Almanac - Wednesday 12/20/17
Today Wednesday, 20th of December of 2017 is the 354th day of the year.
There are 11 days remaining until the end of the year
The Winter Solstice arrives tomorrow morning Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 8:28 am PST
321 days until mid-term elections Tuesday November 6, 2018
(Tuesday 10 months and 17 days from today)
1049 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020
(2 years 10 months and 14 days from today)
The sun will rise at 7:22 am
and sunset will be at 4:55 pm.
Today we will have 9 hours and 33 minutes of daylight.
Solar noon will be at 12:08 pm.
the first high tide was at 1:31 am
and the next high tide will be at 11:56 am.
The first low tide will be at 6:05 am
and the next low tide at 6:44 pm.
Moon Direction: ↑ 77.21° ENE
Moon Distance: 252193 mi
Next Full Moon: Monday January 1, 2018 at 6:24 pm
Next New Moon: Tuesday January 16, 2018 at 6:17 pm
Next Moonrise: Today at 9:03 am
Earliest date for Winter solstice's eve (Northern Hemisphere), and its related observances:
On this day in history…
1879 -- Thomas Edison privately demonstrated his incandescent light at Menlo Park, N.J.
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with…
1898 --Irene Dunne , American actress
1901 -- Robert Van de Graaff , American physicist and inventor
1902 -- Max Lerner, American educator and columnist
1954 – Sandra Cisneros, American author and poet