- end_date – The end date.
- start_date – The start date.
The DAYS function returns the number of days between two dates. With a start date in A1 and end date in A2,
Will return the same result as:
Unlike the simple formula above, the DAYS function can also handle dates in text format, as long as the date is recognized by Excel. For example:
=DAYS("7/15/2016","7/1/2016") // returns 14
The DAYS function does not take into account any time value that’s part of the date.