What year is it? – Current Year today

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This year is…

2023

Today’s date

Thursday, February 02, 2023

Days – 2023:

  • The current year 2023 has 365 days.
  • The current day number: 33 (of 365)
  • There are 332 days remaining in this year 2023.

Weeks – 2023:

  • The current week: Monday, January 30 – Sunday, February 05, 2023
  • The year 2023 has 52 weeks
  • The current week number: 05 (of 52)

Months – 2023:

  • The year 2023 (like all years) has 12 months
  • The current month’s month number is 02

2023 in Roman Numbers:

  • The current year 2023 in roman numbers: MMXXIII

Gregorian calendar – the modern day calendar

The current year is 2023 and today’s date (according to the Gregorian calendar) is Thursday, February 02, 2023.

If you encounter AD or CE in front of, or after a year, it is referencing the Gregorian calendar.

  • AD stands for “Anno Domini” (Latin for “In the year of our Lord”)
  • and CE stands for Common Era, the same as AD but without any religious connotations.

The Gregorian calendar is considered the most widely used official calendar worldwide.

The gregorian calendar was created in 1582 by Pope Gregory XIII, replacing the Julian calendar. It is a solar-based calendar with 365 days in a regular year and 366 days in leap years.

Related post about leap years: Leap Year List – When Is the Next Leap Year?

The next leap year is 2024.

The Gregorian calendar has 12 months, and each month has its own set of days.

Today’s month number: 02

The months are listed below:

  • January (31 days)
  • February (28/29 days in a leap year)
  • March (31 days)
  • April (30 days)
  • May(31 days)
  • June(30 days)
  • July(31 days)
  • August( 31 days)
  • September (30 days)
  • October(31 days)
  • November (30 days )
  • December (31 days).

Related post: Months of the Year – The Numbers and Order of the 12 Months

Today’s date, according to the Gregorian calendar, is: Thursday, February 02, 2023.

The day number is 33 (of 365)

The new year starts on January 1 and ends on December 31 of each year. The first day of the new year is celebrated in many countries around the world. It is also known as New Year’s Day and marks the beginning of the Gregorian year.

What year is it according to other calendars?

Julian calendar

The Julian calendar is almost the same as the Gregorian calendar, it’s just about 13 days behind.

This is because Julian calendar has leap years every four years, while in the Gregorian calendar, leap years happen every four years except for centuries that are not divisible by 400.

Leap year rules - how to calculate if a year is a leap year
Leap years calculated according the Gregorian calendar

Meaning the Julian calendar has three too many leap days every 400 years.

You wouldn’t think that one exception would be very significant, but it makes the Julian year 11 minutes and 14 seconds longer than the Gregorian one making Julian calendar about 13 days behind the Gregorian calendar.

Holocene calendar

According to the Holocene calendar, the 2023 AD is 12 023 HE.

The Holocene calendar is calculated based on the start of the Human Era (HE) as its epoch.

Chinese calendar

According to the Chinese calendar, 2023 is a year of a rabbit.

The Chinese New Year marks the start of a new year according to the Chinese calendar, and this year 2023 falls on January 22, 2023.

The Chinese New Year starts at the second new moon after the winter solstice – which appears between late January and February.

The Chinese calendar also includes a 60-year cycle with 12 animal signs associated with them: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig.

Each animal corresponds to one year in the cycle. This year 2023, will be a year of a Rabbit.

You might also like: Moon Phase Calendar – Cute & Free Printable 2023 Lunar Calendar

Hebrew calendar – What year is it in the Hebrew calendar?

According to the Hebrew calendar, the year is 5783.

The Hebrew calendar (also known as the Jewish calendar) is a lunisolar calendar, which considers both the moon and the sun.

The new year, or Rosh Hashanah, marks the start of a new Hebrew year.

Islamic calendar – What year is it according to the Hijri calendar?

According to the Islamic calendar (also known as Hijri calendar), the year is 1444.

The Islamic calendar is based on a lunar cycle and considers only the moon’s phases.

The new Islamic year 1445 starts on July 19, 2023.

Buddhist calendar – What year is it in Thailand?

