## How to calculate months between dates in Excel

To calculate months between two dates as a whole number, you can use the DATEDIF function. Formula =DATEDIF(start_date,end_date,”m”) Explanation In the example shown, the formula in D6 is: =DATEDIF(B6,C6,”m”) Note that the DATEDIF automatically rounds down. To round up to the nearest month, see below. The mystery of DATEDIF The DATEDIF function is a “compatibility” …