# How to Count cells between dates in Excel

In this article, we will learn about how to Count cells between dates using COUNTIFS in Excel.

The COUNTIFS function gets the count dates that meet multiple criteria.
Syntax:

=COUNTIFS(Range ,">=" & date1, Range, "<=" & date2)

Range : Set of values
& : operator used to concatenate other operator.
Let’s understand this function using it an example.

Here we have a list of dates from A2 : A245 named “Dates”.
We need to find count the fields which matches dates between the dates.

Use the Formula in E2 cell.

=COUNTIFS(Dates, ">=" & C2, Dates, "<=" & D2)

As you can see the formula to find the dates between the dates worked and it gives the output 20. That means there are 20 cells which have dates between 1/1/2019 & 2/27/2019.

Now the formula for E3 cell.

=COUNTIFS(Dates,">="&C3, Dates,"<="&D3)

The formula returns 60. So,there are 60 dates between 2/18/2019 & 8/16/2019.

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