The Hijri calendar is a lunar calendar, consisting of 12 months of 354 or 355 days. As it is a lunar calendar, there is an annual drift of 10 days, which means that it is not synchronised with the seasons, with the dates being repeated every 33 years.
The year begins with the month of Muharram and the current year is 1439.
Key Islamic Dates 2018:
1st Ramadan – May 15th, 2018
Eid ul Fitr – June 15th, 2018
Eid ul Adha – August 21st, 2018 1st Muharram – September 11th, 2018
Ashura – September 19th, 2019
The following Hijri calendar is in accordance with Makkah: