What does it do?

Gets the number of days between two dates

Formula breakdown:

=DAYS(end_date, start_date)

What it means:

=DAYS(ending date, starting date)

Have two dates that you want to check what is the difference in days? No problem! Excel’s DAYS Formula will compute this easily for you!

I explain how you can do this below:


STEP 1: We need to enter the DAYS function in a blank cell:


DAYS Formula in Excel


STEP 2: The DAYS arguments:


What is the ending date?

Select the cell containing the ending date:


DAYS Formula in Excel


What is the starting date?

Select the cell containing the starting date:

=DAYS(D9, C9)

DAYS Formula in Excel


Apply the same formula to the rest of the cells by dragging the lower right corner downwards.

DAYS Formula in Excel

You now have your differences in days!

DAYS Formula in Excel


How to Use the DAYS Formula in Excel





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