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Tamil Calendar 2018 Online – Download Tamil Calendar 2018


Tamil Calendar 2018 followed in Tamil Nadu is provided by the Dinamalar Newspaper. The 2018 Tamil calendar contains important festivals in Tamil Nadu and uses Tamil language to mention Nakshatram, Tithi fasting datesand festival details. This Tamil calendar of 2018 is not in pdf format. But you can save the webpage and use it.

You can visit the newspaper website and download it here - Tamil Calendar 2018 online

Tamil calendar is lunisolar calendar. Neighboring states of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka have pure Lunar calendar. Like Tamil Nadu, Kerala also follows Lunisolar calendar.

The Tamil calendar has a 60-year cycle. Each of the years in the Tamil Calendar bears a special name. It is believed by Tamilians that the name of the year would provide a clue as to trajectory of the destiny of the Tamil would take in the course of the year.


Like the Gregorian calendar, the Tamil calendar also consists of 12 months, although the number of days in a month could vary from one year to another. The names of the months are:
  1. Chithirai (mid April to mid May)
  2. Vaikasi (mid May to mid June)
  3. Aani (mid June to mid July)
  4. Aadi (mid July to mid August)
  5. Aavani (mid August to mid September)
  6. Puratassi (mid Sept to mid October)
  7. Aipassi (mid Oct to mid November)
  8. Kartikai (mid Nov to mid Dec)
  9. Margazhi (mid December to mid January)
  10. Thai (mid Jan to mid Feb)
  11. Masi (mid February to mid March)
  12. Panguni (mid March to mid April)