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How to calculate / get day of the year in Excel?

Have you ever tried to calculate a specific date falls on which day of the year's 365 days in Excel? For example, the date of today is 2014/12/11, and I want to know which day of today within the 365days a year. In this article, I will talk about an easy formula to deal with it.

Calculate / get day of the year in Excel with formula


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Unfortunately, there is no direct function for us to calculate the specific day of a year, but you can apply the following simple formula to solve this task.

1. Enter this formula: =A2-DATE(YEAR(A2),1,0) into a blank cell, see screenshot:

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Tip: A2 contains the date that you want to calculate the day of the year, you can change it to your need.

2. Then press Enter key, and you will get the day of the specific date within the year.

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    Khan · 1 years ago
    Thanks a lot! Simple and powerful ;)