Add months to a date

Dates are represented as date serial numbers.
You can add a certain number of months to an existing date by adding the corresponding number of days in that month.


1=TODAY() = Thursday 01 February 2024
2=NOW() = Thursday 01 February 2024 17:10:30
3=EDATE(A1,1) = 45352
4=EDATE(A1,3) = Wednesday, 01 May, 2024 12:00 AM
5=DATE(YEAR(A1),MONTH(A1)+3+1,0) = Friday, 31 May, 2024 12:00 AM
6=DATE(YEAR(A1),MONTH(A1+3),MIN(DAY(A1),DAY(A5))) = Thursday, 01 February, 2024 12:00 AM

1 - Displays the current date. Custom format "dddd dd mmmm yyyy".
2 - Displays the current date and time. Custom format "dddd dd mmmm yyyy hh:mm:ss".
All these cells have been formatted with the custom number format "dd dddd mmmm yyyy".

Built-in Functions

DATE - The date as a date serial number given a year, month, day.
DAY - The day as an integer given a date serial number.
EDATE - The date serial number that is a certain number of months before or after a date.
MIN - The smallest value in a list, range or array.
MONTH - The month as an integer given a date serial number.
NOW - The date serial number of the current system date and time.
TODAY - The date serial number representing today's date.

Related Formulas

Add days to a date including weekends
Add weeks to a date
Add years to a date
Subtract months from a date
Number of days in a particular month
Number of months between 2 dates
Return the number corresponding to a given month

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