YEAR function in Excel

Excel Date and Time Functions return a dynamic date or time in a cell.

How to calculate nth day of year in Excel

To get the nth day of year based on a given date, you can use a formula based on the DATE and YEAR functions. Formula =date-DATE(YEAR(date),1,0) Explanation In the example shown, the formula in C5 is: =B4-DATE(YEAR(B4),1,0) With the date “June 1, 2016” in cell B4, the formula returns 153, since June 1st is the 153rd day… read more »

How to get year from date in Excel

If you need to extract the year from a date, you can use the YEAR function. Formula =YEAR(date) Explanation In the generic form of the formula above, the date  must be in a form that Excel recognizes as a valid date. How the formula works The YEAR function takes just one argument, the date from… read more »

How to determine year is a leap year in Excel

If you want to test whether the year of a certain date is a leap year, you can use a formula that uses the MONTH, YEAR, and DATE functions. Formula =MONTH(DATE(YEAR(date),2,29))=2 Explanation In the example shown, the formula in cell C5 is: =MONTH(DATE(YEAR(B5),2,29))=2 How the formula works The core of this formula is the DATE… read more »

Convert date to Julian format in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Convert date to Julian format in Excel using example below. If you need to convert a date to a Julian date format in Excel, you can do so by building a formula that uses the TEXT, YEAR, and DATE functions. Formula =YEAR(date)&TEXT(date-DATE(YEAR(date),1,0),”000″) Explanation Background “Julian date format” refers to a… read more »

Get fiscal year from date in Excel

To get a fiscal year from a date, you can use a formula based on the YEAR and MONTH functions. Formula =YEAR(date)+(MONTH(date)>=startmonth) Explanation In the example shown, the formula in D5 is: =YEAR(B5)+(MONTH(B5)>=C5) How this formula works By convention a fiscal year is denoted by the year in which it ends. So, if a fiscal… read more »

Calculate retirement date in Excel

If you need to calculate retirement date in Excel, then this tutorials is for you. To calculate a retirement date based on a birth date, you can use the EDATE function. See example below; Formula =EDATE(A1,12*60) Explanation In the example shown, the formula in D6 is: =EDATE(C6,12*60) How this formula works The EDATE function is fully automatic, and will… read more »

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… read more »

Excel Data validation date in specific year

Using the example below, this tutorial shows how to create  Data validation date in specific year in Excel. Formula =YEAR(A1)=2016 Explanation Note: Excel has several built-in data validation rules for dates. This page explains how to create a your own validation rule based on a custom formula in case you want or need more control and flexibility…. read more »

Excel Date & Time Functions Example

To enter a date in Excel, use the “/” or “-” characters. To enter a time, use the “:” (colon). You can also enter a date and a time in one cell. Note: Dates are in US Format. Months first, Days second. This type of format depends on your windows regional settings. Learn more about Date and Time formats. Year,… read more »

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