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 (1st Muharram being 21st of September, 2017) and the current year is 1438.

Key Islamic Dates 2017:

1st Ramadan – May 27th
Eid ul Fitr –  June 25th
Eid ul Adha – September 1st
1st Muharram – September 21st
10th Muharram – September 30th 

The following Hijri calendar is in accordance with Makkah:

January 2017

Rabi Al-Akhar 1438 – Jumada Al-Awwal 1438

February 2017

Jumada Al-Awwal 1438 – Jumada Al-Akhirah 1438

March 2017

Jumada Al-Akhirah 1438 – Rajab 1438

April 2017

Rajab 1438 – Shaban 1438

May 2017

Shaban 1438 – Ramadan 1438

June 2017

Ramadan 1438 – Shawwal 1438

July 2017

Shawwal 1438 – Dhul Qadah 1438

August 2017

Dhul Qadah 1438 – Dhul Hijjah 1438

September 2017

Dhul Hijjah 1438 – Muharram 1439

October 2017

Muharram 1439 – Safar 1439

November 2017

Safar 1439 – Rabi Al-Awwal 1439

December 2017

Rabi Al-Awwal 1439 – Rabi Al-Akhar 1439