## How to round date to previous or next specific weekday in Excel?

Sometimes, you may need to get the previous or next specific weekday such as Sunday based on a date as left screenshot shown. Here this tutorial provides two formulas for handling this job easily in Excel.
Round date to next specific weekday
Round date to previous specific weekday

#### Round date to next Specific weekday

For example, here to get the next Sunday of the dates in column A

1. Select a cell which you want to place the next Sunday date, then paste or enter below formula:

=IF(MOD(A2-1,7)>7,A2+7-MOD(A2-1,7)+7,A2+7-MOD(A2-1,7))

2. Then press Enter key to get the first next Sunday, which is displayed as a 5-digit number, then drag auto fill down to get all results.

3. Then keep the formula cells selected, press Ctrl + 1 keys to display the Format Cells dialog, then under Number tab, select Date and choose one date type from right list as you need. Click OK.

Now the formula results have been shown in date format.

For getting next other weekday, please use below formulas:

 Weekday Formula Sunday =IF(MOD(A2-1,7)>7,A2+7-MOD(A2-1,7)+7,A2+7-MOD(A2-1,7)) Saturday =IF(MOD(A2-1,7)>6,A2+6-MOD(A2-1,7)+7,A2+6-MOD(A2-1,7)) Friday =IF(MOD(A2-1,7)>5,A2+5-MOD(A2-1,7)+7,A2+5-MOD(A2-1,7)) Thursday =IF(MOD(A2-1,7)>4,A2+4-MOD(A2-1,7)+7,A2+4-MOD(A2-1,7)) Wednesday =IF(MOD(A1-1,7)>3,A1+3-MOD(A1-1,7)+7,A1+3-MOD(A1-1,7)) ;Tuesday =IF(MOD(A1-1,7)>2,A1+2-MOD(A1-1,7)+7,A1+2-MOD(A1-1,7)) Monday =IF(MOD(A1-1,7)>1,A1+1-MOD(A1-1,7)+7,A1+1-MOD(A1-1,7))

#### Round date to previous Specific weekday

For example, here to get the previous Sunday of the dates in column A

1. Select a cell which you want to place the next Sunday date, then paste or enter below formula:

=A2-WEEKDAY(A2,2)

2. Then press Enter key to get the first next Sunday, then drag auto fill down to get all results.

If you want to change the date format, keep the formula cells selected, press Ctrl + 1 keys to display the Format Cells dialog, then under Number tab, select Date and choose one date type from right list as you need. Click OK.

Now the formula results have been shown in date format.

For getting previous other weekday, please use below formulas:

 Weekday Formula Sunday =A2-WEEKDAY(A2,2) Saturday =IF(WEEKDAY(A2,2)>6,A2-WEEKDAY(A2,1),A2-WEEKDAY(A2,2)-1) Friday =IF(WEEKDAY(A2,2)>5,A2-WEEKDAY(A2,2)+5,A2-WEEKDAY(A2,2)-2) Thursday =IF(WEEKDAY(A2,2)>4,A2-WEEKDAY(A2,2)+4,A2-WEEKDAY(A2,2)-3) Wednesday =IF(WEEKDAY(A2,2)>3,A2-WEEKDAY(A2,2)+3,A2-WEEKDAY(A2,2)-4) ;Tuesday =IF(WEEKDAY(A2,2)>2,A2-WEEKDAY(A2,2)+2,A2-WEEKDAY(A2,2)-5) Monday =IF(WEEKDAY(A2,2)>1,A2-WEEKDAY(A2,2)+1,A2-WEEKDAY(A2,2)-6)

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