Ramadan for the year 2017 starts on Saturday, May 27th lasting 30 days and ending at sundown on Saturday, June 24. Because the Muslim calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Friday, May 26th.
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 2017?
Saturday, May 27th is the 146 day of the 2017 calendar year with -1 year, -4 months, -23 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Ramadan 2017.
May 2017 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|May 1 - Mon||May Day 2017||Observance||-536|
|May 4 - Thurs||National Day of Prayer 2017||Observance||-533|
|May 5 - Fri||Cinco de Mayo 2017||Observance||-532|
|May 6 - Sat||National Nurses Day 2017||Observance||-531|
|May 12 - Fri||Laylat al Bara'at 2017||Muslim||-525|
|May 14 - Sun||Lag BaOmer 2017||Jewish||-523|
|May 14 - Sun||Mothers' Day 2017||Observance||-523|
|May 15 - Mon||Peace Officers Memorial Day 2017||Observance||-522|
|May 20 - Sat||Armed Forces Day 2017||Observance||-517|
|May 22 - Mon||National Maritime Day 2017||Observance||-515|
|May 25 - Thurs||Ascension Day 2017||Christian||-512|
|May 27 - Sat||Ramadan starts 2017||Muslim||-510|
|May 29 - Mon||Memorial Day 2017||Federal Holiday||-508|
|May 31 - Wed||Shavuot 2017||Jewish||-506|