Sunday September 15, 2019

Muharram 2021

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

Muharram for the year 2021 starts on Tuesday, August 10th and ends on Tuesday, September 7th. Because the Muslim calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Monday, August 9th.

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 2021

Tuesday, August 10th is day number 222 of the 2021 calendar year with 1 year, 10 months, 26 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Muharram 2021.

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 -369
Muharram 2019 Sunday, September 01, 2019 -15
Muharram 2020 Thursday, August 20, 2020 339
Muharram 2021 Tuesday, August 10, 2021 694
Muharram 2022 Saturday, July 30, 2022 1048
Muharram 2023 Wednesday, July 19, 2023 1402