TODAY DAX Function (Date and Time)

Returns the current date in datetime format.



This expression has no parameters.

Return values

Scalar A single datetime value.

Current date.


The time returned is always 12:00:00 AM and only the date is updated.

The result of the TODAY function changes only when the column that contains the formula is refreshed. It is not updated continuously.

The NOW function returns also the current time.

Related functions

Other related functions are:

Last update: Dec 13, 2018   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo

MSDN documentation:

DAX Conventions
Context Transition

This function performs a Context Transition if called in a Row Context. Click to read more.

Row Context

This expression is executed in a Row Context. Click to read more.


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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