Ramadan for the year 2016 starts on Tuesday, June 7th lasting 30 days and ending at sundown on Tuesday, July 5th. Because the Muslim calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Monday, June 6th.
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 2016?
Tuesday, June 7th is the 158 day of the 2016 calendar year with -2 years, -4 months, -15 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Ramadan 2016.
June 2016 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Jun 6 - Mon||D-Day 2016||Observance||-869|
|Jun 7 - Tues||Ramadan starts 2016||Muslim||-868|
|Jun 12||Shavuot 2016||Jewish||-863|
|Jun 14 - Tues||Flag Day 2016||Observance||-861|
|Jun 19 - Sun||Fathers' Day 2016||Observance||-856|
|Jun 20 - Mon||Summer/Winter Solstice 2016||Season||-855|