Sharjah Planetarium officials have announced that Ramadan is likely to begin on June 29,Sunday with daylight hours of about 13 hours and 45 minutes. The fasting period will be 15 hours and 15 minutes in UAE. By the end of the month, daylight hours will amount to 13 hours and 25 minutes and the fasting hours in the UAE will be reduced by about 20 minutes and it will be approximately 14 hours and 55 minutes.
The new moon of the month of Shawwal 1435 AH, which marks the end of Ramadan, will appear on Sunday, July 27, at 2.42am. The sun will set on that day at 7.05pm, so that Monday, July 28, will mark the beginning of Eid Al Fitr and the month of Shawwal.
With summer solstice on June 21st, which marked the onset of summer at UAE,the main challenge for those fasting while working outdoors is the summer heat. While in the northern parts of the globe, the main problem is the length of the daylight hours.Experts said Muslims should fast in moderation in such countries.