Ramadan for the year 2026 starts on the evening of Tuesday, February 17th lasting 30 days and ending at sundown on Wednesday, March 18. Islamic holidays always begin at sundown and end at sundown the following day/days ending the holiday or festival.
Ramadan is 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.
Days to the start of Ramadan 2026
Tuesday, February 17th is day number 48 of the 2026 calendar year with 2 years, 8 months, 12 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Ramadan 2026.