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Muharram (Muslim New Year) in Saudi Arabia

The Islamic New Year is on the first day of Muharram, the first month in the lunar Islamic calendar, which differs from the Gregorian calendar.

Muharram New Year
There may be some congestion around mosques on some days, particularly in the evenings, during Muharram.
There may be some congestion around mosques on some days, particularly in the evenings, during Muharram.
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Muharram (Muslim New Year) Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
TueJul 241990Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
SatJul 131991Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
ThuJul 21992Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
MonJun 211993Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
FriJun 101994Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
WedMay 311995Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
SunMay 191996Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
FriMay 91997Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
TueApr 281998Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
SatApr 171999Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
ThuApr 62000Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
MonMar 262001Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
FriMar 152002Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
WedMar 52003Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
SunFeb 222004Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
ThuFeb 102005Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
TueJan 312006Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
SatJan 202007Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
ThuJan 102008Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
MonDec 292008Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
FriDec 182009Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
WedDec 82010Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
SunNov 272011Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
ThuNov 152012Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
TueNov 52013Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
SatOct 252014Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
ThuOct 152015Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
MonOct 32016Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
FriSep 222017Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
WedSep 122018Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
SunSep 12019Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
ThuAug 202020Muharram (Muslim New Year)Observance

Quick Facts

Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.

Muharram (Muslim New Year) 2015

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Muharram (Muslim New Year) 2016

Monday, October 3, 2016

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