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

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
Get and find quarter from given date by Kutools for Excel
Convert date to qurter format by Kutools for Excel

#### 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.

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

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:

#### Get and find quarter from given date by Kutools for Excel

If you are not familiar with formula, you can use the Convert date to quarter feature of Kutools for Excel to quickly get the corresponding quarter of the date.

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After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:

1. Select a cell which will place the quarter number based on the date, then click Kutools > Formula Helper > Date & Time > Convert date to quarter.

2. In the Formulas Helper dialog, in the Date section, click the browse button to choose a date cell, or you can directly type a date in m/d/yyyy format. Then click Ok.

Tip: in default, the cell reference will be displayed as absolute in the formula, for using the formula to other cells by auto fill handle, you can change it to relative in Date section.

Now the quarter of first date has been gotten, then drag auto fill handle over cells to apply this formula as you need.

#### Convert date to qurter format 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.

After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:

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:

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:

3. Click Ok, and then the select dates have been converted the date formatting as you need.

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Convert date to quarter not excit in kutools
can you help ?
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If you've installed Kutools for Excel, the "convert date to quarter" operation can be accessed through the steps mentioned in the last two methods above. If you're unable to locate the feature, please share a screenshot of your Excel ribbon, and I'll assist you further. Thanks!
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What if your companies fiscal year runs Nov 1st to Oct31 with Nov, Dec, Jan being Q1??
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Hi, Mike, you can try this formula:
``=IFS(ROUNDUP((MONTH(A14)-1)/3,0)=4,1,ROUNDUP((MONTH(A14)-1)/3,0)=1,2,ROUNDUP((MONTH(A14)-1)/3,0)=2,3,ROUNDUP((MONTH(A14)-1)/3,0)=3,4,ROUNDUP((MONTH(A14)-1)/3,0)=0,1)``

A14 is the cell that you want to get quater from.
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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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Thanks for you remiand, I have remove this incorrect formula, thanks again.
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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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You could always just do =RIGHT(text,2)
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Hi, Melissa Jones, I do not understand you question, could you upload a screenshot on decribing your desire result?
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Thank you very much, it help me a lot!
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Here is a slightly shorter formula: =INT((MONTH(A2)/4)+1)
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You may want to check a slightly shorter formula: =INT((MONTH(A1)+2)/3)
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