When Does the Islamic New Year 2017 begin? Get dates from your Almanac.
The Islamic New Yea is the first day in the Islamic lunar calendar.
Traditionally, Islamic New Year begins with the first sighting of the new Moon crescent in the month of Muharram, so date may vary with location.
The crescent Moon may be visible a day or so after the new Moon, but weather and other factors may delay the sighting.
Islamic New Year 2017
|Year||First Day of the Islamic New Year|
|2017||Friday, September 22|
|2018||Wednesday, September 12|
|2019||Sunday, September 1|
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