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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June 18, 2015

Jun 18, 2015

Today is Thursday June 18, 2015 192 day of 2015, 173 remaining Sunrise: 5:47 a.m. Sunset: 8:34 p.m. 14 hours and 46 minutes of daylight today Moonrise: 8:01 a.m. Moonset: 10:14 p.m. Special Celebrations today: Today is : International Picnic Day, International Panic Day , National Sushi Day, National Cherry Tart Day as well as NAtional Splurge Day on this day in.... 1155 - Frederick I Barbarossa was crowned emperor of Rome. 1429 - French forces defeated the English at the battle of Patay. The English had been retreating after the siege of Orleans.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Jun 17, 2015

June 17 is the 168th day of the year. There are 197 days remaining until the end of the year.

Sunrise was at 5:47 AM

Sunset  will be at 8:34 PM

We'll have 14 hours 46 minutes 28 seconds of daylight

Moon will be 1.2 % illuminated, waxing crescent

Today is….

167th day of 2015, 198 remaining           

  • Sunrise: 5:47am   
  • Sunset: 8:34pm
  • Moonrise: 6:10am, 0% visible, New Moon
  • Moonset: 8:40pm

Tides at the Golden Gate  

  • High: 1:57pm       
  • Low: 6:07am/5:53pm

Special Celebrations today…

 

Youth Day - South Africa

166th day of 2015, 199 remaining

  • Sunrise: 5:47am
  • Sunset: 8:33pm
  • Moonrise: 5:19am, 3% visible, New Moon tomorrow & Wednesday
  • Moonset: 7:45pm

Tides at the Golden Gate

  • High: 12:28pm/11:20pm
  • Low: 5:24am/5:04pm

Special Celebrations today…

Friday June 12, 2015

Jun 12, 2015


 
June 12 is the 163rd day of the year. 
There are 202 days remaining until the end of the year.
 
Sunrise 5:47 AM
Sunset 8:32 PM
14 hours 44minutes 43 seconds of sunlight today
 
High Tides
 
9:27 am at 4.2
9:09 pm at 6.3
 
Low Tides
2:58 at 0.2
2:26 at 1.4
 
Today is Machine Day
 
It's also
 
Russia Day (Russia)
 
Chaco Armistice Day (Paraguay)
 
Dia dos Namorados (Brazil)
 
Helsinki Day (Finland)
 

Thursday June 11, 2015

Jun 11, 2015

June 11 is the 162nd day of the year.

There are 203 days remaining until the end of the year.
 The sun has already officially risen  at 5:47 AM
The sun will set tonight at 8:32 PM
Today we will have 14 hours, 44 minutes, and 13 seconds of daylight
The Moon will be 29.3 percent illuminated, a Waning Crescent
High tide this morning will be at 08:08  at 4.1
Low tide this afternoon at 1:29pm at   1.0
and Low tide tonight at 8:23pm at  6.1

Today is National Hug Holiday

Wednesday June 10, 2015

Jun 10, 2015

June 10 is the 161st day of the year. 

There are 204 days remaining until the end of the year.

The Sun will rise at 5:47 this morning The Sun will set at 8:31 tonight

 The moon is 39 per cent illuminated
waning until it becomes a New Moon on the 16thLow tide was 12:52 am  1.5

High tide this morning will be at 6:43  at 4.2

Low tide this afternoon will be 12:31  at 0.6

and High tide tonight at 7:36 pm will be  5.8

 Today is… National Yo-Yo Day

 Abolition Day (French Guiana)

 Army Day (Jordan)

 Navy Day (Italy)

Tuesday June 9, 2015

Jun 9, 2015

 June 9 is the 160th day of the year. There are 205 days remaining until the end of the year.
 
 
Sunrise will be at 5:48 AM
The Sun will set at 8:31 PM
There will be 14 hours 43 minutes and 2 seconds of daylight today
"Solar Noon" will be at 1:09 PM 
 
The moon will be 56.4 per cent illuminated
it is a Waxing Gibbous moon
1:13AM  Moonrise
It becomes a Last Quarter Moon at 8:42 am today  
1:16PM  Moonset
 
Tides at the Golden Gate 
This morning at 05:22 AM 4.53 H
 
Low Tide at 11:32 AM 0.11 L

Monday June 8, 2015

Jun 8, 2015
  • 159th Day of 2015 206 Remaining
  • Summer Begins in 13 Days
  • Sunrise:5:47
  • Sunset:8:30
  • 14 Hours 43 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:12:34am
  • Moon Set:12:10pm
  • Phase:60%
  • Full Moon June 2 @ 9:21am
  • Full Strawberry Moon This name was universal to every Algonquin tribe.

