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syntax:functions:weekday

Weekday(date)

Category: Date and Time function


Description

This function returns the corresponding day-of-the-week number, from 1 (Sunday) to 7 (Saturday), from date.


Arguments

ArgumentTypeDescription
dateDate or Number (date serial)An expression representing a date. The date value to derive the weekday number from.

Return value type: Number


Remarks

The date argument can take any value or expression that evaluates to a date serial value. Examples include:

  • A date string: #2019-12-12
  • A date serial value: 43811 (the date serial for "2019-12-12")
  • A date value created using any of the Date/Time functions that returns a date serial value.


Examples

weekday(42097)  //Returns 6  (42097 is equivalent to Friday, 2015-04-03.)
weekday(35640)  //Returns 3 (35640 is equivalent to Tuesday, 1997-07-29.)
weekday(#2014-01-01)   //Returns 4 (Wednesday)


See also

syntax/functions/weekday.txt · Last modified: 2021/09/25 16:57 by craigt