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)
|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 - Tues||Laylat al Bara'at 2018||Muslim||-175|
|May 1 - Tues||May Day 2018||Observance||-175|
|May 3 - Thurs||Lag BaOmer 2018||Jewish||-173|
|May 3 - Thurs||National Day of Prayer 2018||Observance||-173|
|May 5 - Sat||Cinco de Mayo 2018||Observance||-171|
|May 6 - Sun||National Nurses Day 2018||Observance||-170|
|May 10 - Thurs||Ascension Day 2018||Christian||-166|
|May 13 - Sun||Mothers' Day 2018||Observance||-163|
|May 15 - Tues||Peace Officers Memorial Day 2018||Observance||-161|
|May 16 - Wed||Ramadan starts 2018||Muslim||-160|
|May 19 - Sat||Armed Forces Day 2018||Observance||-157|
|May 20 - Sun||Shavuot 2018||Jewish||-156|
|May 20 - Sun||Pentecost 2018||Christian||-156|
|May 21 - Mon||Whit Monday 2018||Christian||-155|
|May 22 - Tues||National Maritime Day 2018||Observance||-154|
|May 28 - Mon||Memorial Day 2018||Federal Holiday||-148|
|May 31 - Thurs||Corpus Christi 2018||Christian||-145|