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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5:47am

Wed May 23, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Wednesday May 23, 2012

William Harvey Carney (highlighted story below)
  • 144th Day of 2012 / 222 Remaining
  • 28 Days Until Summer Begins
  • Sunrise:5:54
  • Sunset:8:20
  • 14 Hours 26 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:8:02am
  • Moon Set:10:46pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 7 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • June 4 @ 4:11am
  • Full Strawberry Moon
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5:44am

Tue May 22, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Tuesday May 22, 2012

Michael Moore's "Farenheit 9/11" premieres at Cannes (highlighted story below)
  • 143rd Day of 2012 / 223 Remaining
  • 29 Days Until Summer Begins
  • Sunrise:5:54
  • Sunset:8:20
  • 14 Hours 26 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:7:10am
  • Moon Set:10:02pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 3 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • June 4 @ 4:11am
  • Full Strawberry Moon
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5:45am

Mon May 21, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Monday May 21, 2012

1927 - Charles Lindberg (highlighted story below)
  • 142nd Day of 2012 / 224 Remaining
  • 30 Days Until Summer Begins
  • Sunrise:5:55
  • Sunset:8:19
  • 14 Hours 24 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:6:22am
  • Moon Set:9:13pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 1 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • June 4 @ 4:11am
  • Full Strawberry Moon
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5:41am

Fri May 18, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Friday May 18, 2012

1980 - Mt St Helens (highlighted story below)
  • 139th Day of 2012 / 227 Remaining
  • 33 Days Until Summer Begins
  • Sunrise:5:57
  • Sunset:8:16
  • 14 Hours 19 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:4:28am
  • Moon Set:6:32pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 4 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • June 4 @ 4:11am
  • Full Strawberry Moon
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5:46am

Thu May 17, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Thursday May 17, 2012

1970 Thor Heyerdahl Ra II (highlighted story below)
  • 138th Day of 2012 / 228 Remaining
  • 34 Days Until Summer Begins
  • Sunrise:5:58
  • Sunset:8:16
  • 14 Hours 18 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:3:56am
  • Moon Set:5:35pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 9 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • June 4 @ 4:11am
  • Full Strawberry Moon
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