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6:07am

Mon February 23, 2015
KALW's Daily Almanac

Monday February 23, 2015

George Frederick Handel, composer of Water Music and The Messiah.

February 23 is the 54th day of the year.

There are 311 days remaining until the end of the year

Sunrise will be at 6:50 this morning

Sunset at 5:57 pm

We’ll have 11 hours and 7 minutes of daylight today

Low tide at 8:53 this morning

High Tide at 3:25 this afternoon and

Low Tide again at 8:49 tonight

The moon will be 27% Illuminated

*Curling is Cool Day: 23
*Diesel Engine Day: 23

National Dog Biscuit Day: 23

On this day in history:

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7:11am

Fri February 20, 2015
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Friday February 20, 2015

Ansel Adams Day
  • 51st Day of 2015 314 Remaining
  • Spring Begins in 28 Days
  • Sunrise:6:52
  • Sunset:5:54
  • 11 Hours 2 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:7:52
  • Moon Set:8:22
  • Phase: 5%
  • Full Moon March 5 @ 10:06am

As the temperature begins to warm and the ground begins to thaw, earthworm casts appear, heralding the return of the robins.

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8:08am

Thu February 19, 2015
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Thursday February 19, 2015

National Fritter Day
  • 50th Day of 2015 315 Remaining
  • Spring Begins in 29 Days
  • Sunrise:6:53
  • Sunset:5:53
  • 11 Hours 0 Minutes
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  • Moon Rise:7:12am
  • Moon Set:7:11pm
  • Phase: 1%
  • Full Moon March 5 @ 10:06am
  • As the temperature begins to warm and the ground begins to thaw, earthworm casts appear, heralding the return of the robins.
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6:15am

Wed February 18, 2015
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Wednesday February 18, 2015

National Drink Wine Day
  • 49th Day of 2015 316 Remaining
  • Spring Begins in 30 Days
  • Sunrise:6:54
  • Sunset:5:52
  • 10 Hours 58 Minutes
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  • Moon Rise:6:29am
  • Moon Set:5:58pm
  • Phase: New Moon
  • Full Moon March 5 @ 10:06am
  • As the temperature begins to warm and the ground begins to thaw, earthworm casts appear, heralding the return of the robins.
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6:34am

Fri February 13, 2015
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Friday February 13, 2015

National Tortellini Day
  • 44th Day of 2015 321 Remaining
  • Spring Begins in 35 Days
  • Sunrise:7:00
  • Sunset:5:47
  • 10 Hours 47 Minutes
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  • Moon Rise:2:08am
  • Moon Set:12:35pm
  • Phase: 33%
  • Full Moon March 5 @ 10:06am
  • As the temperature begins to warm and the ground begins to thaw, earthworm casts appear, heralding the return of the robins.
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