Month Function

Returns a Variant (Integer) specifying a whole number between 1 and 12, inclusive, representing the month of the year.


Month( date )

The required dateargument is any Variant, numeric expression, string expression, or any combination of these that can represent a date. If date contains Null, Null is returned.

Note: If the Calendar property setting is Gregorian, the returned integer represents the Gregorian day of the week for the date argument. If the calendar is Hijri, the returned integer represents the Hijri day of the week for the date argument. For Hijri dates, the argument number is any numeric expression that can represent a date and/or time from 1/1/100 (Gregorian Aug 2, 718) through 4/3/9666 (Gregorian Dec 31, 9999).


Note: Examples that follow demonstrate the use of this function in a Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) module. For more information about working with VBA, select Developer Reference in the drop-down list next to Search and enter one or more terms in the search box.

This example uses the Month function to obtain the month from a specified date. In the development environment, the date literal is displayed in short date format using the locale settings of your code.

Dim MyDate, MyMonth
MyDate = #February 12, 1969# ' Assign a date.
MyMonth = Month(MyDate) ' MyMonth contains 2.
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