Last updated on February 17th, 2023 at 07:25 am
Ramadan is the 9th month of the Islamic calendar. It is also called the month of fasting because Muslims fast from sunrise to sundown for the whole month. Although the dates may vary by a day or two, Ramadan 2023 is predicted to commence from March 22 & 23, 2023.
I remember wanting to fast since I was a child. Seeing my parents get up before sunrise and eat delicious food made me interested in Ramadan right off the bat. There was nothing more that I wanted to do. However, I had to wait until I reached the right age to show my devotion to God.
As the years passed, I realized just how beneficial Ramadan is. Not only do I get to fast, but I also get to connect with the Muslim world and appreciate how blessed I am to have food, water, and shelter. It is during this month that I also feel spiritually the closest to The Almighty.
Every Ramadan helps me get closer to God. No matter which part of the world you might reside in, the news of Ramadan 2023 coming near nearing should bring joy to your face. If you are just as excited about Ramadan 2023 as me, continue reading to find out when Ramadan falls in your part of the world.
When Is Ramadan 2023 In Dubai?
Dubai is one of those places where the observance of Ramadan is evident in every corner. It is home to hundreds of nationalities, many of whom are Muslims.
If you live in Dubai and want to know when Ramadan 2023 in Dubai is, then you are at the right place. According to our experts, the holy month is expected to start on the evening of March 23, 2023, on a Thursday.
Residents of Dubai will get to fast the ninth month of the Islamic calendar once March 2023 rolls around. The sightings of the crescent moon will influence the number of days you fast. It could be either 29 days or 30 days.
When Is Ramadan 2023 USA?
Whether in Turkey or USA, Muslims all over the world fast during Ramadan. US residents are most likely to start their fasts with their brothers in Dubai as Ramadan 2023 in the USA will also start on March 23, 2023.
Interestingly, the timings of the fast vary all over the world. Since Muslims break their fast at ghuroob or sundown, the length of the fast is determined by the weather. Countries that are experiencing the winter season have shorter fasts since the sun goes down sooner. On the other hand, summer countries typically have longer fasts, anywhere from 12 – 16 hours.
Since Ramadan 2023 in the USA is in the summer, your fasts will last longer. They will be especially long for those of you living in New York City, Chicago, Seattle, or Anchorage. But remember, with greater challenge comes greater reward from Allah!
When Is Ramadan 2023 Turkey?
Muslims will be glad to know that the month of Ramadan is most likely to commence from March 23, 2023, in Turkey.
Turkey is a country that undergoes incredible change during Ramadan. In fact, it seems like an entirely different country. In Turkey, iftar (breaking of the fast) is no less than a celebration every day!
When Iftaar is near, tables start appearing on the streets, people roll out their picnic blankets, and the smell of delicious food starts wafting everywhere. It seems like one big huge celebration that happens throughout the month.
Having experienced such a change firsthand, I can say that Turkey is a great place to experience Ramadan 2023. This year the country is devastated by Earthquake so the festivities may be toned down; please rememberer the people of Turkey in your prayers and help the population in any way you can.
When Is Ramadan 2023 UK?
The UK is home to over 2.6 million Muslims and growing. It is one of those countries where Muslims can freely practice their religion without fear. Most of Great Britain and Ireland have Muslim residents.
If you are a Muslim residing in the UK, you will have to wait one more day compared to your Muslim brethren in Dubai and the US to start fasting since Ramadan is expected to start on March 22, 2023, in the UK. Therefore, you would have to fast from April 21, 2023, and would have to celebrate Eid 2023, a day later than the rest of the Muslim world.
Ramadan 2023 around the World
Once you have finished reading this post, you will know when Ramadan 2023 will fall in Dubai and other parts of the world. In most parts of the world, Ramadan 2023 will commence on March 22 or March 23, 2023.
Whichever date it is, Ramadan will bring countless blessings from Allah, and we pray that you benefit from every one of them!