Muharram for the year 2021 starts on the evening of Monday, August 9th and ends at sundown on Tuesday, September 7th. 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 2021
Tuesday, August 10th is day number 222 of the 2021 calendar year with 8 months, 8 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Muharram 2021.