Thursday August 22, 2019

Muharram 2024

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

Muharram for the year 2024 starts on Sunday, July 7th and ends on Monday, August 5th. Because the Muslim calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Saturday, July 6th.

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 2024

Sunday, July 7th is day number 189 of the 2024 calendar year with 4 years, 10 months, 15 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Muharram 2024.

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 -344
Muharram 2019 Sunday, September 01, 2019 10
Muharram 2020 Thursday, August 20, 2020 364
Muharram 2021 Tuesday, August 10, 2021 719
Muharram 2022 Saturday, July 30, 2022 1073
Muharram 2023 Wednesday, July 19, 2023 1427