When Is Islamic New Year 1 Muharram 1445 AH?

The lunar new year of the Muslim is coming. The islamic new year of 1445 hijri will be marked by the first crescent moon of 1 Muharram 1445 AH that should be visible around the world on the evening of Tuesday, 18 July 2023 (see crescent moon visibility map below!). Therefore, 1 Muharram 1445 AH will correspond to Wednesday, 19 July 2023 based on global moon sighting.

Below is a map showing the visibility of the crescent moon that marks the Islamic New Year 1445 AH.


crescent moon visibility map for Muharram 1445 AH.

Crescent moon visibility map for Muharram 1445 AH on Tuesday evening, 18 July 2023. The crescent moon will be visible by naked eyes from Africa and much of the American continent. The moon will also be visible using optical aids from Africa, Middle East, and South Asia.

So, once again, the hilal or first crescent moon of Muharram 1445 AH will be visible on Tuesday evening. Thus, 1 Muharram 1445 AH corresponds to Wednesday, 19 July 2023.

Happy Islamic New Year to all muslim all over the world!

Habib bin Hilal

Habib bin Hilal is Editor in Chief of this blog and manager of the website: Alhabib - Coloring with Islam.

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