Thursday September 19, 2019

Muharram 2020

Muslim procession celebrating Muharram in Allahabad, India.Muslim procession celebrating Muharram in Allahabad, India.

Muharram for the year 2020 starts on Friday, August 21st and ends on Friday, September 18th. Because the Muslim calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Thursday, August 20th.

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 2020

Friday, August 21st is day number 234 of the 2020 calendar year with 11 months, 2 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Muharram 2020.

Name(s):Muharram, Al-Hijra
Type:Observance, Muslim
When:First month of the Islamic calendar

Dates for Muharram

HolidayDateDays to Go
Muharram 2018 Wednesday, September 12, 2018 -372
Muharram 2019 Sunday, September 01, 2019 -18
Muharram 2020 Thursday, August 20, 2020 336
Muharram 2021 Tuesday, August 10, 2021 691
Muharram 2022 Saturday, July 30, 2022 1045
Muharram 2023 Wednesday, July 19, 2023 1399