## Excel Formula: Count Holidays Between Two Dates

To count the number of holidays between two dates, the SUMPRODUCT function in Excel can help you.

Generic formula:

 SUMPRODUCT((holidays>=start_date)*(holidays<=end_date))

Syntaxt and Arguments

 Start_date, end_date:the two dates that you want to count holidays between. Holidays:the dates of holidays.

Return Value

The formula returns a numeric value.

How this formula works

The holidays are list in the range D3:D10, and the start date and end date locate in cell B3 and B5, now to count the holidays in the given date range, please use below formula:

 =SUMPRODUCT((D3:D10>=B3)*(D3:D10<=B5))

Press Enter key to get the counting result.

Explanation

SUMPRODUCT function: multiples two or more columns or arrays together, and then get the sum of products

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