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 How to sort date by month ignoring year in Google sheets?

Actually, the Sort feature in Google sheets can sort the date cells by year, but, sometimes, you need to sort the dates by month ignoring year. The Sort feature does not support this work. This article, I will talk about some useful ways for solving this task in Google sheet.

Sort date by month ignoring year in Google sheets with formula

Sort date by month ignoring year in Microsoft Excel with Kutools for Excel

Sort date by month ignoring year in Google sheets with formula

The following formula can help you to sort dates by month ignoring year, please do as this:

1. Enter this formula: =ARRAYFORMULA(SORT( A2:A, MONTH(A2:A) , TRUE)) into a blank cell where you want to put the result, see screenshot:

doc sort by month 1

2. And then press Enter key, the dates in Column A has been sorted by month immediately in Column C, see screenshot:

doc sort by month 2

Sort date by month ignoring year in Microsoft Excel with Kutools for Excel

If you have the same demand in Microsoft Excel, Kutools for Excel’s Advanced Sort can help you a lot.

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After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as this:

1. Select the date column that you want to sort, and then click Kutools Plus > Advanced Sort, see screenshot:

doc sort by month 3

2. In the Advanced Sort dialog box, select the column name that you want to sort by, and then choose Month from the Sort On drop down list, at last, select a sort order as you need, see screenshot:

doc sort by month 4

3. Then click Ok button, the dates in Column A has been sorted by month ignoring year as following screenshot shown:

doc sort by month 5

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