Moonsighting Data | The Start of Dhu al Hijjah 1445

The sighting for the start of Dhu al Hijjah 1445 shall be on Friday 07 June 2024. If sighted, Dhu al Qa’dah 1445 shall last 29 days, with 1st Dhu al Hijjah 1445 corresponding to Sat 08 June 2024. Otherwise, Dhu al Qa’dah will last 30 days, with 1st Dhu al Hijjah 1445, falling on Sun 08 June 2024, in-sha-Allah.


UUCSA will announce the official results of moon-sighting after confirmation procedures have been completed during Friday 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.