Daily prayers when daylight is only 2 hours

Reference: Sharh ‘Umdatil-Fiqh – Tape No.8, Question No.11

Question: What should one do when the day is only 2 hours long, as this occurs in some European countries? How should the times for prayer be estimated?

Response: This issue was presented to the Fiqh Assembly, and they issued their guidance on it, saying that [the people in those countries] should pray according to the [timing of the prayers in the] nearest country to them.

Abu 'Abdullaah

About Abu 'Abdullaah

- from London, UK. He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004.