Muharram for the year 2019 starts on Saturday, August 31st and ends on Saturday, September 28th. Because the Muslim calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Friday, August 30th.
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 2019
Saturday, August 31st is day number 243 of the 2019 calendar year with 13 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Muharram 2019.
|When:||First month of the Islamic calendar|
Dates for Muharram
|Holiday||Date||Days to Go|
|Muharram 2018||Wednesday, September 12, 2018||-341|
|Muharram 2019||Sunday, September 01, 2019||13|
|Muharram 2020||Thursday, August 20, 2020||367|
|Muharram 2021||Tuesday, August 10, 2021||722|
|Muharram 2022||Saturday, July 30, 2022||1076|
|Muharram 2023||Wednesday, July 19, 2023||1430|