When is Day of Arafah 2023?

Day of Arafah 2023 is on Tuesday 27th Jun, 2023 (27/06/2023) in 515 days

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 Monday 26th 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.

What is Day of Arafah?

Day of Arafah

In the Islamic Lunar Calendar, the day of Arafa is a holy day that coincides with the 9th day of Dhu al-Hijjah. This is the second day of the pilgrimage and it is followed by the first day of Eid al-Adha.

Dates for Day of Arafah from 2015 to 2024

The next occurrence of Day of Arafah is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Day of Arafah 2024SaturdayJun 15th in 869 days
Day of Arafah 2023TuesdayJun 27th in 515 days
Day of Arafah 2022FridayJul 8th in 161 days
Day of Arafah 2021MondayJul 19th 192 days ago
Day of Arafah 2020ThursdayJul 30th 546 days ago
Day of Arafah 2019SaturdayAug 10th 901 days ago
Day of Arafah 2018MondayAug 20th 1256 days ago
Day of Arafah 2017ThursdayAug 31st 1610 days ago
Day of Arafah 2016SaturdaySep 10th 1965 days ago
Day of Arafah 2015TuesdaySep 22nd 2319 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateJun 27, 2023
When? Starts in 515 days
Duration1 Day
Type Muslim Holidays

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