Jumada Al-Awwal (or Jumada al-Ula), the fifth month of the Hijri Calendar, is set to start on Wednesday, November 15, according to moonsighting calculations.
“The Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) is on November 13, 2023 (Monday) at 9:27 UT. On November 13, the moon may not be seen in most of the habited world,” Moonsighting.com reported.
“On November 14, it can be seen in Australia, Africa, and Americas. On November 15, it can be seen everywhere.”
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The origin of the word “Jumda”, from which the name is derived, is used to denote dry parched land: land devoid of rain, and hence denote the dry months.
Since a year of the Hijri calendar is a lunar-based one, that is 11 to 12 days shorter than the solar year, Jumada Al-Thani migrates throughout the seasons.
Check the following astronomical maps to discover the beginning of Jumada Al-Awwal, 1445 at your location.