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How to vlookup between two dates and return corresponding value in Excel?

Author: Xiaoyang Last Modified: 2020-04-21

Supposing you have a report of some projects schedule, now, you want to get the specific project of a given time which is between two given dates of the schedule. Take the following screenshot data for example, I would like to look up the given date 12/1/2019, if this date falls between the start dates and end dates within the report, then return its corresponding project name. This article, I will introduce the LOOKUP function to deal with this problem.

Vlookup between two dates and return corresponding value with formulas

Vlookup between two dates and return corresponding value with an amazing feature

Vlookup between two dates and return corresponding value with formulas

To get the relative value on which date falls between two dates, the below Lookup formula may help you. Please do as this:

1. Enter the below formula into a blank cell where you want to place the result:


Note: In the above formua:

  • B2:B8 is the range of start dates and C2:C8 is the end date range in your table;
  • the E2 is the given date which you want to get its corresponding value.

2. And then, drag the fill handle down to the cells to get the result you need. See screenshot:


  • If the date doesn’t exist, you will get an error value after typing this formula.
  • Here is another simple formula that also helps you:=LOOKUP(E2,$B$2:$C$8,$A$2:$A$8).

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Vlookup between two dates and return corresponding value with an amazing feature

If you don't want to remeber these painful formulas, Kutools for Excel's LOOKUP between Two Values feature can help you to solve this job as quickly as you need.

Tips:To apply this LOOKUP between Two Values feature, firstly, you should download the Kutools for Excel, and then apply the feature quickly and easily.

After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as this:

1. Click Kutools > Super Lookup > LOOKUP between Two Values, see screenshot:

2. In the LOOKUP between Two Values dialog box, please do the following operations:

  • Select the lookup value cells and output cells from the Lookup values and Output Range section;
  • Then, specify the corresponding items from the Data range section.

3. Then, click OK button, the matching records based on the given dates have been extracted as following screenshot shown:

Note: If you want to replace the error value when the date doesn’t exist with other specific text, please check Replace #N/A error value with a specified value option.

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May i know how to apply in multiple condition, for employee leave record.
Employee Number Leave Type Start Date End Date
11 AL 01dec23 11jan24
22 SL 11Jan24 12Jan24
11 SL 12JAn24 14Jan24
22 SL 14jan24 14jan24
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What if I have start dates and end dates for multiple projects that are being down simultaneously by different workers? How can I use the date and project to get the name of the worker?
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suppose x employee OT done in jan-22 & claim in feb-22, again in mar-22 try to claim ot agst jan-22, then how to track/stop claim twice/double OT date in excel by manually
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