How to list all days as date in a specified month in Excel?

In many cases, you may list all days in a specified month with the Fill Series function in Excel. But it is no easy to count the number of cells which exactly equal to the number of days in a month. This article will show you an easy way to exactly list all days as date in a specified month in Excel.

List all days as date in a specified month with formula


List all days as date in a specified month with formula


The following formula will help you to exactly list all days as date in a specified month in Excel. Please do as follows.

1. Enter the first date in a specified month in a blank cell. Here I enter date 2016/7/1 into cell A2.

2. Then select the cell below the first date cell. In this case, I select cell A3. Then enter the below formula into it and press the Enter key.

=IF(A2="","",IF(MONTH(A2+1)<>MONTH(A2),"",A2+1))

3. Now you need to change the result cell to date format with clicking Home > Number Format box > Short Date. See screenshot.

4. Keep selecting the result cell, then drag the Fill Handle down to list all days as date of this specified month.

You can see only days in the specific month are listed even the selected cells are more than the number of days in that month, you won’t get the extra dates of the next month.


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    Antony · 1 years ago
    =IFERROR(IF(DAY(A2+1)>1,A2+1,""),"")
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    Esteban Yong · 2 years ago
    This is great, thank you. I think the formula doesn't need the "<" and it should read =IF(A2="","",IF(MONTH(A2+1)>MONTH(A2),"",A2+1))