MS Excel: MINUTE Function (WS, VBA)

This Excel tutorial explains how to use the Excel MINUTE function with syntax and examples.

Description

The Microsoft Excel MINUTE function returns the minute of a time value (from 0 to 59).

Syntax

The syntax for the MINUTE function in Microsoft Excel is:

`MINUTE( serial_number )`

Parameters or Arguments

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

Applies To

The MINUTE 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 MINUTE 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 MINUTE function examples and explore how to use the MINUTE function as a worksheet function in Microsoft Excel:

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

```=MINUTE(A1)
Result: 14

=MINUTE(A2)
Result: 12

=MINUTE("4:00:00 AM")
Result: 0

=MINUTE("4:30:00 AM")
Result: 30```

Example (as VBA Function)

The MINUTE function can be used in VBA code in Microsoft Excel.

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

```Dim LMinute As Integer

LMinute = Minute("10:13:58 AM")```

In this example, the variable called LMinute would now contain the value of 13.

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