highlighted story below)
  • 163rd Day of 2012 / 203 Remaining
  • 9 Days Until Summer Begins
  • Sunrise:5:47
  • Sunset:8:33
  • 14 Hours 46 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:1:02am
  • Moon Set:1:34pm
  • Moon’s Phase: Last Quarter
  • The Next Full Moon
  • June 3 @ 11:51am
  • Full Buck Moon
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5:27am

Fri June 8, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Friday June 8, 2012

1948 - Porsche # 1 (highlighted story below)
  • 160th Day of 2012 / 206 Remaining
  • 12 Days Until Summer Begins
  • Sunrise:5:48
  • Sunset:8:31
  • 14  Hours 43 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:12:01am(sat)
  • Moon Set:10:30am
  • Moon’s Phase: 76 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • June 3 @ 11:51am
  • Full Buck Moon
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5:39am

Thu June 7, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Thursday June 7, 2012

Earthquake & Tsunami Port Royal, Jamaica - 1692 (highlighted story below)
  • 159th Day of 2012 / 207Remaining
  • 13 Days Until Summer Begins
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  • Sunrise:5:48
  • Sunset:8:31
  • 14 Hours 43 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:11:26pm
  • Moon Set:9:24am
  • Moon’s Phase: 85 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • June 3 @ 11:51am
  • Full Buck
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5:36am

Wed June 6, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Wednesday June 6, 2012

1st Drive-In Theater - 1933 (highlighted story below)
  • 158th Day of 2012 / 208 Remaining
  • 14 Days Until Summer Begins
  • Sunrise:5:48
  • Sunset:8:30
  • 14 Hours 42 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:10:46pm
  • Moon Set:8:15am
  • Moon’s Phase: 92 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • June 4 @ 4:11am
  • Full Strawberry Moon
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5:38am

Tue June 5, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Tuesday June 5, 2012

June 5, 1968 (highlighted story below)
  • 157th Day of 2012 / 209 Remaining
  • 15 Days Until Summer Begins
  • Sunrise:5:48
  • Sunset:8:29
  • 14 Hours 41 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:9:59pm
  • Moon Set:7:06am
  • Moon’s Phase: 97 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • June 4 @ 4:11am
  • Full Strawberry Moon
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