## How to sort date by day of week in Excel?

If you have a list of date, and you want to sort them by the day of a week as shown as below, how can you solve this problem? Here I tell you a quick way to sort them by day of week in Excel.

Sort date by weekday

#### Sort date by weekday

For sorting date by weekday in Excel, you need to create a help column to get the weekday first, then apply Sort function.

1. Select a cell adjacent to the date data, and type this formula =WEEKDAY(A1) into it, and press Enter button, then drag the Auto Fill to apply this formula to the range you need. See screenshot:

2. Then select Column B, and click Data, and select the sort order you want. See screenshot:

3. In the Sort Warning dialog, check Expand the selection option and click Sort. See screenshot:

Now, you can see the dates are sorted by weekday.

Tips:

1. The above formula can help you sort date by weekday from Sunday to Saturday, if you want to sort weekday from Monday to Sunday, you can use this formula =WEEKDAY(A2,2).

2. You can remove the help column if you do not need it any more.

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