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DAY function: Description, Usage, Syntax, Examples and Explanation

What is DAY function in Excel? DAY function is one of Date and Time functions in Microsoft Excel that returns the day of a date, represented by a serial number. The day is given as an integer ranging from 1 to 31. Syntax of DAY function DAY(serial_number) The DAY function syntax has the following arguments: Serial_number: The date of the day you are…

How to calculate nth day of week in month in Excel

To get the nth day if week in a month (i.e. the first Tuesday, third Tuesday, forth Thursday, etc.) you can use a formula based on the DAY and WEEKDAY functions. Formula =date-DAY(date)+1+n*7-WEEKDAY(date-DAY(date)+8-dow) Note:  Day of week is abbreviated “dow” in the generic form of the formula. This is a number between 1 (Sunday) and 7 (Saturday) which can be changed…

Get week number from date in Excel

If you need to get the week number from the day from a date, you can use the WEEKNUM function. The date must be in a form that Excel recognizes as a valid date. Note: The WEEKNUM function takes two arguments, a date, and, optionally, an argument called return_type, which controls the scheme used to calculate the week number. Formula =WEEKNUM(date)…

How to generate series of dates increment by 1 year from a single start date in Excel

If need to generate a dynamic series of dates with a formula that increase by one year from a single start date, you can do so with a formula that uses the DAY, MONTH, YEAR, and DATE functions. Formula =DATE(YEAR(date)+1,MONTH(date),DAY(date)) Explanation In the example, B6 is the hard-coded start date and the formula in B7 is: =DATE(YEAR(B6)+1,MONTH(B6),DAY(B6)) To solve this…

Display Days in month in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Display Days in month in Excel using example below. To get the number of days in a given month from a date, you can use a formula based on the EOMONTH and DAY functions. Formula =DAY(EOMONTH(date,0)) Explanation In the example shown, the formula in cell B5 is: =DAY(EOMONTH(B5,0)) How this formula works The DAY function…

Get day from date in Excel

This tutorial show how to Get day from date in Excel using the example below. If you need to extract the day from a date, you can use the DAY function. Formula =DAY(date) Explanation of how this formula works In the generic form of the formula above, the date must be in a form that Excel recognizes as a valid date.…

Add years to date in Excel

If you need to add years to date in Excel then this tutorials is for you. See the example below . To add a given number of years to a date, you can use a formula based on the DATE function, with help from the YEAR, MONTH, and DAY functions. Formula =DATE(YEAR(date)+years,MONTH(date),DAY(date)) Note: if you need to add an “even” multiple…