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The Custom Function below can be used to return the date of the nth specified day of any given month.
It can be used in any cell like;
Where "Sun" is the day we need to return the date of the 2nd occurrence of Sunday in the Month November.
Which_Day is a text abbreviation on any day, e.g. "Sat"
Which_Date is a text representation of any valid date, e.g. "10-Oct-2005", "10-10-2005" etc
Occurence is the occurrence of Which_Day
To be able to use this custom function in a Workbook, you must first place the code below into a standard module.
Function NthDayOfMonth(Which_Day As String, Which_Date As String, Occurence As Byte) As Date Dim i As Integer Dim iDay As Integer Dim iDaysInMonth As Integer Dim FullDateNew As Date Dim lCount As Long Which_Date = CDate(Which_Date) Select Case UCase(Which_Day) Case "SUN" iDay = 1 Case "MON" iDay = 2 Case "TUE" iDay = 3 Case "WED" iDay = 4 Case "THU" iDay = 5 Case "FRI" iDay = 6 Case "SAT" iDay = 7 End Select FullDateNew = DateSerial(Year(Which_Date), Month(Which_Date), 1) iDaysInMonth = Day(DateAdd("d", -1, DateSerial _ (Year(Which_Date), Month(Which_Date) + 1, 1))) For i = 0 To iDaysInMonth If Weekday(FullDateNew + i) = iDay Then lCount = lCount + 1 End If If lCount = Occurence Then NthDayOfMonth = FullDateNew + i Exit For End If Next i End Function
Now simply enter the function into any cell as shown above.
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