In the Lunar Islamic Calendar, day of Arafah is an Islamic holiday that comes on the 9th day of Dhu al-Hijjah. It occurs on the second day of the pilgrimage and after it is the day of Eid al-Adha.
Note that with regards to the Muslim calendar, a holiday is commenced on the sunset of the preceding day; thus, Day of Arafah 2023 will be observed on the sunset of Tuesday 27th Jun, 2023.
Day of Arafah always falls on the same day according to the Islamic calendar; for it being a lunar calendar. Nonetheless, the day differs on the Gregorian calendar as it is a solar calendar; causing roughly an eleven day difference each year.
The dates of Day of Arafah are usually determined by either an actual sighting of the moon with the naked eyes, or through astronomical calculations. Note that dates provided here are based on the dates adopted by the Fiqh Council of North America.
The next occurrence of Day of Arafah is marked in red
|When is ...?||Weekday||Date||Days away|
|Day of Arafah 2024||Sunday||Jun 16th||in 1913 days|
|Day of Arafah 2023||Wednesday||Jun 28th||in 1559 days|
|Day of Arafah 2022||Saturday||Jul 9th||in 1205 days|
|Day of Arafah 2021||Monday||Jul 19th||in 850 days|
|Day of Arafah 2020||Wednesday||Jul 29th||in 495 days|
|Day of Arafah 2019||Sunday||Aug 11th||in 142 days|
|Day of Arafah 2018||Monday||Aug 20th||213 days ago|
|Day of Arafah 2017||Thursday||Aug 31st||567 days ago|
|Day of Arafah 2016||Saturday||Sep 10th||922 days ago|
|Day of Arafah 2015||Tuesday||Sep 22nd||1276 days ago|
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