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How to use Excel DAY function


All the basic information regarding Excel DAY function is listed in the table below. (This data is regularly updated from Microsoft and several resources)

Function: DAY
Function Category: Date and time
Description: Returns the day of the month (a number from 1 to 31) given a date value
Return Value: A number (1-31) representing the day component in a date.
Syntax: =DAY (date)
Applies to: Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2011 for Mac, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000
Other languages: English: DAY
French: JOUR
German:  TAG
Spanish: DIA
Dutch: DAG
Italian: GIORNO
Russian: ДЕНЬ
Danish: DAG
Swedish: DAG
Portuguese (Brazil): DIA
Polish: DZIEŃ
Finnish: PÄIVÄ
Norwegian: DAG
Portuguese (Portugal): DIA
Czech: DEN
Hungarian: NAP
Turkish: GÜN
All Other Languages: DAY
Related Functions: DATE, MONTH, YEAR



Syntax details with an example regarding the correct usage of function can be seen below.


=DAY (date)

date A valid Excel date in serial number format.



Check the video below to see How to use Excel DAY function with some examples:



Here we provide a list of useful links which we think can be useful while trying to learn the function usage with some examples and tips.

Microsoft Office support page – Excel DAY function:



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