Date and Time Functions


Date and time functions help creating calculations based on dates and time. Many of the functions in DAX are similar to the Excel date and time functions.

Function Description
CALENDAR Returns a table with one column of all dates between StartDate and EndDate.
CALENDARAUTO Returns a table with one column of dates calculated from the model automatically.
DATE Returns the specified date in datetime format.
DATEDIFF Returns the number of units (unit specified in Interval) between the input two dates.
DATEVALUE Converts a date in the form of text to a date in datetime format.
DAY Returns a number from 1 to 31 representing the day of the month.
EDATE Returns the date that is the indicated number of months before or after the start date.
EOMONTH Returns the date in datetime format of the last day of the month before or after a specified number of months.
HOUR Returns the hour as a number from 0 (12:00 A.M.) to 23 (11:00 P.M.).
MINUTE Returns a number from 0 to 59 representing the minute.
MONTH Returns a number from 1 (January) to 12 (December) representing the month.
NOW Returns the current date and time in datetime format.
QUARTER Returns a number from 1 (January-March) to 4 (October-December) representing the quarter.
SECOND Returns a number from 0 to 59 representing the second.
TIME Converts hours, minutes, and seconds given as numbers to a time in datetime format.
TIMEVALUE Converts a time in text format to a time in datetime format.
TODAY Returns the current date in datetime format.
UTCNOW Returns the current date and time in datetime format expressed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
UTCTODAY Returns the current date in datetime format expressed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
WEEKDAY Returns a number identifying the day of the week of a date. The number is in a range 1-7 or 0-6 according to the choice of the ReturnType parameter.
WEEKNUM Returns the week number in the year.
YEAR Returns the year of a date as a four digit integer.
YEARFRAC Returns the year fraction representing the number of whole days between start_date and end_date.

Last update: Oct 19, 2020   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo

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Iterator

Not recommended

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Deprecated

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Deprecated

This parameter is deprecated and its use is not recommended.

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