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How to format dates to uppercase months in Excel?

This article provides some methods to help you format dates to uppercase months in Excel. Please do as follows.

Format dates to uppercase months with formulas

Format dates to uppercase months with Kutools for Excel

One click to convert mm.dd.yyyy or other date format to mm/dd/yyyy format in Excel

Click Kutools > Content > Convert to Date. The Kutools for Excel's Convert to Date utility helps you easily convert mm.dd.yyyy format (such as 01.12.2015) or Thursday, September 11, 2014 or other special date format to dd/mm/yyyy format in Excel. See below screenshot:

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arrow blue right bubble Format dates to uppercase months with formulas

You can apply the following formula to format dates to uppercase months in Excel.

1. Select a blank cell (C2) besides the date cell you need to format to uppercase month, enter formula =UPPER(TEXT(A2,"mmm")) into the Formula Bar, and then press the Enter key. See screenshot:

Then you will get the abbreviation of month in uppercase.

2. Keep selecting cell C2, drag the Fill Handle down until all dates are formatted to uppercase months. See screenshot:


1. If you need to format dates to uppercase months with the year number, please apply this formula =UPPER(TEXT(A2,"mmm YY")). See screenshot:

2. To get the uppercase month with full name, please apply this formula: =UPPER(TEXT(A2,"mmmm")).

arrow blue right bubble Format dates to uppercase months with Kutools for Excel

The Apply Date Formatting utility of Kutools for Excel can help you easily format dates to any kind of date formatting based on your need. Please do as follows.

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1. Select the date cells you want to format to uppercase months, then click Kutools > Format > Apply Date Formatting. See screenshot:

2. In the Apply Date Formatting dialog box, specify the proper date format in the Date formatting box, and then click the OK button.

Then you can see the selected dates are formatted to month or month and year number as below screenshot shown.

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