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How to calculate date of the nth weekday of certain month and year in Excel?

As you know, some special days are on the specified nth day of week, says the Thanksgiving day is on the 4th Thursday of November, and the Mother’s day is on the 2nd Sunday of May. Hence, excepting picking up a date from the calendars, is there a way to calculate the date of the nth day of week in a certain month and year, if your boss tells you the deadline is the third Wednesday of August? This article will introduce formulas to calculate it.


Calculate date of the nth day of week in a given month and year in Excel

This method will guide you to calculate the date of the nth day of week in a given month and year with formulas in Excel, says calculate the date of 3rd Wednesday in August 2019.

1. You need to define the numbers for day of weeks in a table, says 1 for Sun, 2 for Mon, …, and 7 for Sat.

2. Then list the criteria (year, month, the ordinal number, and the day of week) you will calculate the date based on.

3. Now select a blank cell, type below formula into it, and press the Enter key.

=DATE(E3,F3,1+H3*7)-WEEKDAY(DATE(E3,F3,8-VLOOKUP(G3,B3:C9,2,FALSE)))

Note: In above formula,

  • E3 is year
  • F3 is month
  • H3 is the specified nth of day of week
  • B3:C9 is the table where you defined the numbers for weekdays
  • G3 is the specified day of week

Calculate date of last day of week in a given month and year in Excel

If you need to calculate date of the last day of week in a given month and year in Excel, you can calculate the first day of week, says 1st Wednesday in next month, and then subtract 7 to get the date.

Select a blank cell, enter below formula, and press the Enter key.

=DATE(E3,F3+1,8)-WEEKDAY(DATE(E3,F3+1,8-VLOOKUP(G3,B3:C9,2,FALSE)))-7

Note: In above formula,

  • E3 is year
  • F3 is month
  • G3 is the specified day of week
  • B3:C9 is the table where you defined the numbers for weekdays

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