According to calculations of the Sharjah Planetarium, the Holy Month of Ramadan is likely to begin on Thursday, 18 June.
According to Gulf News, the official agency WAM reported that Ibrahim Al Jarwan, General-Supervisor at the Sharjah Planetarium, predicts that Eid al-Fitr will be on Friday, 17 July (the first of Shawwal).
Daylight fasting periods are expected to last between 13 hours and 45 minutes and 15 hours and 15 minutes, where no food, drinks or any other substances (including cigarettes and chewing gum) may pass the lips. In a report by Gulf News, Al Jarwan said average temperatures are expected to reach 41 degrees during the day and 26 degrees at night.
Don’t miss our Ahlan! Ramadan Guide 2015 for all the best Iftars, Suhours and activities when it hits shelves on 18 June.