Monday, August 13, 2018

#IslamicCalendar cycle is #33 years

Islamic calendar goes by the moon cycle and it doesn't have lep years so for it to make a full cycle for days to land on each other takes 33 years.

"Even though the Islamic calendar year does not match up with the length of a solar year, it does not feature a correction mechanism like leap days in the Gregorian calendar to make up for the deviation. For each year that passes, Islamic dates fall on earlier dates in the Gregorian calendar. It takes 33 years until the Hijri year has cycled through a full Gregorian year and a given Islamic date again falls on the same Gregorian date"

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