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MS Excel: MONTH Function (WS, VBA)

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

Description

The Microsoft Excel MONTH function returns the month (a number from 1 to 12) given a date value.

Syntax

The syntax for the Microsoft Excel MONTH function is:

MONTH( date_value )

Parameters or Arguments

date_value is a valid date.

Applies To

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

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Based on the spreadsheet above, the following Excel MONTH examples would return:

=MONTH(A1) would return 9
=MONTH(A2) would return 8
=MONTH(A3) would return 4
=MONTH("12/31/2011") would return 12

Example (as VBA Function)

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

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

Dim LMonth As Integer

LMonth = Month("12/31/2001")

In this example, the variable called LMonth would now contain the value of 12.