Determine If a Date Falls on the Weekend

This post will guide you how to determine if a date falls on the weekend in Excel. How do I check if a date falls on the weekend with a formula in Excel. How to check if a date is a weekend in Excel.

Check if a Date Falls on the Weekend

Assuming that you have a list of data that contain dates in range A1:A5, and you want to check each date if it falls on the weekend. How to achieve it. You can create a formula based on the IF function, the OR function and the WEEKDAY function. Just like this:


Type this formula into Cell B1, and press Enter key in your keyboard, and then drag the AutoFill Handle from Cell B1 to B5.

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This formula will check if a date falls on the weekend, it will return TRUE, otherwise, it will return FALSE.

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