When Is Al-Hijra / Muharram 2020 Dates

When is Al-Hijra Muharram 2020? The answer to this question is as follows:  The new Islamic year (Al-Hijra / Muharram) 2020 will start in the month of August. The date and day of Al-Hijra Muharram 2020 or Islamic New Year 2020 will begin on the evening of Wednesday, August 19 and will end on the evening of Thursday, August 20, 2020. This year Muharram will continue for 30 days and will end on Thursday, August 20, 2020. These dates may vary because all the dates depend on the sighting of the moon. According to the Muslim calendar, night comes first and a holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day, so according to this rule, Muslims will celebrate Al-Hijra / Muharram on the sunset of Friday, 21st August 2020.

Islamic calendar based on the sighting of the moon and it is called lunar calendar while the Gregorian calendar is a solar calendar so the Al-Hijra / Muharram moves 11 days every year in the Gregorian calendar. In every country, the date of Al-Hijra / Muharram may also vary depending on the weather conditions and the sighting of the moon.

All these dates are based on the Fiqh Council of North America for the celebration of Al-Hijra / Muharram 2020. Also, all these dates are not based on the actual sighting of the moon. These dates are based on astronomical calculations. This practice is accepted widely but it is still not fully dependable.Al-Hijra Muharram

When Is Al-Hijra/Muharram Occurrence Dates By Year:

When Is Al-Hijra/Muharram Day Starting Date Ending Date
When is Al-Hijra / Muharram 2019 Saturday 31st August 2020 28th September 2020
When is Al-Hijra / Muharram 2020 Friday 21st August 2020 18th September 2020
When is Al-Hijra / Muharram 2021 Tuesday 10th August 2021 7th September 2021

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