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How to Get Last Day of Month – Excel & Google Sheets

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This tutorial will teach you how to get the last day of a month in Excel and Google Sheets.

last day of month Main Function

Get Last Day of Month

With the EOMONTH Function it is really straightforward to calculate the last day of a month.

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The syntax of the EOMONTH function is EOMONTH(start_date, months). The ‘months’ argument specifies the number of months before or after the start_date.

So if you need the last day of next month, you can simply use:

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You can also easily display the last day of last month like this:


Last Day of Month – Text

Instead of displaying the last day of the month as a standard date, you can display it as text, using the TEXT Function.

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Notice here, we’ve specified the date format of “mm/dd/yyyy”. There are many other date formats available to you.

List Last Days of Month

You can even create a list of the last days of months with a given starting date.

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How to Get Last Day of Month in Google Sheets

These formulas work exactly the same in Google Sheets as in Excel.

last day of month Google Function