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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5:48am

Thu May 14, 2015
KALW Almanac

Thursday, May 14, 2015

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:

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5:22am

Wed May 13, 2015
KALW Almanac

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

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.

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6:14am

Mon May 11, 2015
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Monday 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.

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7:25am

Fri May 8, 2015
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Friday May 8, 2015

National Coconut Creme Pie Day
  • 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.

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6:11am

Thu May 7, 2015
KALW Almanac

Thursday May 7, 2015

National Tourism Day
  • 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.

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