What does it do?

Gets the year from the date

Formula breakdown:

=YEAR(serial_number)

What it means:

=YEAR(date wherein the year will be extracted from)


I recall wherein I had a lot of dates and I wanted to extract the year of the dates one-by-one… It was too much of a hassle! Thankfully there is Excel’s YEAR Formula to do that for me!

I explain how you can do this below:

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

=YEAR(

YEAR Formula in Excel

 

STEP 2: The YEAR arguments:

serial_number

What is the date that you want to extract the year from?

Select the cell containing the date:

=YEAR(C9)

YEAR Formula in Excel

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

YEAR Formula in Excel

You now have your years extracted!

YEAR Formula in Excel

 

How to Use the YEAR Formula in Excel

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