 # Calculate Quarter from a Date – Excel & Google Sheets

This tutorial will demonstrate how to calculate the quarter from a date, including how to calculate the current quarter. ## Quarter of a Date

To calculate the quarter from a date, first we want to get the month number:

``=MONTH(B3)`` Next we want to divide the month number by 3 (each quarter has 3 months) and use the ROUNDUP Function to round the result up to the nearest whole integer:

``=ROUNDUP(MONTH(B3)/3,0)`` Next, we can concatenate text to the front of the result to say Q1, Q2, Q3, or Q4:

``=CONCATENATE("Q",ROUNDUP(MONTH(B3)/3,0))`` or “Quarter 1”, “Quarter 2”, etc.

``=CONCATENATE("Quarter",ROUNDUP(MONTH(B3)/3,0))``

## Calculate Current Quarter

To calculate the current quarter, simply use the TODAY or NOW functions to get the current date for use in one of the above formulas. ## Calculate Quarter from a Date in Google Sheets

All of the above examples work exactly the same in Google Sheets as in Excel. ### Excel Practice Worksheet

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