Islamic Calendars 1442

Islamic Monthly Declarations & Announcements for 1442

Current Calendar

Rajab 1442

New Moon for Rajab 1442 was sight­ed in the des­ig­nat­ed zone for UK.

There­fore, the Islam­ic month of Jumādā al-ʾĀkhi­rah will com­plete 29 days and Rajab 1442 has begun. The first day will be on Sat­ur­day, 13th of Feb­ru­ary 2021.

اَللّهُمَّ بَارِكْ لَنَا فِى رَجَبَ وَ شَعْبَانَ وَ بَلِّغْنَا رَمَضَان

“O Allah, bless us in Rajab and Sha‘baan, and let us reach Ramadan.”

 


1442 Monthly Announcements

Muḥarram 1442

The Hilaal for Muḥar­ram 1442 was NOT sight­ed in the des­ig­nat­ed zone for Unit­ed King­dom which also includes Morocco.
There­fore, the Islam­ic month of Dhū al-Ḥij­jah1441 will com­plete 30 days and Muḥar­ram 1442 will begin after sun­set on Thurs­day, the 20th of August 2020. The first day of the new Islam­ic year will be on Fri­day, the 21st of August 2020.
The day of Ashu­rah (10th Muḥar­ram) will be on Sun­day 30th August
 
Wifaqul Ula­ma togeth­er and in con­sul­ta­tion with Bat­ley Moon Sight­ing Com­mit­tee make the deci­sion for the start of Islam­ic Months based on Moon­sight­ing in UK (pri­ma­ry) and Moroc­co (sec­ondary). Please note that the deci­sion is not nec­es­sar­i­ly based on Moroc­co (month­ly). Depart­ment of Islam­ic Affairs offi­cial­ly noti­fies the British Ula­ma by fax month­ly and a copy of the fax for this month can be viewed here. 
 
South Africa sight­ed the Moon a day lat­er but will start Muḥar­ram 1442 on the same day.
 

Ṣafar 1442

The Hilaal for Ṣafar 1442 was sight­ed at mul­ti­ple loca­tions in Unit­ed Kingdom.
There­fore, the Islam­ic month of Ṣafar 1442 has begun after sun­set on Fri­day, the 18th of Sep­tem­ber 2020. The first day will be on Sat­ur­day, the 19th of Sep­tem­ber 2020.
Wifaqul Ula­ma togeth­er and in con­sul­ta­tion with Bat­ley Moon Sight­ing Com­mit­tee make the deci­sion for the start of Islam­ic Months based on Moon­sight­ing in UK (pri­ma­ry) and Moroc­co (sec­ondary). Please note that the deci­sion is not nec­es­sar­i­ly based on Moroc­co (month­ly). Depart­ment of Islam­ic Affairs offi­cial­ly noti­fies the British Ula­ma by fax month­ly and a copy of the fax for this month can be viewed here. South Africa also sight­ed the Moon on the same day.
 

Rabīʿ al-ʾAwwal 1442

New Moon for Rabīʿ al-ʾAww­al 1442 was NOT sight­ed any­where in the UK due to cloudy weath­er. How­ev­er the Hilaal for Rabīʿ al-ʾAww­al 1442 was sight­ed in Moroc­co. There­fore, the Islam­ic month of Rabīʿ al-ʾAww­al 1442 has start­ed. The first day will be Sun­day, the 18th of Octo­ber 2020
 
Wifaqul Ula­ma togeth­er and in con­sul­ta­tion with Bat­ley Moon Sight­ing Com­mit­tee make the deci­sion for the start of Islam­ic Months based on Moon­sight­ing in UK (pri­ma­ry) and Moroc­co (sec­ondary). Please note that the deci­sion is not nec­es­sar­i­ly based on Moroc­co (month­ly). Depart­ment of Islam­ic Affairs offi­cial­ly noti­fies the British Ula­ma by fax month­ly and a copy of the fax for this month can be viewed here. South Africa also sight­ed the Moon on the same day.
 
