Crescent Moon Visibility of Shawwal 1442 AH

The crescent visibility map below for Shawwal 1442 shows that the moon will be born on 11 May 2021 at 19:00 GMT/UT, but it will not be visible by the naked-eye anywhere in the UK to Morocco region (or anywhere in the whole world) on that date. However, on 12 May 2021, the moon may not be seen in the UK (by the naked eye) but it is likely to be seen in the West African countries, including Morocco (Dakhla). Hence, the month of Shawwal is most likely to start from 13 May 2021, InShaAllah. Note that there will be a total lunar eclipse on 26 May 2021 across Australia to the Americas (bypassing the UK).

Visibility Map for Shawwal 1442 AH (a)

Visibility Map for Shawwal 1442 AH (b)

When to Observe the Crescent Moon of Shawwal 1442 AH

Please look for the Hilal of Shawwal 1442 AH on 12 & 13 May 2021 (29th Ramadan and the next day) after sunset from the western horizon and report your results (positive or negative) via our website Observation Report Form. [Photo Competition]

Results of Crescent Moon Observations for Shawwal 1442 AH

No observation reports available

Announcement for start of Shawwal 1442 AH

No Announcements available

Note that Saudi Arabia normally make their Shawwal announcement on their SPA ( website.