Moonsighting Data | Dhu al Qa’da 1444

The sighting for the start of Dhu al Qa’da 1444 shall be on Sat 20 May 2023. If sighted, 1st Dhu al Qa’da 1444 shall be on Sun 21st May 2023.


Otherwise, Shawwal 1444 will last 30 days, with 1st Dhu al Qa’da 1444 falling on Mon 22nd May 2023, in-sha-Allah.


UUCSA will announce the official results of moon-sighting after confirmation procedures have been completed during Saturday evening, in-sha-Allah.


We urge all Muslims and congregations to go out and seek the sighting of the moon, according to the Sunnah for the determination of the starting and ending of the Hijri months


Below are data for the sighting of the crescent in Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town.