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Start of Ramadan

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar and one of the most important months in Islam, celebrated by Muslims around the world as a month of fasting, prayer, reflection and fellowship.

The annual Ramadan, which commemorates Muhammad's first revelation, is considered one of the five pillars of Islam and lasts 29 or 30 days, from the first sighting of the crescent moon to the next.

Fasting during Ramadan is a religious duty for adult Muslims who are physically able to do so. It is a time of self-restraint and renunciation to purify the mind, strengthen piety and show gratitude to Allah.

The end of Ramadan is celebrated with a festive holiday called Eid al-Fitr. On this day, Muslims gather for communal prayer, exchange gifts, dress festively and enjoy festive meals. It is a time of joy, gathering of family and friends and exchange of blessings.

The list below is a conversion from the Islamic lunar calendar to Gregorian calendar, it may have variations as regionally it is determined by sighting of the crescent moon.

List of dates

Year Weekday Date Name Time
2024 Monday Mar 11, 2024 Start of Ramadan 3 months ago
2025 Saturday Mar 1, 2025 Start of Ramadan 8 months from now
2026 Wednesday Feb 18, 2026 Start of Ramadan 1 year from now
2027 Monday Feb 8, 2027 Start of Ramadan 2 years from now
2028 Friday Jan 28, 2028 Start of Ramadan 3 years from now
2029 Tuesday Jan 16, 2029 Start of Ramadan 4 years from now
2030 Saturday Jan 5, 2030 Start of Ramadan 5 years from now
2030 Thursday Dec 26, 2030 Start of Ramadan 6 years from now
2031 Monday Dec 15, 2031 Start of Ramadan 7 years from now
2032 Saturday Dec 4, 2032 Start of Ramadan 8 years from now
2033 Wednesday Nov 23, 2033 Start of Ramadan 9 years from now
2034 Sunday Nov 12, 2034 Start of Ramadan 10 years from now
2035 Thursday Nov 1, 2035 Start of Ramadan 11 years from now
2036 Monday Oct 20, 2036 Start of Ramadan 12 years from now
2037 Saturday Oct 10, 2037 Start of Ramadan 13 years from now
2038 Thursday Sep 30, 2038 Start of Ramadan 14 years from now
2039 Monday Sep 19, 2039 Start of Ramadan 15 years from now
2023 Thursday Mar 23, 2023 Start of Ramadan 1 year ago
2022 Saturday Apr 2, 2022 Start of Ramadan 2 years ago
2021 Tuesday Apr 13, 2021 Start of Ramadan 3 years ago
2020 Friday Apr 24, 2020 Start of Ramadan 4 years ago
2019 Monday May 6, 2019 Start of Ramadan 5 years ago
The festivity dates listed in the table above have been prepared with the greatest possible care and to the best of our knowledge. If you find any bugs, please let us know using below the feedback form. Thanks very much.

Notice, in particular, conversion from the other calendar to the Gregorian calendar, there may be discrepancies.