Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning. In the table below, you will find when Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year) is official marked and celebrated in United Arab Emirates over a span of 15 years. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

Our API allows you to specify the State and Region as part of the API requests, thereby limiting the requests to a particular state or city. View the API documentation for a full description of the supported countries, states and regions.

Year Day of the Week Date Name
2010
Wednesday December 8 Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year)
2011
Sunday November 27 Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year)
2012
Thursday November 15 Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year)
2013
Saturday November 2 Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year)
2014
Saturday October 25 Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year)
2015
Thursday October 15 Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year)
2016
Sunday October 2 Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year)
2017
Thursday September 21 Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year)
2018
Thursday September 13 Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year)
2019
Saturday August 31 Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year)
2020
Sunday August 23 Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year)
2021
Thursday August 12 Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year)
2022
Saturday July 30 Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year)
2023
Friday July 21 Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year)
2024
Monday July 8 Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year)

These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates or sign up for our newsletter to receive regular updates. All updates are automatically added to our API as well.

Our team of holiday editors are continuously monitoring for changes from government agencies and local authorities to this data to ensure we're providing the most accurate information possible. If you happen to notice an error, please get in touch.