In this article, you’ll learn how to calculate the week number corresponding with a specific date in Microsoft Excel.To calculate the week number in Excel, we have in-built function WEEKNUM function.
What is WEEKNUM function?
We use this function to get the week number to date in Microsoft Excel.
For Example: – If we have 1st January, 2015 then week number will be 1.
Let’s take an example and understand:-
We have a date range in Excel worksheet, and we want to return week number for all dates.
To return the week number, follow below given steps:-
- Enter the formula in cell B7
- =WEEKNUM(select date cell then , select return type in numbers eg:- 1,2,3..)
Note: - Return type is optional, it is a number which indicates the day the week begins.
- Press Enter
- Copying down the formula from cell B7 to range B8:B12will get the desired result.
Note: – In this example, week is starting from the 1st day and Sunday.
In this way, we can easily return the week number to a date in Microsoft Excel.
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