EDATE DAX Function (Date and Time)

Returns the date that is the indicated number of months before or after the start date.


EDATE ( <StartDate>, <Months> )
Parameter Attributes Description

A date in datetime format that represents the start date.


The number of months before or after start_date.

Return values

Scalar A single datetime value.

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Last update: Sep 15, 2020   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo

MSDN documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dax/edate-function-dax

Context Transition

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Not recommended

The use of this function is not recommended. See Remarks and Related functions for alternatives.

Not recommended

The use of this parameter is not recommended.


This function is deprecated. Jump to the Alternatives section to see the function to use.


This parameter is deprecated and its use is not recommended.


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