tech on the net
Home About Us Feedback Site Map

Microsoft

Access Excel Word

Database

SQL Oracle / PLSQL SQL Server MySQL MariaDB PostgreSQL

Web Development

HTML CSS Color Picker

Language

C Language

More

ASCII Table Linux UNIX Java Clipart Joke of the Moment

Other Sites

CheckYourMath BigActivities DigMinecraft

Excel Functions

(Scroll to see more)

Share this page:

MS Excel: HOUR Function (WS, VBA)

Learn how to use the Excel HOUR function with syntax and examples.

Description

The Microsoft Excel HOUR function returns the hour of a time value (from 0 to 23).

Syntax

The syntax for the Microsoft Excel HOUR function is:

Hour( serial_number )

Parameters or Arguments

serial_number is the time value to extract the hour from. It may be expressed as a string value, a decimal number, or the result of a formula.

Applies To

The HOUR 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 HOUR function can be used in Microsoft Excel as the following type of function:

  • Worksheet function (WS)
  • VBA function (VBA)

Example (as Worksheet Function)

Let's look at some Excel HOUR function examples and explore how to use the HOUR function as a worksheet function in Microsoft Excel:

Microsoft Excel

Based on the spreadsheet above, the following Excel HOUR function would return the following values:

=HOUR(A1) would return 13
=HOUR(A2) would return 7
=HOUR("4:30:00 AM") would return 4
=HOUR("4:30:00 PM") would return 16

Example (as VBA Function)

The HOUR function can also be used in VBA code in Microsoft Excel.

Let's look at some Excel HOUR function examples and explore how to use the HOUR function in Excel VBA code:

Dim LHour As Integer

LHour = Hour("10:42:58 PM")

In this example, the variable called LHour would now contain the value of 22.