When is Mawlid al-Nabi 2020?

Mawlid al-Nabi 2020 is on Thursday 29th Oct, 2020 (29/10/2020) in 351 days

Note that with regards to the Muslim calendar, a holiday is commenced on the sunset of the preceding day; thus, Mawlid al-Nabi 2020 will be observed on the sunset of Wednesday 28th Oct, 2020.

Mawlid al-Nabi 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 Mawlid al-Nabi 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 Mawlid al-Nabi?

Mawlid al-Nabi

At the heart of every Muslim, the day of Mawlid al-Nabi (also spelled Al Mawlid an-Nabiwi) is of particular importance. Mawlid al-Nabi is the celebration of the birth of the last and final Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). On that day, Muslims get to meditate on the beautiful life of the Prophet (peace be upon him).

Dates for Mawlid al-Nabi from 2015 to 2024

The next occurrence of Mawlid al-Nabi is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Mawlid al-Nabi 2024SundaySep 15th in 1768 days
Mawlid al-Nabi 2023WednesdaySep 27th in 1414 days
Mawlid al-Nabi 2022SaturdayOct 8th in 1060 days
Mawlid al-Nabi 2021MondayOct 18th in 705 days
Mawlid al-Nabi 2020ThursdayOct 29th in 351 days
Mawlid al-Nabi 2019SaturdayNov 9th 3 days ago
Mawlid al-Nabi 2018TuesdayNov 20th 357 days ago
Mawlid al-Nabi 2017ThursdayNov 30th 712 days ago
Mawlid al-Nabi 2016SundayDec 11th 1066 days ago
Mawlid al-Nabi 2015SaturdayJan 3rd 1774 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateOct 29, 2020
When? Starts in 351 days
Duration1 Day
Type Muslim Holidays

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