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The date of Ashura for the years 2019‑2029

This page contains dates and information about Ashura for the years 2019‑2029.*

When is Ashura for the years 2019‑2029 ?


Year Holiday or Observance Weekday Date
2019 Ashura (Umm al-Qura) Monday
2020 Ashura (Umm al-Qura) Saturday
2021 Ashura (Umm al-Qura) Wednesday
2022 Ashura (Umm al-Qura) Monday
2023 Ashura (Umm al-Qura) Friday
2024 Ashura (Umm al-Qura) Tuesday
2025 Ashura (Umm al-Qura) Saturday
2026 Ashura (Umm al-Qura) Thursday
2027 Ashura (Umm al-Qura) Tuesday
2028 Ashura (Umm al-Qura) Saturday
2029 Ashura (Umm al-Qura) Wednesday

* The dates above were calculated using the Umm al-Qura calendar used in Saudi Arabia and most countries of the Gulf. To get the exact date when Ashura is observed, as an official non-working public holiday, in a specific country, region or state, please refer to our listing of the official public holidays for that country.

In which countries is Ashura observed as an official public holiday ?


Currently, Ashura is observed as an official public holiday in: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan, Sénégal, Somalia.