YEARDAY Function

Returns a number representing the day in the year, 1–365, where 1 is the first day of the year
Sample Usage
YEARDAY([Due Date]5)
Syntax
YEARDAY(
  • date
)
  • date
    The date from which you want to return the day as a number
Usage Notes

For leap years, YEARDAY returns a number between 1366.

Examples

This example references the following sheet information:

  Clothing Item Units Sold Sold Date Order Date Ship Date
1 T-Shirt 78 02/12/19 1:55 PM 02/12/19 02/15/19
2 Pants 42 02/15/19 10:23 AM 02/15/19 03/20/19
3 Jacket 217 02/20/19 2:45 PM 02/20/19 02/27/19

Given the table above, here are some examples of using YEARDAY in a sheet:

Formula Description Result
=YEARDAY([Ship Date]1) Returns the number of days in to the year for the date from row 1 of the Ship Date column  46
=IF(YEARDAY([Ship Date]2) < 182, "First Half of Year", "Second Half of Year") Returns the string First Half of Year if the number of days in to the year for the date from row 2 of the Ship Date column is less than 182. Otherwise, the function returns Second Half of Year.  First Half of Year
=ROUND([Units Sold]3 / YEARDAY([Order Date]3), 2) + “Avg jackets units sold each day” Divides the value in row 3 of the Units Sold column by the number of days in to the year for row 2 of the Ship Date column, returns the rounded result, and adds the string Avg Jacket units sold each day (with a space and period) to the end 4.25 Avg Jacket units sold each day.

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