Moonsighting Data | Muharram 1445

The sighting for the start of Muharram 1445 shall be on Tue 18 Jul 2023. If sighted, 1st Muharram 1445, the first day of the new
Hijri year, shall be on Wed 19th Jul 2023.

Otherwise, Dhu al Hijjah 1444 will last 30 days, with 1st Muharram 1445 falling on Thu 20th Jul 2023, 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.