When Is Ashura in 2020 Worldwide

Get ready to know about when is the first Ashura Day 2020 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 2020 will be on Friday 28th August 2020. Muslims will celebrate this day in the month of August 2020. 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 2020) will be the 29th of August. These dates may vary because all these dates are based on astronomical calculations. The actual dates totally depend on the sighting of the moon. Ashura day 2020 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 the lunar calendar 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 a 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 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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