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19
Sep

The Reckoning of Days

   Posted by: Galen Dilby

The Wolds recognize a year consisting of 365 days divided into 12 months of 30 days each, plus 5 feast days.

Month / Feast Day Climate*
Wintersheart Coldest month. Snowy.
Winterswane Cold, some snow.
Frostbane Cool.
Planting Cool.
Budding Cool, rainy.
Greening Warm, rainy.
Founding Warm, breezy.
Sunsmarch Hot, breezy.
Midsummer Hot.
Summersheart Hottest month.
Summerswane Hot.
Reaping Warm.
Harvestide Warm, breezy.
Leaffall Cool.
Chillwind Cool, windy.
Coldmarch Cold, first light snow.
Midwinter Cold, snowy.

* Climate described applies strictly to the Wolds and not all of Aerda.

The length of each month corresponds, roughly, to the synodic period (cycle of phases) of Aerda’s moon, Lunara.

Wolds Calendar for Year 515. Dates in dark yellow indicate a full moon. Light yellow are feast days.

Wolds Calendar for Year 515. Dates in dark yellow indicate a full moon. Light yellow are feast days.