Muharram for the year 2023 starts on the evening of Tuesday, July 18th and ends at sundown on Thursday, August 17th. Islamic holidays always begin at sundown and end at sundown the following day/days ending the holiday or festival.
Muharram is the first month in the Islamic calendar. The first day of Muharram is considered by many Muslims as the start of the New year for Islam. This day is not a public holiday so government and business offices will be open depending on the day. Celebrated on the 10th day of Muharram is Ashura, a day of reflection and fasting.
Days to Muharram 2023
Wednesday, July 19th is day number 200 of the 2023 calendar year with 1 month, 18 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Muharram 2023.