 
 
 
Rabīʿ ath-Thānī 1442
New Moon for Rabīʿ ath-Thānī 1442 was NOT sight­ed in the des­ig­nat­ed zone for UK. There­fore, the Islam­ic month of Rabīʿ al-ʾAww­al 1442 will com­plete 30 days and the first day of Rabīʿ ath-Thānī 1442 will be on Tues­day, the 17th of Novem­ber 2020.
Wifaqul Ula­ma togeth­er and in con­sul­ta­tion with Bat­ley Moon Sight­ing Com­mit­tee make the deci­sion for the start of Islam­ic Months based on Moon­sight­ing in UK (pri­ma­ry) and Moroc­co (sec­ondary). Please note that the deci­sion is not nec­es­sar­i­ly based on Moroc­co (month­ly). Depart­ment of Islam­ic Affairs offi­cial­ly noti­fies the British Ula­ma by fax month­ly and a copy of the fax for this month can be viewed here. The Moon was also not sight­ed in South Africa.
 
 
Jumadā al-ʾŪlā 1442
New Moon for Jumadā al-ʾŪlā 1442 was sight­ed in the des­ig­nat­ed zone for UK. There­fore, the Islam­ic month of Rabīʿ ath-Thānī will com­plete 29 days and Jumadā al-ʾŪlā 1442 has begun. The first day will be on Wednes­day, the 16th of Decem­ber 2020.
Wifaqul Ula­ma togeth­er and in con­sul­ta­tion with Bat­ley Moon Sight­ing Com­mit­tee make the deci­sion for the start of Islam­ic Months based on Moon­sight­ing in UK (pri­ma­ry) and Moroc­co (sec­ondary). Please note that the deci­sion is not nec­es­sar­i­ly based on Moroc­co (month­ly). Depart­ment of Islam­ic Affairs offi­cial­ly noti­fies the British Ula­ma by fax month­ly and a copy of the fax for this month can be viewed here. The Moon was also also sight­ed in South Africa.
 
 
 

Jumādā al-ʾĀkhirah 1442

 

New Moon for Jumādā al-ʾĀkhi­rah 1442 was NOT sight­ed in the des­ig­nat­ed zone for UK.

There­fore, the Islam­ic month of Jumadā al-ʾŪlā will com­plete 30 days and Jumādā al-ʾĀkhi­rah 1442 will begin tomor­row after Magrib. The first day will be on Fri­day, the 15th of
Jan­u­ary 2021.

Wifaqul Ula­ma togeth­er and in con­sul­ta­tion with Bat­ley Moon Sight­ing Com­mit­tee make the deci­sion for the start of Islam­ic Months based on Moon­sight­ing in UK (pri­ma­ry) and Moroc­co (sec­ondary). Please note that the deci­sion is not nec­es­sar­i­ly based on Moroc­co (month­ly). Depart­ment of Islam­ic Affairs offi­cial­ly noti­fies the British Ula­ma by fax month­ly and a copy of the fax for this month can be viewed here. 
 
 

Rajab 1442

New Moon for Rajab 1442 was sight­ed in the des­ig­nat­ed zone for UK.

There­fore, the Islam­ic month of Jumādā al-ʾĀkhi­rah will com­plete 29 days and Rajab 1442 has begun. The first day will be on Sat­ur­day, 13th of Feb­ru­ary 2021.

اَللّهُمَّ بَارِكْ لَنَا فِى رَجَبَ وَ شَعْبَانَ وَ بَلِّغْنَا رَمَضَان

“O Allah, bless us in Rajab and Sha‘baan, and let us reach Ramadan.”

Wifaqul Ula­ma togeth­er and in con­sul­ta­tion with Bat­ley Moon Sight­ing Com­mit­tee make the deci­sion for the start of Islam­ic Months based on Moon­sight­ing in UK (pri­ma­ry) and Moroc­co (sec­ondary). Please note that the deci­sion is not nec­es­sar­i­ly based on Moroc­co (month­ly). Depart­ment of Islam­ic Affairs offi­cial­ly noti­fies the British Ula­ma by fax month­ly and a copy of the fax for this month can be viewed here.