Excel DAY Function

What is DAY function in Excel?

The DAY function is one of the Date & Time functions of Excel.

It Returns the day of the month, a number from 1 to 31.

We can find this function in Date & Time of insert function Tab.

How to use DAY function in excel

  1. Click on an empty cell (like F5).
empty cell in excel

2. Click on the fx icon (or press shift+F3).

fx icon in excel

3. In the insert function tab you will see all functions.

insert function tab in excel

4. Select Date & Time category.

5. Select DAY function

6. Then select ok.

excel DAY function

7. In the function arguments Tab you will see DAY function.

8. Serial number section is a number in the date-time code used by Microsoft Excel.

9. You will see the result in the formula result section.

How to use DAY function in excel

Examples of DAY function in excel

Python code for DAY function

import datetime
d = datetime.datetime.now()

What is the purpose of DAY function?

What is the Return value  of DAY function?

How many arguments does DAY function have?

This function has just 1 Argument.

The argument of ABS function is number.

The argument of ABS function is required and not optional.

Which version of excel supports DAY function?

This function is available for all excel versions (2003-2019)

Errors in DAY function

DAY related functions

  • Use YEAR function to return the year of a date, an integer in the range 1900 – 9999.
  • Use MONTH function to return the month, a number from 1 (January) to 12 (December).
  • Use DATE function to return the number that represents the date in Microsoft Excel date-time code.
  • Use YEARFRAC function to return the year fraction representing the number of whole days between start_date and end date.

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