June 05, 2015

Jun 5, 2015

Today is Friday June 05, 2015 179 day of 2015,186 remaining Sunrise: 5:47 a.m. Sunset: 8:28 p.m. 14 hours and 40minutes of daylight today Moonrise: 11:10 p.m. Moonset: 8:54 a.m. Special Celebrations today: Today is : Gingerbread Day, Nt'l. Doghnut Day and World Environment Day on this day in.... 1595 - Henry IV's army defeated the Spanish at the Battle of Fontaine-Francaise. 1752 - Benjamin Franklin flew a kite for the first time to demonstrate that lightning was a form of electricity. 1794 - The U.S. Congress prohibited citizens from serving in any foreign armed forces.

155th day of 2015, 210 remaining

Sunrise: 5:49am
Sunset: 8:28pm

Moonset: 7:53am
Moonrise: 10:22pm (98% visible, waning)

Tides at the Golden Gate:

  • High: 12:42am/2:44pm
  • Low: 7:24am/7:17pm

Special celebrations today...

154th day of 2015, 211 remaining

Sunrise: 5:49
Sunset: 8:27

Moonset: 6:56am
Moonrise: 9:30pm (99% visible, waning)

Tides at the Golden Gate:

  • High: 12:02am/1:59pm
  • Low: 6:44 am/6:31pm

Special celebrations today...

Martyr's Day - Uganda
Mabo Day - Australia
National Chocolate Macaroon Day
National Egg Day
Chimborazo Day
National Running Day
National Tailors Day

153rd day of 2015, 212 remaining

Sunrise: 5:49 AM
Sunset: 8:26 PM

Full Moon today at 9:21am, called the "Strawberry Moon" by the native Algonquins, the "Rose Moon" by Europeans.

Tides at the Golden Gate
Low: 6:24am/6:10pm
High: 1:31pm

Special celebrations today include...

Republic Day - Italy
Botev Day (commemorating heroes who died for freedom) - Bulgaria

National Rocky Road Ice Cream Day

On this day in...

152nd day of 2015, 213 remaining

  • Sunrise: 5:50am
  • Sunset: 8:26pm
  • Moonset: 5:21am
  • Moonrise: 7:37pm (96% visible)

Tides at the Golden Gate:

  • High: 12:32pm/11:25pm
  • Low: 5:31am/5:09pm

Of the many monthly celebrations, choose from the following what YOU'D like to celebrate:   JUNE IS...

149th day of 2015; 216 remaining

Tides at the Golden Gate
High: 10:06am/9:43pm
Low: 3:44am/3:11pm

Sunrise: 5:51am
Sunset: 8:24pm

Moonrise: 4:43pm (77% visible)
Moonset: 3:32am

Special celebrations and commemorations today include...

May 28, 2015

May 28, 2015

Today is Thursday May 28, 2015 179 day of 2015,186 remaining Sunrise: 5:50 a.m. Sunset: 8:23 p.m. 14 hours and 32 minutes of daylight today Moonrise: 3:46 p.m. Moonset: 3:01 a.m. Special Celebrations today: Today is :Amnesty International Day ,Nat'l Brisket Day and Hambuger Day on this day in.... 585 BC - Thales Miletus predicted a solar eclipse. 585BC - The Persian-Lydian battle ended. 1533 - England's Archbishop declared the marriage of King Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn valid. 1805 - Napoleon was crowned in Milan, Italy.

147th day of 2015; 218 remaining

Tides at the Golden Gate
High: 7:53am/8:37pm
Low: 2:13am/1:40pm

Sunrise: 5:52am
Sunset: 8:22pm

Moonrise: 2:30am (60% visible)
Moonset: 2:51pm
 

Special celebrations & commemorations today include...

May 26, 2015

May 26, 2015

Today is Tuesday May 26, 2015 177 day of 2015,188 remaining Sunrise: 5:51 a.m. Sunset: 8:21 p.m. 14 hours and 30minutes of daylight today Moonrise: 1:56 p.m. Moonset: 2:00 a.m. Special Celebrations today: Today is :Sally Ride Day, Blueberry Cheesecake Day and Cherry Dessert Day. on this day in.... 0017 - Germanicus of Rome celebrated his victory over the Germans. 1328 - William of Ockham was forced to flee from Avignon by Pope John XXII. 1521 - Martin Luther was banned by the Edict of Worms because of his religious beliefs and writings.

May 25, 2015

May 25, 2015

Today is Monday May 25, 2015 176 day of 2015,189 remaining Sunrise: 5:52 a.m. Sunset: 8:21 p.m. 14 hours and 29minutes of daylight today Moonrise: 1:01 p.m. Moonset: 1:29 a.m. Special Celebrations today: Today is : Memorial Day ,Nat'l Missing Childrens Day,Tap Dancing Day,Victoria Day in Canada, Nat'l Wine Day and National Brown Bag It Day. on this day in.... 585 BC - The first known prediction of a solar eclipse was made in Greece. 1085 - Alfonso VI took Toledo, Spain from the Moslems.

