How to Delete or Remove Year from a Date in Excel

This post will guide you how to delete or remove year from a given standard date in Excel. How do I remove the year from a date with a formula in Excel.

Remove Year from a Date


Assuming that you have a list of data in range B1:B5, in which contain date values. And you want only display the month and Day parts. So you need to remove year from cells. How to do it. You can use a formula based on the MONTH function and the DAY function to achieve the result.  Like this:

=MONTH(B1)&"-"&DAY(B1)

Or

=CONCATENATE(MONTH(B1),"-",DAY(B1))

Type one of the above formula into cell C1, and press Enter key. And then drag the AutoFill handle from Cell C1 to C5.

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You should notice that the year part has been removed for each date in range B1:B5.

You can also use the TEXT function to create a formula to achieve the same result. Like this:

=TEXT(B1,"mm-dd")

Type one of the above formula into cell D1, and press Enter key. And then drag the AutoFill handle from Cell D1 to D5.

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Related Functions


  • Excel MONTH function
    The Excel MONTH function returns the month of a date represented by a serial number. And the month is an integer number from 1 to 12. The syntax of the MONTH function is as below:=MONTH (serial_number)…
  • Excel DAY function
    The Excel DAY function returns a day of a date (from 1 to 31).The DAY function is a build-in function in Microsoft Excel and it is categorized as a DATE and TIME Function.The syntax of the DAY function is as below:= DAY (date_value)…
  • Excel Text function
    The Excel TEXT function converts a numeric value into text string with a specified format. The TEXT function is a build-in function in Microsoft Excel and it is categorized as a Text Function. The syntax of the TEXT function is as below: = TEXT (value, Format code)…
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