When is Muharram / Islamic New year 2026?

Muharram / Islamic New year 2026 is on Tuesday 16th Jun, 2026 (16/06/2026) in 836 days

Note that with regards to the Muslim calendar, a holiday is commenced on the sunset of the preceding day; thus, Muharram / Islamic New year 2026 will be observed on the sunset of Monday 15th Jun, 2026.

Muharram / Islamic New year 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 Muharram / Islamic New year 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 Muharram / Islamic New year?

Muharram / Islamic New year

Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar. It is also the beginning of a new Islamic year that many Muslims consider a cultural event. The Islamic New Year does not matter on the basis of religion. Nevertheless, many Muslims take this opportunity to remember the events of the life of the beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). On that day, some also remember the Hegira of the Prophet (peace be upon him) and his companions to the city called Medina.

Dates for Muharram / Islamic New year from 2015 to 2030

The next occurrence of Muharram / Islamic New year is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Muharram / Islamic New year 2030FridayMay 3rd in 2253 days
Muharram / Islamic New year 2029MondayMay 14th in 1899 days
Muharram / Islamic New year 2028ThursdayMay 25th in 1545 days
Muharram / Islamic New year 2027SundayJun 6th in 1191 days
Muharram / Islamic New year 2026TuesdayJun 16th in 836 days
Muharram / Islamic New year 2025ThursdayJun 26th in 481 days
Muharram / Islamic New year 2024SundayJul 7th in 127 days
Muharram / Islamic New year 2023WednesdayJul 19th 226 days ago
Muharram / Islamic New year 2022SaturdayJul 30th 580 days ago
Muharram / Islamic New year 2021MondayAug 9th 935 days ago
Muharram / Islamic New year 2020ThursdayAug 20th 1289 days ago
Muharram / Islamic New year 2019SaturdayAug 31st 1644 days ago
Muharram / Islamic New year 2018TuesdaySep 11th 1998 days ago
Muharram / Islamic New year 2017ThursdaySep 21st 2353 days ago
Muharram / Islamic New year 2016SundayOct 2nd 2707 days ago
Muharram / Islamic New year 2015WednesdayOct 14th 3061 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateJun 16, 2026
When? Starts in 836 days
Duration1 Day
Type Muslim Holidays

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