Tuesday October 23, 2018

Ramadan 2018

Muslims praying in Mecca during RamadanMuslims praying in Mecca during Ramadan

Ramadan for the year 2018 starts on Wednesday, May 16th lasting 30 days and ending at sundown on Thursday, June 14. Because the Muslim calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Tuesday, May 15th.

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)

Type:Observance, Muslim
When:Ninth Month of Islamic Calendar

How many days to Ramadan 2018?

Wednesday, May 16th is the 135 day of the 2018 calendar year with -5 months, -7 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Ramadan 2018.

May 2018 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
May 1 - TuesLaylat al Bara'at 2018Muslim-175
May 1 - Tues May Day 2018 Observance-175
May 3 - ThursLag BaOmer 2018Jewish-173
May 3 - Thurs National Day of Prayer 2018 Observance-173
May 5 - Sat Cinco de Mayo 2018 Observance-171
May 6 - SunNational Nurses Day 2018Observance-170
May 10 - ThursAscension Day 2018Christian-166
May 13 - Sun Mothers' Day 2018 Observance-163
May 15 - TuesPeace Officers Memorial Day 2018Observance-161
May 16 - Wed Ramadan starts 2018 Muslim-160
May 19 - Sat Armed Forces Day 2018 Observance-157
May 20 - SunShavuot 2018Jewish-156
May 20 - SunPentecost 2018Christian-156
May 21 - MonWhit Monday 2018Christian-155
May 22 - TuesNational Maritime Day 2018Observance-154
May 28 - Mon Memorial Day 2018Federal Holiday-148
May 31 - ThursCorpus Christi 2018Christian-145

Ramadan by Year

Related Holidays in 2018

Federal Holidays 2018