When Does 1 Rabiul Awwal 1444 AH Start?

The islamic calendar month of Rabi’ul Awwal is also known as the Maulid month to commemorate that in this month the beloved Prophet Muhammad was born. This year, 1 Rabiul Awwal 1444 AH will start on Tuesday, 27 September 2022 CE based on global moon sighting. The crescent moon of Rabiul Awal 1444 AH will be visible by naked eye on Monday evening from most of South America. The crescent moon may also be visible using optical aids from North America and Africa. Other places in the world will have less chance to see the moon on that day.

The crescent moon visibility map below shows the regions where the hilal of 1 Rabiul Awal 1444 AH will be visible:

Crescent moon visibility map for 1 Rabiul Awal 1444 AH.
Crescent moon visibility map for 1 Rabiul Awal 1444 AH. The moon will be visible from South America on the evening of Monday, 26 Sep 2022 CE.

On Tuesday evening, howover, the crescent moon of Rabiul Awal 1444 H will be visible from most part of the world. Therefore, for those following local moon sighting, the start of 1 Rabiul Awwal 1444 AH may also correspond to Wednesday, 28 September 2022.

 

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