When is Laylat al-Qadr 2020?

Laylat al-Qadr 2020 is on Wednesday 20th May, 2020 (20/05/2020) in 184 days

Note that with regards to the Muslim calendar, a holiday is commenced on the sunset of the preceding day; thus, Laylat al-Qadr 2020 will be observed on the sunset of Tuesday 19th May, 2020.

Laylat al-Qadr 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 Laylat al-Qadr 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 Laylat al-Qadr?

Laylat al-Qadr

Lailat al-Qadr means the Night of Destiny. It honors the anniversary of the night when the Qur'an was revealed to humanity to lead it to guidance through the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). It is also known as the Night of Power.

Dates for Laylat al-Qadr from 2015 to 2024

The next occurrence of Laylat al-Qadr is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Laylat al-Qadr 2024SaturdayApr 6th in 1601 days
Laylat al-Qadr 2023TuesdayApr 18th in 1247 days
Laylat al-Qadr 2022ThursdayApr 28th in 892 days
Laylat al-Qadr 2021SundayMay 9th in 538 days
Laylat al-Qadr 2020WednesdayMay 20th in 184 days
Laylat al-Qadr 2019SaturdayJun 1st 169 days ago
Laylat al-Qadr 2018MondayJun 11th 524 days ago
Laylat al-Qadr 2017ThursdayJun 22nd 878 days ago
Laylat al-Qadr 2016SaturdayJul 2nd 1233 days ago
Laylat al-Qadr 2015TuesdayJul 14th 1587 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateMay 20, 2020
When? Starts in 184 days
Duration1 Day
Type Muslim Holidays

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