When Is Islamic New Year 1 Muharram 1444 AH (2022)?

The islamic calendar starts with the hijri month of Muharram which will come shortly. The next islamic year number is 1444 AH (anno hijri, after hijrah or migration). Therefore 1 Muharram 1444 AH marks the Islamic New Year for 2022. So, when exactly is 1 Muharram 1444 AH?

While some muslims use pre-calculated calendar, some others choose to wait for the appearance of the slender crescent moon before their eyes to know when will the start of a new islamic month be. Based on global prediction of crescent moon visibility below, the Islamic New Year for 1444 AH (2022) or 1 Muharram 1444 AH will correspond to Saturday, July 30, 2022 CE.

See also: Global Islamic Calendar 2022

Crescent moon visibility map for Muharram 1444 AH on the evening of Friday, June 29, 2022.
Crescent moon visibility map for Muharram 1444 AH on the evening of Friday, June 29, 2022. Most part of the world should be able to sight the crescent moon with naked eye or using optical aids. Therefore, 1 Muharram 1444 AH will correspond to Saturday, June 30, 2022.

Islamic Calendar for Muharram 1444 AH

Please visit our website to view the online version of the Islamic Calendar 1444 AH.

Below is the islamic calendar for Muharram 1444 AH that spans July 30 to August 28, 2022 CE. The Day of Ashura or the 10th of Muharram 1444 AH will fall on Monday, August 8, 2022 CE.

Islamic Calendar for Muharram 1444 AH (2022 CE)
Islamic Calendar for Muharram 1444 AH (2022 CE)

Important Dates in Islamic Calendar 1444 AH

EventHijri DateDayGregorian Date
Start of Muharram (Sacred month)1 Muharram 1444 AHSaturday30 July 2022
Islamic New Year1 Muharram 1444 AHSaturday30 July 2022
Fasting Tasu’a9 Muharram 1444 AHSunday07 August 2022
Fasting ‘Ashura10 Muharram 1444 AHMonday08 August 2022
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh13 Muharram 1444 AHThursday11 August 2022
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh14 Muharram 1444 AHFriday12 August 2022
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh15 Muharram 1444 AHSaturday13 August 2022
Start of Safar1 Safar 1444 AHMonday29 August 2022
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh13 Safar 1444 AHSaturday10 September 2022
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh14 Safar 1444 AHSunday11 September 2022
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh15 Safar 1444 AHMonday12 September 2022
Start of Rabi’ al-Awwal1 Rabi’ al-Awwal 1444 AHTuesday27 September 2022
Mawlid (Birth) of the Prophet12 Rabi’ al-Awwal 1444 AHSaturday08 October 2022
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh13 Rabi’ al-Awwal 1444 AHSunday09 October 2022
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh14 Rabi’ al-Awwal 1444 AHMonday10 October 2022
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh15 Rabi’ al-Awwal 1444 AHTuesday11 October 2022
Start of Rabi’ ath-Thani1 Rabi’ ath-Thani 1444 AHThursday27 October 2022
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh13 Rabi’ ath-Thani 1444 AHTuesday08 November 2022
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh14 Rabi’ ath-Thani 1444 AHWednesday09 November 2022
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh15 Rabi’ ath-Thani 1444 AHThursday10 November 2022
Start of Jumada al-Ula1 Jumada al-Ula 1444 AHFriday25 November 2022
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh13 Jumada al-Ula 1444 AHWednesday07 December 2022
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh14 Jumada al-Ula 1444 AHThursday08 December 2022
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh15 Jumada al-Ula 1444 AHFriday09 December 2022
Start of Jumada al-Akhirah1 Jumada al-Akhirah 1444 AHSunday25 December 2022
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh13 Jumada al-Akhirah 1444 AHFriday06 January 2023
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh14 Jumada al-Akhirah 1444 AHSaturday07 January 2023
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh15 Jumada al-Akhirah 1444 AHSunday08 January 2023
Start of Rajab (Sacred month)1 Rajab 1444 AHMonday23 January 2023
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh13 Rajab 1444 AHSaturday04 February 2023
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh14 Rajab 1444 AHSunday05 February 2023
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh15 Rajab 1444 AHMonday06 February 2023
Isra’ Mi’raj27 Rajab 1444 AHSaturday18 February 2023
Start of Sha’ban1 Sha’ban 1444 AHTuesday21 February 2023
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh13 Sha’ban 1444 AHSunday05 March 2023
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh14 Sha’ban 1444 AHMonday06 March 2023
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh15 Sha’ban 1444 AHTuesday07 March 2023
Nisfu Sha’ban15 Sha’ban 1444 AHTuesday07 March 2023
Start of Ramadan1 Ramadan 1444 AHThursday23 March 2023
Start of Fasting Ramadan1 Ramadan 1444 AHThursday23 March 2023
Nuzul-al Qur’an17 Ramadan 1444 AHSaturday08 April 2023
10 Last Days of Ramadan21 Ramadan 1444 AHWednesday12 April 2023
10 Last Days of Ramadan22 Ramadan 1444 AHThursday13 April 2023
10 Last Days of Ramadan23 Ramadan 1444 AHFriday14 April 2023
10 Last Days of Ramadan24 Ramadan 1444 AHSaturday15 April 2023
10 Last Days of Ramadan25 Ramadan 1444 AHSunday16 April 2023
10 Last Days of Ramadan26 Ramadan 1444 AHMonday17 April 2023
10 Last Days of Ramadan27 Ramadan 1444 AHTuesday18 April 2023
Laylat al-Qadr27 Ramadan 1444 AHTuesday18 April 2023
10 Last Days of Ramadan28 Ramadan 1444 AHWednesday19 April 2023
10 Last Days of Ramadan29 Ramadan 1444 AHThursday20 April 2023
Start of Shawwal1 Shawwal 1444 AHFriday21 April 2023
Eid ul-Fitr1 Shawwal 1444 AHFriday21 April 2023
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh13 Shawwal 1444 AHWednesday03 May 2023
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh14 Shawwal 1444 AHThursday04 May 2023
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh15 Shawwal 1444 AHFriday05 May 2023
Start of Dhul-Qa’dah (Sacred month)1 Dhul-Qa’dah 1444 AHSunday21 May 2023
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh13 Dhul-Qa’dah 1444 AHFriday02 June 2023
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh14 Dhul-Qa’dah 1444 AHSaturday03 June 2023
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh15 Dhul-Qa’dah 1444 AHSunday04 June 2023
Start of Dhul-Hijjah (Sacred month)1 Dhul-Hijjah 1444 AHMonday19 June 2023
Wuquf in ‘Arafa (Hajj)9 Dhul-Hijjah 1444 AHTuesday27 June 2023
Eid ul-Adha10 Dhul-Hijjah 1444 AHWednesday28 June 2023
Days of Tashriq11, 12, 13 Dhul-Hijjah 1444 AHThursday29 June 2023
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh14 Dhul-Hijjah 1444 AHSunday02 July 2023
Fasting Ayyamul Bidh15 Dhul-Hijjah 1444 AHMonday03 July 2023

 

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