When Is Ashura in 2018 Worldwide

Get ready to know about when is the first Ashura Day 2018 will celebrate in the world. Muslims Prayer Times website will provide you information about it very smoothly. According to the Fiqh Council of North America the first day of Ashura 2018 will be on Thursday, the 20th of September (20/9/2018). Muslims will celebrate this day on the sunset of Wednesday, 19th September 2018. The second Ashura day falls on the tenth day of the first Islamic month of Muharram of the lunar calendar. According to the Islamic lunar calendar the 10th Muharram date (Second Ashura Day 2018) will be 21th of September (21/9/2018). These dates may vary because all these dates are based on the astronomical calculations. The actual dates totally depend on the sighting of the moon. Ashura day 2018 dates may vary from country to country depending on the weather conditions and sighting of the moon.


Although according to the Islamic calendar Ashura is always on the same day of lunar calendar but according to the Gregorian calendar the date varies from year to year. Gregorian calendar is also known as the solar calendar and the Islamic calendar is known as lunar calendar. According to this difference Ashura day moves in the Gregorian calendar approximately 11 days every year.

Dates For Occurrence of Ashura Day By Year:

When Is Ashura Day 1st Ashura Day 2nd Ashura Day
When is Ashura day 2018 Thursday 20th September, 2018 Friday 21th   September, 2018
When is Ashura day 2019 Monday 9th   September, 2019  Tuesday 10th  September, 2019
When is Ashura day 2020 Friday 28th           August, 2020 Saturday 29th     August, 2020
When is Ashura day 2021 Wednesday 18th  August, 2021 Thursday 19th     August, 2021

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