Almanac - Tuesday 8/13/19
It's Tuesday, August 13,
It is the 225th day of the year.
140 days remain until the end of the year.
203 days until California Primary elections on Tuesday March 3 2020
(6 months and 19 days from today)
448 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020
(1 year 2 months and 21 days from today)
The sun rises at 6:24 am
and sunset will be at 8:04 pm.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that t
The first low tide will be at 5:06am
and the next low tide at 4:55 pm.
The first high tide will be at 12:14 pm
and the next high tide at 10:54 pm.
Today we will have 13 hours and 40 minutes of sun.
The solar transit will be at 1:14 pm.
The Moon is 96.2% visible; a Waxing Gibbous
Next Full Moon: Wednesday August 15, 2019 at 5:29 am
It will be the Full Sturgeon Moon. The sturgeon of the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain were most readily caught during this full Moon. This has also been called the Green Corn Moon.
Moon Direction:243.08° WSW↑
Moon Distance:249201 mi
Next New Moon:Aug 30, 20193:37 am
Next Moonrise:Today7:21 pm
Today is also…
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1895 – Bert Lahr, American actor (d. 1967)
1921 – Jimmy McCracklin, American blues/R&B singer-songwriter and pianist (d 2012)
1930 – Don Ho, American singer and ukulele player (d. 2007)
1982 – Sarah Huckabee Sanders, American political consultant and press secretary
…and on this day in history…
1961 – Cold War: East Germany closes the border between the eastern and western sectors of Berlin to thwart its inhabitants' attempts to escape to the West, and construction of the Berlin Wall is started.