Friday October 19, 2018

Ramadan 2017


Muslims praying in Mecca during RamadanMuslims praying in Mecca during Ramadan

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)

Ramadan
Name(s):Ramadan
Type:Observance, Muslim
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 - SatNational Nurses Day 2017Observance-531
May 12 - FriLaylat al Bara'at 2017Muslim-525
May 14 - SunLag BaOmer 2017Jewish-523
May 14 - Sun Mothers' Day 2017 Observance-523
May 15 - MonPeace Officers Memorial Day 2017Observance-522
May 20 - Sat Armed Forces Day 2017 Observance-517
May 22 - MonNational Maritime Day 2017Observance-515
May 25 - ThursAscension Day 2017Christian-512
May 27 - Sat Ramadan starts 2017 Muslim-510
May 29 - Mon Memorial Day 2017Federal Holiday-508
May 31 - WedShavuot 2017Jewish-506

Ramadan by Year

Related Holidays in 2017

Federal Holidays 2017



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