How to find or get quarter from a given date in Excel?

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Supposing you have a list of dates in a column, and now you want to find and get the quarters from these dates as below screenshot shown, how can you quickly handle it in Excel? This article is going to introduce the tricks on deal with this job.
Find and get quarter from date by formula
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Find and get quarter from date by formula

To get the quarters from the given dates, you can use formula.

1. Select a blank cell which next to the date, here I select C1, and type this formula =ROUNDUP(MONTH(A1)/3,0) into it, then press Enter key to get the relative quarter.

Tip: A1 is the date you need to get quarter from, and you can change it to your need.

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If you need, you can drag the autofill handle down to the cells to apply this formula.
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Note:

You also can use this formula ="Quarter"&ROUNDUP(MONTH(A1)/3,0) to get this You also can use this formula ="Quarter"&ROUNDUP(MONTH(A1)/3,0) to get this result:
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Find and get date/month/year from date by Kutools for Excel

If you have Kutools for Excel, you can use the Apply Date Formatting utility to quickly convert date to any date formatting as you need.

Kutools for Excel, with more than 300 handy functions, makes your jobs more easier. 

After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:(Free Download Kutools for Excel Now!)

1. You had better save a copy of the dates first, and then select the dates you want to convert and click Kutools > Format > Apply Date Formatting. See screenshot:
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2. In the Apply Date Formatting dialog, select the date formatting you need from the Date formatting list, and you can preview in the Preview pane. See screenshot:
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3. Click Ok, and then the select dates have been converted the date formatting as you need.

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    Matt · 1 months ago
    I don't think this formula is correct, =INT((MONTH(A1)/4)+1), when I try that formula on July 2020 dates, it says that it is in Q2... it is Q3... why?
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      Sunny · 1 months ago
      Thanks for you remiand, I have remove this incorrect formula, thanks again.
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    MEJones · 8 months ago
    how would I get it to return the quarter in this format 3Q19 where 19 is the year. I can get the 3Q just not sure how to get the year
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      sal · 6 months ago
      You could always just do =RIGHT(text,2)
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      Sunny · 8 months ago
      Hi, Melissa Jones, I do not understand you question, could you upload a screenshot on decribing your desire result?
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    Pfuell · 9 months ago
    Thank you very much, it help me a lot!
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    Michael Micky Avidan · 3 years ago
    Here is a slightly shorter formula:
    =INT((MONTH(A2)/4)+1)
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    Michael Micky Avidan · 3 years ago
    You may want to check a slightly shorter formula:
    =INT((MONTH(A1)+2)/3)