Muharram for the year 2026 starts on the evening of Tuesday, June 16th and ends at sundown on Tuesday, July 14th. 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 2026
Tuesday, June 16th is day number 167 of the 2026 calendar year with 3 years, 8 months, 9 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Muharram 2026.
|When:||First month of the Islamic calendar|
Dates for Muharram
|Holiday||Date||Days to Go|
|Muharram 2021||Tuesday, August 10, 2021||-423|
|Muharram 2022||Saturday, July 30, 2022||-69|
|Muharram 2023||Wednesday, July 19, 2023||285|
|Muharram 2024||Monday, July 08, 2024||640|
|Muharram 2025||Friday, June 27, 2025||994|
|Muharram 2026||Wednesday, June 17, 2026||1349|