MONTH(serial_number)

Returns the month as an integer given a date serial number.

serial_numberThe date that contains the month you want to find.

Remarks

* This function returns a number between 1 and 12.
* The "serial_number" can be a date, value, cell reference or a text string in a date format.
* If "serial_number" < 0, then #NUM! is returned.
* If "serial_number" is not a valid date, then #VALUE! is returned.
* You can use the DATE function to return the date serial number given a year, month, day.
* You can use the DATEVALUE function to return the date serial number for a date in text format.
* You can use the DAY function to return the day as an integer given a date serial number.
* You can use the EDATE to move a certain number of months before or after a date.
* You can use the EOMONTH function to return the last day of a month before or after a date.
* You can use the NOW function to return the serial number of the current system date and time.
* You can use the TODAY function to return the serial number of the current system date.
* You can use the YEAR function to return the year as an integer given a date serial number.
* For the Microsoft documentation refer to support.office.com

 A
1=TODAY() = Thursday, November 07, 2019
2=NOW() = Thursday, November 07, 2019, 11:02
3=MONTH(A1) = 11
4=MONTH("01 Jul 2003") = 7
5=MONTH(A1) = 11
6=MONTH(38094) = 4
7=MONTH(DATE(1977,7,1)) = 7
8=MONTH(DATEVALUE("01 Jul 2003")) = 7
9=MONTH(0) = 1
10=MONTH(-10) = #NUM!
11=MONTH("some text") = #VALUE!

1 - What is the current system date. This cell has been formatted with the number format "dddd, mmmm dd, yyyy".
2 - What is the current system date and time. This cell has been formatted with the number format "dddd, mmmm dd, yyyy, hh:mm".

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