How to calculate week ending date of the given dates/years in Excel?

In some cases, you may want to calculate the week ending date of the given dates for better tracking and supervising working missions. In this article, I introduce some tricks which can quickly calculate the week ending date of the give dates, or list all week ending dates of the given year in Excel.

Calculate week ending date of the date

List all week ending dates of the given year


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Below formula can help you to calculate the week ending date of the given date.

For instance, here we set Saturday as the ending date of a week, and please do as below:

Select a blank cell next to the date you want to calculate its week ending date, B6 for instance, and enter this formula =A6+7-WEEKDAY(A6), press Enter key, drag the fill handle down to the cells needed this formula. See screenshot:
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Tip: If you like to use Friday as week ending date, you just need to change 7 into 6 in the formula, if you like to use Sunday, change 7 into 8, and so on.


arrow blue right bubble List all week ending dates of the given year

If you want to list all week ending dates of a given year, for instance, to list all Saturdays of 2016, pleas do as below steps:

1. Select a blank cell, A2, and enter the year whose week ending dates you want to list. See screenshot:
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2. In the cell B2, enter this formula =DATE(A2,1,1)+7-WEEKDAY(DATE(A2,1,1)), A2 is the year you want to use, press Enter key, you can see the first week ending date of the year has been displayed. See screenshot:
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3. Go to C2, and enter this formula =IF(YEAR(B2+7)=$A$2,B2+7,""), and then drag autofill handle right to the cells to list all week ending dates of the year. See screenshot:
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Tips:

(1) The formula =IF(YEAR(B2+7)=$A$2,B2+7,"") will return 5-digits number instead of date. Please change the 5-digits number to date with selecting and clicking Home > Number Format > Short Date.

(2) If you want to list all Fridays of the year, change formula to =DATE(A2,1,1)+7-WEEKDAY(DATE(A2,1,2))


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    Guest · 2 months ago
    This formula is incorrect, it works fine until you get to the last day of the week and then it gives the end of the following week as the result.

    I'm not yet sure on a fix but have seen two versions of this basic formula on different threads and neither calculate correctly.
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    sara · 5 months ago
    How do I get week start - end of week on one excel cell
    I.e. 06 Jan - 12 Jan and so on to make a list of working weeks

    Thanks
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    gjdavis123 · 1 years ago
    Thanks for the formula. I have a Timesheet where I want the week ending date for Monday through Sunday to calculate as Friday's date of that week. I edited the formula as follows:

    =IF(C2<>"Sun",B2+6-WEEKDAY(B2),B1+6-WEEKDAY(B1))
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      Sunny · 1 years ago
      Sorry, Jeff Davis, I do not understand your question, can you take some examples for explain?