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.
Note that with regards to the Muslim calendar, a holiday is commenced on the sunset of the preceding day; thus, Day of Arafah 2028 will be observed on the sunset of Wednesday 3rd May, 2028.
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 2030||Friday||Apr 12th||in 2839 days|
|Day of Arafah 2029||Monday||Apr 23rd||in 2485 days|
|Day of Arafah 2028||Thursday||May 4th||in 2131 days|
|Day of Arafah 2027||Saturday||May 15th||in 1776 days|
|Day of Arafah 2026||Tuesday||May 26th||in 1422 days|
|Day of Arafah 2025||Thursday||Jun 5th||in 1067 days|
|Day of Arafah 2024||Saturday||Jun 15th||in 712 days|
|Day of Arafah 2023||Tuesday||Jun 27th||in 358 days|
|Day of Arafah 2022||Friday||Jul 8th||in 4 days|
|Day of Arafah 2021||Monday||Jul 19th||349 days ago|
|Day of Arafah 2020||Thursday||Jul 30th||703 days ago|
|Day of Arafah 2019||Saturday||Aug 10th||1058 days ago|
|Day of Arafah 2018||Monday||Aug 20th||1413 days ago|
|Day of Arafah 2017||Thursday||Aug 31st||1767 days ago|
|Day of Arafah 2016||Saturday||Sep 10th||2122 days ago|
|Day of Arafah 2015||Tuesday||Sep 22nd||2476 days ago|
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