Ramadan for the year 2013 starts on Tuesday, July 9th lasting 30 days and ending at sundown on Wednesday, August 7th. Because the Muslim calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Monday, July 8th.
Ramadan is observed in the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It is a month of fasting, prayer, giving and self-evaluation observed by Muslims. The month lasts 29-30 days depending on the sightings of the crescent moon.
More information on Ramadan. (Dates, Customs and History for Ramadan)
|When:||Ninth Month of Islamic Calendar|
How many days to Ramadan 2013?
Tuesday, July 9th is the 189 day of the 2013 calendar year with -5 years, -3 months, -14 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Ramadan 2013.
July 2013 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Jul 4||4th of July - Independence Day 2013||Federal Holiday||-1937|
|Jul 10||Rath Yatra 2013||Hindu||-1931|
|Jul 16||Tisha B'Av 2013||Jewish||-1925|
|Jul 28||Parents Day 2013||Observance||-1913|