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When was Ramadan in 2018?

Ramadan in 2018 started on Wednesday, the 16th of May (16/5/2018) and continued for 30 days until Thursday, the 14th of June.

When did Ramadan celebrations begin in 2018?

Note that in the Muslim calander, a holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day, so observing Muslims celebrated Ramadan on the sunset of Tuesday, the 15th of May.

Although Ramadan is always on the same day of the Islamic calendar, the date on the Gregorian calendar varies from year to year, since the Gregorian calendar is a solar calendar and the Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar. This difference means Ramadan moves in the Gregorian calendar approximately 11 days every year. The date of Ramadan may also vary from country to country depending on whether the moon has been sighted or not.

The dates provided here are based on the dates adopted by the Fiqh Council of North America for the celebration of Ramadan. Note that these dates are based on astronomical calculations to affirm each date, and not on the actual sighting of the moon with the naked eyes. This approach is accepted by many, but is still being hotly debated.

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