Friday May 22, 2015

May 22, 2015
  • 142nd Day of 2015 223 Remaining
  • Summer Begins in 30 Days
  • Sunrise:5:53
  • Sunset:8:18
  • 14 Hours 25 Minutes
  •  
  • Moon Rise:10:14am
  • Moon Set:12:18am (Saturday)
  • Phase:23%
  • Full Moon June 2 @ 9:21am
  • Full Strawberry Moon This name was universal to every Algonquin tribe.
  • Sunrise: 6:00am
  • Sunset: 8:13pm
  • Moonrise: 4:28am (waning)
  • Moonset: 5:42pm

Special Celebrations today include:

134th day of 2015, 231 remaining

  • Sunrise: 6:01am 
  • Sunset: 8:12pm
  • Moonrise: 3:49am (23% visible)
  • Moonset: 4:33pm

Tides at the Golden Gate:

  • High: 9:26am/9:42pm
  • Low: 3:08am/2:55pm

Special Celebrations today include:

133rd day of 2015,  232 days remain

  • Sunrise: 6:02am
  • Sunset: 8:11pm

Tides at the Golden Gate:

  • High - 8:13am/8:59pm
  • Low - 2:11am/2:01pm

Special Celebrations Today include...

  • Frog Jumping Day
  • Donate a Day's Wages to Charity Day

On this day in...

1607 - Jamestown, Virginia, was settled as a colony of England.

1779 - The War of Bavarian Succession ended.

Monday May 11, 2015

May 11, 2015
  • 131st Day of 2015 234 Remaining
  • Summer Begins in 42 Days
  • Sunrise:6:02
  • Sunset:8:08
  • 14 Hours 7 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:1:53am
  • Moon Set:1:11pm
  • Phase:Last Quarter
  • Full Moon June 2 @ 9:21am

Full Strawberry Moon This name was universal to every Algonquin tribe.

Friday May 8, 2015

May 8, 2015
  • 128th Day of 2015 237 Remaining
  • Summer Begins in 44 Days
  • Sunrise:6:05
  • Sunset:8:06
  • 14 Hours 1 Minute
  • Moon Rise:12:24am(Saturday)
  • Moon Set:10:01am
  • Phase:
  • Full Moon June 2 @ 9:21am

Full Strawberry Moon This name was universal to every Algonquin tribe.

Thursday May 7, 2015

May 7, 2015
  • 127th Day of 2015 238 Remaining
  • Summer Begins in 45 Days
  • Sunrise:6:06
  • Sunset:8:05
  • 13 Hours 59 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:11:34pm
  • Moon Set:9:04am
  • Phase:86%
  • Full Moon June 2 @ 9:21am

Full Strawberry Moon This name was universal to every Algonquin tribe.

Wednesday May 6, 2015

May 6, 2015
  • 126th Day of 2015 239 Remaining
  • Summer Begins in 46 Days
  • Sunrise:6:07
  • Sunset:8:05
  • 13 Hours 58 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:10:41pm
  • Moon Set:8:12am
  • Phase:93%
  • Full Moon May 3 @ 8:44pm

Full Flower Moon In most areas, flowers are abundant everywhere during this time. Thus, the name of this Moon. Other names include the Full Corn Planting Moon, or the Milk Moon.

Tuesday May 5, 2015

May 5, 2015
  • 125th Day of 2015 240 Remaining
  • Summer Begins in 47 Days
  • Sunrise:6:08
  • Sunset:8:04
  • 13 Hours 56 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:9:45pm
  • Moon Set:7:26am
  • Phase:97%
  • Full Moon May 3 @ 8:44pm

Full Flower Moon In most areas, flowers are abundant everywhere during this time. Thus, the name of this Moon. Other names include the Full Corn Planting Moon, or the Milk Moon.

Monday May 4, 2015

May 4, 2015
  • 124th Day of 241 2015 Remaining
  • Summer Begins in 48 Days
  • Sunrise:6:09
  • Sunset:8:03
  • 13 Hours 54 Minutes
  •  
  • Moon Rise:8:48pm
  • Moon Set:6:44am
  • Phase:100%
  • Full Moon May 3 @ 8:44pm
  • Full Flower Moon In most areas, flowers are abundant everywhere during this time. Thus, the name of this Moon.

Friday May 1, 2015

May 1, 2015
  • 121st Day of 2015 244 Remaining
  • Summer Begins in 51 Days
  • Sunrise:6:12
  • Sunset:8:00
  • 13 Hours 48 Minutes
  •  
  • Moon Rise:5:56pm
  • Moon Set:5:00am
  • Phase:95%
  • Full Moon May 3 @ 8:44pm

Full Flower Moon In most areas, flowers are abundant everywhere during this time. Thus, the name of this Moon.

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