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Excel Formula: Convert Decimal Minutes to Time Format

Author: Sun Last Modified: 2020-10-16

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This tutorial provides a formula to convert decimal minutes to Excel time.

If you want to follow along with this tutorial, please download the example spreadsheet.
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Generic formula:



Minutes: a decimal number that you will convert to Excel time.

Return Value

This formula returns a decimal number, you need to format the result as time.

How this formula work

In cells B3:B5, there is a list of decimal minutes which will be converted to Excel time in cell C3:C5, please apply below formula:


Press Enter key, then drag the fill handle from C3 to C5, it will get a list of decimal numbers.
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Then keep the results selected, press Ctrl + 1 to enable the Format Cells dialog, then under Number tab, click Time from the Category section, then choose one of time formats you want from the Type section.
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Click OK. The decimal numbers have been formatted as time.
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There are 1440 minutes in a day. For instance, 435 minutes equal to 435/1440 day.

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You did not understood my question correctly. I just want to adjust my gps variation. Lets say that I take the difference from variation for a differential of years multiply by the annual change and then i have to substrac 80 minutes from 22degres 06 minutes to adjust my gps variation to be more accurate. That was my question. Thanks
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how can I substract 80 minutes from 22degree 06 minutes
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