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The auspicious month of Ramadan is a sacred time for all Muslims around the world, as this is the month of sawm (fasting), which brings us closer to Allah (SWT). Followers of Islam dedicate more time to practicing their faith through extra prayers and reciting the Holy Qur’an from beginning to end, alongside observing the fast during daylight hours.

As the Islamic month of Ramadan moves forward by roughly 10 days each year in the Gregorian calendar, prayer times differ from day to day. The first prayer of the day is Fajr, which is technically the day’s third prayer as an Islamic day begins at sunset. This coincides with Suhoor, the pre-dawn meal, and anything drunk and/or eaten after the Fajr prayer immediately disqualifies the participant from that day’s fast and they must pay either Fidya or Kaffarah.

Dhuhr and Asr prayers are observed around noon and late afternoon respectively, while the Maghrib prayer after sunset welcomes in Iftar, the evening meal when Muslims break the day’s fast. The final prayer, Isha, is observed shortly before bed.

When Does Ramadan 2022 Start?

Ramadan 2022 is expected to start on the evening of Saturday 2 April, with Sunday 3 April being the first day of sawm. These dates are subject to change as per the sighting of the moon.

When Does Ramadan 2022 End?

In 2022, the month of Ramadan is expected to end in the evening of Sunday 1 May, with Eid ul-Fitr, the festival of the breaking of the fast, starting the following day on Monday 2 May. These dates are subject to change as per the sighting of the moon.

How Long is Ramadan?

The auspicious month of Ramadan lasts for one lunar month, which is either 29 or 30 days depending on the sighting of the new moon. If the new moon is not seen on the 29th night, Ramadan lasts for the full 30 days.

How is the Ramadan Fast Broken?

During Ramadan, dates are traditionally eaten before the evening Iftar meal to break the day’s fast. At the end of this month comes the Eid ul-Fitr celebrations, which is the festival of the breaking of the fast, where friends and family gather for a feast – it is prohibited for anyone to fast during Eid.

Ramadan Timetable 2022

Please view our calendar for Ramadan 2022 detailing local prayer, sunrise, and sunset times.

Donate to Children of Adam this Ramadan

As we observe sawm throughout the month of Ramadan, millions of our brothers and sisters around the world continue to live without basic nutrition as they do the rest of the year-round. Children of Adam are accepting your Zakat ul-Fitr (Fitrana) donations which we will distribute across those most deserving.

As well as Fitrana, we are also accepting Fidya and Kaffarah donations for those that have missed a day or more of fasting during Ramadan. Fidya (which should be paid by any Muslim with good reason to miss a day’s fast) is set at the value of feeding one hungry person per day (£5) while Kaffarah (paid by a Muslim who intentionally does not observe sawm without good reason) is the value of feeding 60 hungry people for each day of fasting that is missed.

All donations, obligatory or voluntary, can be made via our donations page here. Your support for Children of Adam and our cause is greatly appreciated.

Prayer Timetable

DateRamadanFajrSunriseDhuhrAsrMaghrib / IftarIsha
Sat 2nd Apr 1 04:59 06:30 13:09 17:33 19:38 20:56
Sun 3rd Apr 2 04:57 06:28 13:09 17:35 19:40 20:57
Mon 4th Apr 3 04:55 06:26 13:08 17:36 19:42 20:58
Tue 5th Apr 4 04:52 06:24 13:08 17:37 19:44 21:00
Wed 6th Apr 5 04:50 06:21 13:08 17:38 19:45 21:02
Thu 7th Apr 6 04:48 06:19 13:08 17:40 19:47 21:03
Fri 8th Apr 7 04:46 06:17 13:07 17:41 19:49 21:05
Sat 9th Apr 8 04:43 06:15 13:07 17:42 19:50 21:06
Sun 10th Apr 9 04:41 06:12 13:07 17:43 19:52 21:08
Mon 11th Apr 10 04:39 06:10 13:06 17:44 19:54 21:09
Tue 12th Apr 11 04:37 06:08 13:06 17:45 19:55 21:11
Wed 13th Apr 12 04:35 06:06 13:06 17:47 19:57 21:13
Thu 14th Apr 13 04:32 06:04 13:06 17:48 19:59 21:14
Fri 15th Apr 14 04:30 06:02 13:05 17:49 20:00 21:16
Sat 16th Apr 15 04:28 05:59 13:05 17:50 20:02 21:18
Sun 17th Apr 16 04:26 05:57 13:05 17:51 20:04 21:18
Mon 18th Apr 17 04:23 05:55 13:05 17:52 20:05 21:20
Tue 19th Apr 18 04:21 05:53 13:05 17:53 20:07 21:22
Wed 20th Apr 19 04:19 05:51 13:04 17:54 20:09 21:23
Thu 21st Apr 20 04:16 05:49 13:04 17:55 20:10 21:25
Fri 22nd Apr 21 04:14 05:47 13:04 17:56 20:12 21:27
Sat 23rd Apr 22 04:11 05:45 13:04 17:57 20:14 21:27
Sun 24th Apr 23 04:08 05:43 13:04 17:58 20:15 21:29
Mon 25th Apr 24 04:06 05:41 13:03 17:59 20:17 21:31
Tue 26th Apr 25 04:04 05:39 13:03 18:00 20:19 21:31
Wed 27th Apr 26 04:01 05:37 13:03 18:01 20:20 21:33
Thu 28th Apr 27 04:00 05:35 13:03 18:02 20:22 21:34
Fri 29th Apr 28 03:58 05:33 13:03 18:03 20:24 21:35
Sat 30th Apr 29 03:55 05:31 13:03 18:04 20:25 21:36
Sun 1st May 30 03:52 05:29 13:03 18:05 20:27 21:39

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