Dhul-Qadah 1, 1437 will be Friday, August 5, 2016. There were no authentic sighting reports on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 (Shawwal 29, 1437). As such, Shawwal will complete its cycle of 30 days and Dhul-Qadah will begin at Maghrib on Thursday, August 4, 2016. The 1st of Dhul-Qadah 1437 will be on Friday, August 5, 2016.

The Chicago Hilal Committee will meet on Friday, September 2, 2016 (Dhul-Qadah 29, 1437) to determine the start of Dhul-Hijjah. Dhul Hijjah 10th (Eid-ul-Adha) will be on either Monday, September 12th or Tuesday, September 13th.