Islamic Calendar 2023 – Hijri Calendar 1444 / 1445

Muslims around the world use the Islamic Calendar (also known as the Lunar or Hijri calendar) to determine the dates of religious events and observances. This Hijri calendar is based on 12 lunar months – a new month begins when a new moon is sighted.

 


Key Dates within the 2023 Islamic Calendar (Hijri Calendar):

Islamic Months:

  1. Muharram – The Month of Allah
  2. Safar – The Month of Distinction
  3. Rabi Al-Awwal – The Birth of the Beloved
  4. Rabi Al-Thani
  5. Jamada Al-Awwal
  6. Jamada Al-Thani
  7. Rajab – A Sacred Month
  8. Sha’ban – The Neglected Month
  9. Ramadan – The Month of Fasting
  10. Shawwal – The Month of Reward
  11. Dhul Qadah – A Sacred Month
  12. Dhul Hijjah – The 10 Best Days (The Month of Hajj)

January 2023
Jumadal-Akhirah – Rajab 1444

February 2023
Rajab – Sha’ban 1444

March 2023
Sha’ban – Ramadan 1444

April 2023
Ramadan – Shawwal 1444

May 2023
Shawwal – Dhul-Qa’dah 1444

June 2023
Dhul-Qa’dah – Dhul-Hijjah 1444

July 2023
Dhul-Hijjah 1444 – Muharram 1445

August 2023
Muharram – Safar 1445

September 2023
Safar – Rabi’ul-Awwal 1445

October 2023
Rabi’ul-Awwal – Rabi’ul-Akhir 1445

November 2023
Rabi’ul-Akhir – Jumadal-Awwal 1445

December 2023
Jumadal-Awwal – Jumadal-Akhirah 1445

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