MINUTE Function Examples – Excel, VBA, & Google Sheets

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Last updated on November 6, 2023
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This tutorial demonstrates how to use the MINUTE Function in Excel to get the minute of time.

Minute Main Function

Minute Examples

The MINUTE Function returns the minute number of a time:



MINUTE and TIME Functions

Using the TIME and MINUTE Functions you can create a new time with the minute number from the original time:


Minute date

MINUTE in Google Sheets

The MINUTE Function works exactly the same in Google Sheets as in Excel:

Minute Google Sheet

MINUTE Examples in VBA

You can also use the MINUTE function in VBA. Type:


For the function arguments (serial_number, etc.), you can either enter them directly into the function, or define variables to use instead.

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