MS Excel: DAY Function (WS, VBA)
The Microsoft Excel DAY function returns the day of the month (a number from 1 to 31) given a date value.
DAY Function (Syntax)
The syntax for the Microsoft Excel DAY function is:
DAY( date_value )
date_value is a valid date.
The DAY function can be used in the following versions of Microsoft Excel:
- Excel 2013, Excel 2011 for Mac, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000
Type of Excel Function
The DAY function can be used in Microsoft Excel as:
- Worksheet function (WS)
- VBA function (VBA)
DAY Examples (as Worksheet Function)
Let's look at some Excel DAY function examples and explore how you would use the DAY function as a worksheet function in Microsoft Excel:
Based on the Excel spreadsheet above, the following DAY function examples would return:
|=DAY(A1)||would return 1|
|=DAY(A2)||would return 31|
|=DAY(A3)||would return 15|
|=DAY("12/31/2011")||would return 31|
DAY Examples (as VBA Function)
The DAY function can be used in VBA code in Microsoft Excel.
Let's look at some Excel DAY function examples and explore how you would use the DAY function in Excel VBA code:
Dim LDay As Integer LDay = Day("12/31/2011")
In this example, the variable called LDay would now contain the value of 31.