The month of Rabi’ ath-Thani is the 4th month in the islamic calendar. This year, the month comes after the moon conjunction on Saturday, 14 October 2023 CE at 17:55 UTC. The crescent moon for the Rabi’ ath-Thani 1445 AH will not be visible on Saturday evening. And on the following day, Sunday evening, the first crescent moon – or hilaal – will only be visible by naked eye from the South America. Other regions will see the first crescent of Rabi’ ath-Thani 1445 on Monday evening.
Hilal Visibility Map for Rabi’ ath-Thani 1445 AH
The following “crescent moon visibility map” for Rabi’ ath-Thani 1445 AH shows the region where the first crescent moon will be visible and using what means.
As such, based on global moon sightings – rukyatee hilaal, the 1st of Rabi’ ath-Thani 1445 AH will correspond to Monday, 16 October 2023 CE. However, those who follow local moon sightings may start the 1st Rabi’ ath-Thani 1445 AH on Tuesday, 17 October 2023 CE.
See also: Global Hijri Calendar 2023