Muharram for the year 2020 starts on the evening of Thursday, August 20th and ends at sundown on Friday, September 18th. Islamic holidays always begin at sundown and end at sundown the following day/days ending the holiday or festival.
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 -1 year, -1 month, -3 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Muharram 2020.