Learn how to use the Excel DAY function with syntax and examples.
The Microsoft Excel DAY function returns the day of the month (a number from 1 to 31) given a date value.
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:
The DAY function can be used in Microsoft Excel as the following type of function:
Let's look at some Excel DAY function examples and explore how to use the DAY function as a worksheet function in Microsoft Excel:
Based on the spreadsheet above, the following Excel DAY examples would return:
=DAY(A1) Result: 1 =DAY(A2) Result: 31 =DAY(A3) Result: 15 =DAY("12/31/2011") Result: 31
The DAY function can be used in VBA code in Microsoft Excel.
Let's look at some Excel DAY function examples and explore how to 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.