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Islamic Calendar 2016

Here, we present you the Hijri Calendar 2016 which is also known as Islamic Calendar. It is immigrated from Makkah to Yathrib and then later to Madinah. Know more about Hijri Calendar and its festivals on a particular date from the below article.

In Muslims, the Hegira occurred each year and is termed as the first year of Islamic Calendar that is why, it is also known as ‘Hijra’. It has 12 months and 364 or 365 days in a year. The Islamic Calendar 2016 is totally based on the appearence of moon and will lead to 1437 H in 2016. Where, the each year is designated as ‘H’ and ‘AH’ Hijri as per the calendar 2016.

The below table is Islamic/Hijri Calendar 2016 with all the events and Islamic dates with Gregorian Dates mention:

Event Islamic Date Gregorian Date
Israk Mikraj 27 Rejab 1437 5 May 2016
Nisfu Syaaban 15 Syaaban 1437 22 May 2016
Beginning of Fasting (Eid-ul-Fitr) 1 Ramadan 1437 7 June 2016
Nuzul Al-Quran 17 Ramadan 1437 22 June 2016
Eve of 27th Night 26 Ramadan 1437 1 July 2016
Hari Raya Aidilfitri/Eid al-Fitr 1 Syawal 1437 7 July 2016
Haj Days 8 Thul-Hijjah 1437 - 13 Thul-Hijjah 1437 9 September 2016 - 14 September 2016
Arafa Day 9 Thul-Hijjah 1437 10 September 2016
Hari Raya Aidiladha (Eid al-Adha) 10 Thul-Hijjah 1437 13 September 2016
Islamic New Year (1438H) 1 Muharram 1438 2 October 2016
Ed-ul-Muhurram Muhurram 12 October 2016
Milan-e-Nabi Id-e-Milad 12 December 2016
Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday 12 Rabiulawal 1438 12 December 2016

All over the world, Islamic calendar is used by Muslims to determine the festivals and holidays. Some of the important festivals according to the islamic Calendar 2016 are Ramadan Kareem and Rabi Ul Awwal 2016, in which people fast and the Prophet Muhammad was born respectively. In Countries like-around gulf, especially Saudi Arabia Islamic Calendar is predominantly followed. The above Islamic Calendar 2016 is very useful for many religious events and holidays.

So look for Major Islamic events in the year 2016 above. Hence, celebrate each festival with friends, family and relatives. May this year brings you a lot of happiness and success.

Islamic Calendar 1437H-1438H (2016)

  • 1 Rabiulakhir 1437 - 11 January 2016 (Monday)
  • 1 Jamadilawal 1437 - 10 February 2016 (Wednesday )
  • 1 Jamadilakhir 1437 - 10 March 2016 (Thursday )
  • 1 Rejab 1437 - 9 April 2016 (Saturday)
  • 1 Syaaban 1437 - 8 May 2016 (Sunday)
  • 1 Ramadhan 1437 - 6 June 2016 (Monday)
  • 1 Syawal 1437 - 6 July 2016 (Wednesday)
  • 1 Zulkaedah 1437 - 4 August 2016 (Thursday)
  • 1 Zulhijjah 1437 - 3 September 2016 (Saturday)
  • 1 Muharram 1438 - 2 October 2016 (Sunday)
  • 1 Safar 1438 - 1 November 2016 (Tuesday)
  • 1 Rabiulawal 1438 - 1 December 2016 (Thursday)
  • 1 Rabiulakhir 1438 - 31 December 2016 (Saturday)

Furthermore, Hijri/Islamic Calendar may differ in slight change of dates, as these are based on the analysation of lunar crescent. So, the actual month may start at different day.

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