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How to get week start and end date based on a specific date in Excel?

Author: Xiaoyang Last Modified: 2018-08-02
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If you have a list of dates, now, you need to get the week start date (Monday) and end date (Sunday) from the given date as following screenshot shown. How could you solve it in Excel? This article, I will talk about some easy formulas to achieve it.

Get week start date and end date based on specific date with formulas

Get week start date and end date based on specific date with formulas

Here, the below simple formulas can help you to calculate the week start date and end date from given date, please do as this:

Get week start date from given date:

Enter this formula: =A2-WEEKDAY(A2,2)+1 into a blank cell where you want to locate the result, and then drag the formula cell down to the cells you want to apply this formula, and all Monday dates of the week start date have been calculated, see screenshot:

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Get week end date from given date:

To get all week end dates based on specific date, please enter this formula: =A2+7-WEEKDAY(A2,2) into a blank cell, and then drag the fill handle down to the cells to fill this formula, and all Sunday dates of the week end date have been calculated, see screenshot:

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For the weekstart where the start of the week is Monday, why not just use =A2-WEEKDAY(A2,3)? Would there be an instance where such would give a different answer?
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