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How to round date to nearest month in Excel?

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For instance, you have a list of dates in Excel, and you want to round these dates to nearest month as below screenshot shown, do you have any solutions to solve? Here I will tell you a formula to quickly round date to nearest month as you need in Excel.
Round dates to nearest month

Add Days to Date (add days to a given date. There are dozens of usually used formulas in the Formula Helper.)

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To round dates to nearest month, a formula can solve it.

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Type this formula =MONTH(EOMONTH(A2,(DAY(A2)>15)+0)) into a cell, then press Enter key, and drag the autofill handle to the cells you need.

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Note:

In the above formula, A2 is the cell you want to round date to nearest month, and 15 indicates if the day number is greater than 15, then the nearest month is next month, and if in reverse, the nearest month is the current month. You can change them as you need.


Round (Rounding numbers, round down/up, round to even without formulas.)

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    Paul · 3 years ago
    Hi there,

    how can I do the above but with year?
    I have the following in bold would and need to see the following results:

    [b]22/07/2009 [/b] 01/01/2010
    [b]13/02/2006 [/b] 01/01/2007
    [b]19/04/2015 [/b] 01/01/2016

    please email a solution to the above.
    Thanks
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      zys · 1 years ago
      To round the date to first day of the month :


      =date-DAY(date)+1

      example:
      =B5-DAY(B5)+1