Islamic Calendar 2022 – Hijri Calendar 1443 / 1444

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 2022 Islamic calendar is based on 12 lunar months – a new month begins when a new moon is sighted.

Previous Islamic Calendars:

2020

2021

Key Dates within the 2022 Islamic Calendar (Hijri Calendar):

Key Islamic Date Gregorian Date Hijri Date
Al Isra’ wal Mi’raj (The night journey and ascension) 28th February 2022 27th Rajab 1443
Shab-e-Barat 18th March 2022 15th Shaban 1443
Ramadan begins 2nd April 2022 1st Ramadan 1443
Laylatul Qadr 28th April 2022 27th Ramadan 1443**
Eid al Fitr 2nd May 2022 1st Shawwal 1443
Dhul Hijjah begins 30th June 2022 1st Dhul Hijjah 1443
Hajj begins 7th July 2022 8th Dhul Hijjah 1443
Day of Arafah 8th July 2022 9th Dhul Hijjah 1443
Eid al Adha 9th July 2022 10th Dhul Hijjah 1443
Islamic New Year 30th July 2022 1st Muharram 1444
Day of Ashura 8th August 2022 10th Muharram 1444
12th Rabi Al Awwal 8th October 2022 12th Rabi Al Awwal

* These dates are dependent on moon sightings

** It is widely believed that Laylatul Qadr occurs on the 27th Night of Ramadan, however many scholars recommend focusing on the last 10 nights of Ramadan 

Islamic Calendar 2022

 

January 2022 
J Al-Awwal – J Al-Thani 1443   

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February 2022
Jumada Al-Thani – Rajab 1443 

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March 2022
 Rajab – Shaban 1443 

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April 2022
Shaban – Ramadan 1443 

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May 2022
Shawwal – Dhul Qadah 1443

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June 2022
Dhul Qadah – Dhul Hijjah 1443

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July 2022
Dhul Hijjah 1443 – Muharram 1444

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August 2022
 Muharram – Safar 1444

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September 2022
Safar – Rabi Al-Awwal 1444

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October 2022
Rabi Al-Awwal – Rabi Al-Thani 1444

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November 2022
Rabi Al-Thani – J Al-Awwal 1444

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

What is the Islamic Hijri calendar?

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.

The Islamic calendar is based on 12 lunar months – a new month begins when a new moon is sighted

What are the Islamic months?

The Islamic calendar (Hijri calendar) consists of the following 12 months in numerical order:

  1. Muharram
  2. Safar
  3. Rabi Al-Awwal
  4. Rabi Al-Thani
  5. Jamada Al-Awwal
  6. Jamada Al-Thani
  7. Rajab
  8. Shaban
  9. Ramadan
  10. Shawwal
  11. Dhul Qadah
  12. Dhul Hijjah (month of Hajj)

How many days in the Islamic calendar?

The Islamic calendar (also known as the Hijri calendar) consists of 354 or 355 days.

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