Solved

Calculate number of weeks in a month in MS Excel 2013

Posted on 2016-09-11
12
82 Views
Last Modified: 2016-09-12
How to calculate number of weeks in a month in Excel 2013? Below is the Excel table that I am using.
Table
0
Comment
Question by:cbinayak
  • 5
  • 4
  • 2
  • +1
12 Comments
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:Roy_Cox
ID: 41793364
Assuming the 1st of the month is entered in A1 as a date then

=DAY(EOMONTH(A1,0))/7
0
 
LVL 18

Accepted Solution

by:
Roy_Cox earned 500 total points
ID: 41793366
This will give you exact weeks

=INT(DAY(EOMONTH(A1,0))/7) &" weeks"

This will give weeks & days

=INT(DAY(EOMONTH(A1,0))/7)&" weeks and "&DAY(EOMONTH(A1,0))-INT(DAY(EOMONTH(A1,0))/7)*7 &" days"
0
 

Author Comment

by:cbinayak
ID: 41793372
While using the below formula I am getting error.

=INT(DAY(EOMONTH(B2,0))/7) &" weeks"

However, =INT(DAY(EOMONTH(B2,0))/7) is working fine but not getting any result for other months.
Excel Formula
0
Master Your Team's Linux and Cloud Stack!

The average business loses $13.5M per year to ineffective training (per 1,000 employees). Keep ahead of the competition and combine in-person quality with online cost and flexibility by training with Linux Academy.

 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:Roy_Cox
ID: 41793375
This works for me
WEEKS-IN-MONTH.xlsx
0
 
LVL 69

Expert Comment

by:Qlemo
ID: 41793378
01-10-206 isn't a date ...
1
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:Roy_Cox
ID: 41793380
Well spotted. I didn't use the OP's table.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:cbinayak
ID: 41793410
Thanks. It's working now.
0
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:Roy_Cox
ID: 41793730
Pleased to help
0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:Rob Henson
ID: 41794172
What was the point of the question?

All months have 4 weeks. Different months then have zero, two or three more days; 28 for Feb, 30 for April, June, September and November; all the rest have 31.

However, if you are counting only WHOLE weeks starting on a particular day, there could be differences.

For example, for the items listed in your table, assuming whole weeks starting on Sunday:

First Sunday in September was 4 September, last Saturday (to give whole weeks) in September is 24 September. 4 Sept to 24 Sept is 3 whole weeks.
October - First Sunday 02 Oct, Last Saturday 29 Oct, gives 4 weeks
November - First Sunday 06 Nov, Last Saturday 26 Nov, gives 3 weeks
December - First Sunday 04 Dec, Last Saturday 31 Dec, gives 4 weeks.

Thanks
Rob H
0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:Rob Henson
ID: 41794197
This formula will give number of whole weeks:

=(IF(WEEKDAY(EOMONTH(N3,0))=7,EOMONTH(N3,0),FLOOR(EOMONTH(N3,0),7))-IF(WEEKDAY(N3,1)=1,N3,CEILING(N3,7)+1)+1)/7

Date in cell N3. The bold 7 assumes week ending Saturday, the bold 1 assumes week starting Sunday.
0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:Rob Henson
ID: 41794243
Looks like you don't need the WEEKDAY check for the last day of the month:

=(FLOOR(EOMONTH(N3,0),7)-IF(WEEKDAY(N3,1)=1,N3,CEILING(N3,7)+1)+1)/7
0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:Rob Henson
ID: 41794278
Prior formula assumes weeks beginning Sunday.

This assumes week beginning Monday, ie whole working weeks:

=(IF(WEEKDAY(EOMONTH(N3,0))=1,EOMONTH(N3,0),FLOOR(EOMONTH(N3,0),7)+1)-IF(WEEKDAY(N3,1)=2,N3,CEILING(N3,7)+2)+1)/7

Thanks
Rob H
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Drop Down List with Unique/Distinct Values (Part II - ComboBox or ListBox and Data Validation List Bonus!) David Miller (dlmille) Intro This article focuses on delivering unique, sorted lists to list objects (e.g., ComboBox, ListBox) and Dat…
: Microsoft Office Collaborate for free and online versions of Microsoft  Word, Excel, Powerpoint, OneNote, Onedrive , Email, Calendar etc. In short we can say that Microsoft office is a suite of servers, applications and services developed by  Micr…
Graphs within dashboards are meant to be dynamic, representing data from a period of time that will change each time the dashboard is updated with new data. Rather than update each graph to point to a different set within a static set of data, t…
Excel styles will make formatting consistent and let you apply and change formatting faster. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use Excel's built-in styles, how to modify styles, and how to create your own. You'll also learn how to use your custo…

770 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question