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How to add or sum times over 24 hours in Excel?

Author: Siluvia Last Modified: 2020-04-27

Normally, when adding or summing times in Excel, you will get the finally calculated result within 24 hours as the left screenshot shown. How about adding or summing times over 24 hours to display the real result? This article can help you.

Add or sum times over 24 hours by changing the format of result cell


Add or sum times over 24 hours by changing the format of result cell

You just need to change the format of result cell to achieve it. Please do as follows.

1. After summing the times, select and right click the result cell, then select Format Cells from the right-clicking menu. See screenshot:

2. In the Format Cells dialog box, go to the Number tab, select Custom in the Category box, then enter [HH]:MM or [HH]:MM:SS into the Type box, and finally click the OK button. See screenshot:

Now the result of summing times is displayed over 24 hours as below screenshot shown.

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Hi,

I have these 2 time stamps. the sum of working hours is over 24h.

11/1/2023 7:33:46
11/2/2023 8:55:07


To calculate total hours I use formula: WORKDAY(F1,H1)+MOD(H1-F1,-1) but then if it is over 24h it calculates as 1:21:21

Any help to fix this is appriciated :)
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Can anyone please explain what ;@ added to a custom time format does to the format?
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It works... Thanks
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Kindly help me total up times for my Log Book. The monthly hours need to be added upto the totals. Monthly hours go upto a maximum of 90:00 hrs and Total is in the 10s of Thousands. Eg 14928:22.
Please help
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Hi Philip Cherian,
The method in this post can also help to solve the problem you mentioned.
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Danke für den Hinweis. :-)Thank you so much!
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