Issue Section: Urban Almanac

Almanac April 2020

April 1  Average temps today: high 58º, low 38º. Sunrise: 7:10am. Sunset: 7:53pm. April 2  Red cedar is not a cedar, Norfolk pine is not a pine, Douglas fir is not a fir and Austra …

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Urban Almanac for March 2020

Mar 1  Average temps today: high 49º, low 32º. Sunrise:  7:00am. Sunset:   6:19pm. Mar 2  The National Pest Management Association predicts that our wetter winter will be followed …

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Almanac February 2020

Feb 1  Average temps today: high 39º, low 25º. Sunrise: 7:24am. Sunset: 5:59pm. Feb 2  Groundhogs, also known as woodchucks, live in Utah. The most common of the many species here …

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Urban Almanac

Jan 1 Average temps today: high 32º, low 22º. Sunrise: 7:51am. Sunset: 5:10pm. Here’s a timely spiritual practice from Bulgarian philosopher and mystic Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov (190 …

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December 2019 Almanac

DECEMBER 1  Average temps today: high 43º, low 28º. 20% chance of precipitation. Sunrise: 7:32am. Sunset: 5:00pm. DECEMBER 2  Red Butte Garden in the winter is especially fetching. …

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November 2019 Almanac

NOVEMBER 1  Average temps today: high 57º, low 38º. 18% chance of precipitation. Sunrise: 7:58am. Sunset: 6:24pm. NOVEMBER 2  Write a novel this month! Find tools, resources and su …

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Thoughts for Columbus Day

Giving thanks to the original innovators of the Americas I  am no fan of the Columbus Day holiday that is still unfortunately observed in the U.S. (this year on Monday, October 14) …

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September 2019

September 1 Average temperatures: high 86º, low 61º. Sunrise: 6:54am; sunset: 8pm. Chance of precipitation: 14%. September 2 Labor Day now means mostly back-to-school sales. But th …

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Urban Almanac

August 1  Average temps: high 92º, low 67º. 11% chance of precipitation. Sunrise 6:23am, sunset 8:52pm. August 2  Spiders serve as food for 8,000-10,000 insect species and 3,000-5, …

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July 2019 Almanac

July 1  Average temps: high 88º, low 64º. 8% chance of precipitation. Sunrise 5:58 am, sunset 8:52 pm. July 2  NEW MOON  1:16 pm. Want to try planting by the moon? Check out this d …

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June 2019 Almanac

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond June 1  Average temps: high: 78ºF; low: 54ºF; 21% chance of precipitation (average 1.4 in.). Sunrise 5:58am, …

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May 2019 Almanac

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond May 1  Average temps: high: 67ºF; low: 45ºF; 27% chance of precipitation (average 1.7”). Sunrise 6:26am, suns …

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April 2019 Almanac

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond April 1  Sunrise 7:11am; sunset 7:52pm. SLC temps:  low 38 F; high 58 F. Probability of precipitation: 24%. ” …

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March 2019 Almanac

March 1 Sun rise 7:01am, sunset 6:18pm. Salt Lake temperatures average 49° F / 32° with an average eight or nine days of rain. March 2 Time to start outdoor composting. Get an encl …

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February 2019 Almanac

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond February 1 Sun rise 7:37am, sunset 5:44pm. Salt Lake temp averages 46° F. / 31°, with five days of rain. Febr …

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