When is Ramadan 2023?

Ramadan 2023 is on Wednesday 22nd Mar, 2023 (22/03/2023) in 1459 days and ends on Thursday 20th Apr, 2023 (20/04/2023) in 1488 days

Note that with regards to the Muslim calendar, a holiday is commenced on the sunset of the preceding day; thus, Ramadan 2023 will be observed on the sunset of Tuesday 21st Mar, 2023.

Ramadan 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 Ramadan 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 Ramadan?

Ramadan

The name of the ninth month in the Islamic calendar is called Ramadan. It is a very holy month in which all the Muslims practice fast which means staying away from all the things that are permissive otherwise even food and drink for the sake of ALLAH. It is observed from dawn i.e. Fajr time to sunset i.e. time of Maghrib.

The evenings in the month of Ramadan are spent paying visits to friends and family and eating small amount of meals. It is a beautiful time for family and friends to form close ties and uphold bonds of love throughout the community. It is also a time to get close to ALLAH and abstain from sins.

This beautiful month ends with the happy and glorious festival of Eid-ul-Fitr.

Dates for Ramadan from 2015 to 2024

The next occurrence of Ramadan is marked in red

When is ...?starts onends onDays away
Ramadan 2024Sunday 10th Mar, 2024Monday 8th Apr, 2024 starts in 1813 days
Ramadan 2023Wednesday 22nd Mar, 2023Thursday 20th Apr, 2023 starts in 1459 days
Ramadan 2022Saturday 2nd Apr, 2022Sunday 1st May, 2022 starts in 1105 days
Ramadan 2021Monday 12th Apr, 2021Tuesday 11th May, 2021 starts in 750 days
Ramadan 2020Thursday 23rd Apr, 2020Saturday 23rd May, 2020 starts in 396 days
Ramadan 2019Sunday 5th May, 2019Tuesday 4th Jun, 2019 starts in 42 days
Ramadan 2018Wednesday 16th May, 2018Saturday 16th Jun, 2018 ended 280 days ago
Ramadan 2017Friday 26th May, 2017Saturday 24th Jun, 2017 ended 637 days ago
Ramadan 2016Monday 6th Jun, 2016Tuesday 5th Jul, 2016 ended 991 days ago
Ramadan 2015Wednesday 17th Jun, 2015Thursday 16th Jul, 2015 ended 1346 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateMar 22, 2023
End DateApr 20, 2023
When? Starts in 1459 days
Duration30 Days
Type Muslim Holidays
Summary
Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim calendar. It is during this month that Muslims fast

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