Excel Formula: Check If Date Is Last N Month from Today
Supposing you need to check if staff’s entry date is last 6 months from today, you can use a formula combined by AND, EOMONTH and TODAY functions in Excel to quickly handle the job.
Syntaxt and arguments
|Date: cell that refers to a date or a date enclosed with double quotation marks that you want to check if it is last n month of today.|
|N: the number of month that you use to check.|
If the date is last n month of today, it returns TRUE;
If the date is not last n month of today, it returns FALSE.
How this formula works
To check if the dates in range C3:C9 are last 6 months from today, you can use the formula like this:
Or directly use a date enclosed with double quotation marks
Press Enter key to get the first result, then drag auto fill handle down to get other results.
TODAY function: returns to the date of today.
EOMONTH function: gets the last day of month n months in future or past.
AND function: tests multiple conditions and returns TRUE or FALSE.
Here the formula is divided into two parts:
date>EOMONTH(TODAY(),-(6+1)) checks if the date is last 6 months from today;
date<=EOMONTH(TODAY(),-1) checks if the month of the date is equal to or later than today.
While both parts return TRUE, the whole formula returns TRUE, or it returns FALSE.
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