1213-lovers-almanac

Last Look: Lover’s Almanac

We consulted farmers’ logs, moon charts, local experts, and the annals of history for this guide to 2014

1213-lovers-almanac 

—January—

Average rainy days in Portland 18
Average day/night temps 47/38
Median sunset time 4:54 p.m.
Full moon 1/15
Regional seafood Lake Billy Chinook crayfish and Oregon albacore

Source: Jake’s Catering

—February—

Average rainy days 15.6
Average day/night temps 51/38
Median sunset time 5:35 p.m.
Full moon 2/14
Local Coffee 11 of Spades and seasonal blends

Source: Extracto Coffeehouse & Roastery

—March—

Average rainy days 16.9
Average day/night temps 56/41
Median sunset time 7:17 p.m.
Full moon 3/16
Local Charcuterie Finocchiona and Italian chocolate salami

Source: Olympic Provisions

—April—

Average rainy days 14.4

Average day/night temps 61/44

Median sunset time 7:56 p.m.

Full moon 4/15

Local dessert Lavender Outrageous cupcakes

Source: Kyra’s Bake Shop

—May—

Average rainy days 11.8

Average day/night temps 67/49

Median sunset time 8:35 p.m.

Full moon 5/14

Local flowers Lilacs and peonies

Source: Sammy’s Flowers

—June—

Average rainy days 9.2

Average day/night temps 73/53

Median sunset time 9:01 p.m.

Full moon 6/12

Regional brew Nuptiale cream ale

Source: Ninkasi Brewing Company

—July—

Average rainy days 3.9

Average day/night temps 80/57

Median sunset time 8:56 p.m.

Full moon 7/12

Local produce Marionberries and nasturtiums

Source: Eat Your Heart Out Catering

 

—August—

Average rainy days 4.9

Average day/night temps 80/58

Median sunset time 8:18 p.m.

Full moon 8/10

Local favors Homemade mead and blackberry-infused vodka

Source: Ella Events

—September—

Average rainy days 7.5

Average day/night temps 75/54

Median sunset time 7:24 p.m.

Full moon 9/8

Local wine Brut rosé and Nuthouse pinot noir

Source: Argyle Winery

—October—

Average rainy days 12.3

Average day/night temps 63/48

Median sunset time 6:25 p.m.

Full moon 10/8

Local décor Caramel-apple escort card stands

Source: Perfect Planning

—November—

Average rainy days 18

Average day/night temps 52/41

Median sunset time 4:41 p.m.

Full moon 11/6

Regional meats Carlton Farms pork and Rocky Mountain elk

Source: Black Butte Ranch

—December—

Average rainy days 18.7

Average day/night temps 45/36

Median sunset time 4:28 p.m.

Full moon 12/6

Local spirits Eastside Distilling’s Cherry Bomb whiskey

Source: My Bartender

 

 

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