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Time

Measurement of time

All time-based measurements in the Pavhaki wiki should adhere to the following standards, so that the writing in this wiki is coherent and easy to understand.

Unit Pavhaki Measurement Equivalent Measurement
Year 1 annum ~185 Earth days, or 168 days
1 biennium ~1 Earth year, or 2 annums, or 336 days
Day 1 day 26.5 Earth hours

Calendar

The calendar used on this wiki is the Universal Calendar.

  • The shorthand acronym is Y.
  • Years are numbered beginning from 0.
    • Year zero is considered to be around the start of agriculture.
  • There are 168 days in a year, numbered from 0-167.
    • Every 7 years a leap day is added.
    • In leap years, there are 169 days numbered from 0-168.
  • Dates are written YYYYY/DDD
    • The 67th day of 15121 would be written 15121/066.
    • The leading zeroes are optional.
  • Day zero is the spring equinox in the northern hemisphere.

Alternative Calendar

  • The shorthand acronym is Y.
  • Bienniums are numbered beginning from 0.
    • Year zero is approximately the start of agriculture.
  • There are 168 days in an annum, and two annums per biennium.
    • The two annums are numbered from 0 to 1
    • The 168 days are numbered from 0 to 167
  • Dates are written BBBBB/A/DDD
    • The 67th day of the 2nd annum of 17732 would be written 17732/1/66
      • The leading zeroes are optional
  • Day zero is the spring equinox in the northern hemisphere

Seasons

Via the assumption that seasons begin at their equinoxes and solstices:

  • Northern Hemisphere:
    • Spring is from days 0-41
    • Summer is from days 42-83
    • Fall is from days 84-125
    • Winter is from days 126-167
  • Southern Hemisphere:
    • Fall is from days 0-41
    • Winter is from days 42-83
    • Spring is from days 84-125
    • Summer is from days 126-167