While working with dates and times, we may get the need to count the time values between two given time values. In this article, we will see how can we use COUNTIF function to count times between a given range.
How to solve the problem?
For this article we will be required to use the COUNTIFS function of course. If we are given time values in a range and specific two time values as criteria, we need to count the time values which lay between the two given times.
Range : time values given in as range
Sta_time : start time value reference
End_time : end time value
Example: Count Time values between start time and end time inclusive
All of these might be confusing to understand. So, let's test this formula via counting times in an example.
Here we have the time records and we need to find the time values lying in between the given start and end time or return the count rows where the time value is between 9:00 to 10:30 time values
Firstly, we need to define the named range for time range as range. Just select the time values and type the name (range) for the range in the top left corner as shown in the snapshot below..
Now we will use the following formula to get the count of times which lays in between 9:00 to 10:30 as given time values.
Use the Formula:
range : named range used for birth date values D3:D11.
F4 : start time value given as cell reference.
G4 : end time value given as cell reference.
Here the sta_time & end_time is given as cell reference and time range is given as cell reference. Press Enter to get the count.
As you can see the total time values between 9:00 to 10:30 (including both) comes out to be 4.
You can check which time values lie between the range using the excel filter option. Apply the filter to the time header and click the arrow button which appears. Then select Number filters > Between
A dialog box appears. Type the two time values and check other conditions also as shown below
After clicking OK, the time values will be filtered as shown below.
As you can see all the 4 time values which lays between the given time values. This also means the formula works fine to get the count of these time values
Here are some observational notes shown below.
Hope this article about how to Count time values from range by month Excel is explanatory. Find more articles on COUNTIFS functions here.
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