According to the Buddhist calendar, the current year in Thailand is 2566 BE (Buddhist Era).

The easy way to calculate the Buddhist year is by adding 543 to current year 2023 CE (Common Era).

Example: Year 2023 CE (Common Era) is 543 + 2023 = 2566 BE (Buddhist Era).

Used mainly in mainland Southeast Asian countries, this traditional calendar (based on lunisolar calendars) is used to calculate traditional holidays and other important days.

Byzantine calendar

According to the Byzantine calendar, the year 2023 is 7531 AM (Anno Mundi).

The Byzantine calendar is a lunisolar calendar with origins in Roman and Jewish traditions. It was also the official calendar of the Byzantine Empire, and the Eastern Orthodox Church used it from the year 691 A.D. to 1728

It counts years since the creation of the world – assumed to have occurred on September 1, 5509 BC making this year 7531 (until September 1, 2023) and 7532 from September 1, 2023.

What is Unix time?

The Unix time (also known as POSIX or UNIX Epoch Time) is the number of seconds that have passed since January 1, 1970, 0:00 UTC.

UTC = Coordinated Universal Time – The global benchmark for determining the passage of time and coordinating clocks around the entire world.

Unix epoch time is used in computing to keep track of f.ex. “events,” like when a file was modified or when a user accessed a system. It allows computers to keep track of dates and times without manual input.

Fun fact: In the movie Jumanji (1995), the character Alan was stuck in a board game for 26 years, and after he was freed, he asked two children: what year is it? You might have seen a meme of the scene – if not, check it out from here.

Conclusion:

When I first bumped into people searching for information about “What year is it?” I was a bit confused. Are you guys time travelers? 😀 And if you are, the year is 2023.

Kidding aside – you were likely looking for information about different calendars and other such things. And if that’s the case, I hope you found what you were looking for in this article.

So what year is it?

It is currently year 2023

Is the year 2023 a leap year?

The year 2023 is not a leap year. 
The next five leap years are 2024, 2028, 2032, 2036, and 2040.
RELATED POST: Leap Year List – When Is the Next Leap Year?

What year is it in Chinese calendar 2023?

According to the Chinese calendar, 2023 is a year of a rabbit.

What year is it according to the Hebrew calendar?

According to the Hebrew calendar, the year is 5783.

What year is it according to the Islamic calendar?

According to the Islamic calendar (also known as Hijri calendar), the year is 1444.

What year is it in Thailand

Thailand uses the Buddhist calendar, and the current year is 2566 BE (Buddhist Era).

Year at a glance one-page calendar for 2023 (Sunday-Saturday)

Here are images of 2023 calendar. Calendar weeks: Sunday-Saturday

2023 Calendar (Sunday-starting Weeks)

2023 Calendar with week numbers - Sunday-starting weeks
2023 Calendar with week numbers – Sunday-starting weeks

DOWNLOAD Yearly calendars 2023 from this post: 2023 Calendar Printable – Cute & Free 2023 Yearly Calendar Templates

Year at a glance one-page calendar for 2023 (Monday-Sunday)

Here are images of 2023 calendar. Calendar weeks: Monday-Sunday

2023 Calendar (Monday-starting Weeks)

2023 Calendar with week numbers - Monday-starting weeks
2023 Calendar with week numbers – Monday-starting weeks

DOWNLOAD Yearly calendars 2023 from this post: 2023 Calendar Printable – Cute & Free 2023 Yearly Calendar Templates


Day numbers by year

2020 | 2021 | 2022 | 2023 | 2024 | 2025 | 2026 | 2027 | 2028 | 2029 | 2030

week numbers by year:

2020 | 2021 | 2022 | 2023 | 2024 | 2025 | 2026 | 2027 | 2028 | 2029 | 2030

In need of printable yearly calendars?

You can find year-at-a-glance printable calendars from these posts. There are multiple aesthetic designs and also one-page calendars with holidays and with week numbers.

Looking for monthly calendars to print out

If you’re looking for free aesthetic calendar designs by month, you might like my printable calendars. There are multiple designs and all calendars come with dates.