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: