Muharram for the year 2016 starts on Sunday, October 2nd and ends on Sunday, October 30th. Because the Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar with days starting at sunset, the holiday begins at sunset of the previous day on Saturday, October 1st.
Muharram is the first month in the Islamic calendar. The first day of Muharram is considered by many Muslims as the start of the New year for Islam. This day is not a public holiday so government and business offices will be open depending on the day. Celebrated on the 10th day of Muharram is Ashura, a day of reflection and fasting.
Days to Muharram 2016
Sunday, October 2nd is day number 276 of the 2016 calendar year with -4 years, -6 months, -18 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Muharram 2016.
|When:||First month of the Islamic calendar|
Dates for Muharram
|Holiday||Date||Days to Go|
|Muharram 2020||Thursday, August 20, 2020||-243|
|Muharram 2021||Tuesday, August 10, 2021||112|
|Muharram 2022||Saturday, July 30, 2022||466|
|Muharram 2023||Wednesday, July 19, 2023||820|
|Muharram 2024||Monday, July 08, 2024||1175|
|Muharram 2025||Friday, June 27, 2025||1529|