Crescent Moon Visibility of Jumada Al-Ula 1438 AH

The crescent visibility map below for Jumada Al-Ula 1438 shows that moon will be born on 28 January 2017 at 00:07 GMT/UT, but it will not be visible by the naked-eye anywhere in the UK/Morocco region on that date. However, on 29 January 2017 the moon will be easily visible in all countries of the world. Hence, the month of Jumada Al-Ula is most likely to start from 30 January 2017, InshaAllah.

Visibility Map for Jumada Al-Ula 1438 AH (a)

Visibility Map for Jumada Al-Ula 1438 AH (b)

When to Observe the Crescent Moon of Jumada Al-Ula 1438 AH

Please look for the Hilal of Jumada Al-Ula 1438 AH on 28 January 2017 (29th Rabi-ul Thani) after sunset from the western horizon as per Sunnah and report your results (positive or negative) via our website Observation Report Form.

Results of Crescent Moon Observations for Jumada Al-Ula 1438 AH

28 January 2017
United Kingdom

York

Not seen after sunset: On 28 January 2017, ICOUK member Eng Qamar Uddin from York City in the North Yorkshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye.

Eng Qamar Uddin commented: “The western horizon was partly cloudy with some clear patches, but Hilal was not seen”.


Dewsbury

Not seen after sunset: On 28 January 2017, ICOUK member Hafiz Dr Ayyub Patel from Dewsbury City in the West Yorkshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Totally cloudy, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye.

Hafiz Dr Ayyub Patel commented: “Totally cloudy and rainy. Could not see anything”.


Croydon

Not seen after sunset: On 28 January 2017, ICOUK member Shaykh Sulayman Gani from Croydon City in the Surrey County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Totally cloudy, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye.

Shaykh Sulayman Gani commented: “I was not at a good location . I did not have a good view of the Western horizon. Today was totally cloudy . Also we had rainfall before sunset here in South London (Thornton Heath) ”.


29 January 2017
United Kingdom

York

Not seen after sunset: On 29 January 2017, ICOUK member Eng Qamar Uddin from York City in the North Yorkshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Totally cloudy, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye.

Eng Qamar Uddin commented: “It was fairly sunny during the day, but became totally cloudy after sunset so the hilal wasn't seen”.


Croydon

Not seen after sunset: On 29 January 2017, ICOUK member Shaykh Sulayman Gani from Croydon City in the Surrey County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Totally cloudy, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye.

Shaykh Sulayman Gani commented: “The Western horizon was totally cloudy [in Thornton Heath].
The hilal could not be sighted ”.


Announcement for start of Jumada Al-Ula 1438 AH

On Saturday 28 January 2017 (29th Rabi-ul Thani 1438 AH) the Hilal of Jumada Al-Ula 1438 was not sighted in the UK/Morocco region. We have also received a negative sighting report from Morocco Awqaf Ministry by fax.

Therefore, the month of Rabi-ul Thani 1438 AH will complete 30-days and the month of Jumada Al-Ula 1438 AH will start from Monday 30th January 2017, Insha-Allah.

Note that Saudi Arabia do not normally make any official Hilal Sighting announcement from Safar to Shaban.