Formula to count the number of holidays between 2 dates in excel

By | February 12, 2018
Questions:

Lets say I have a named range of dates that are holidays. This range is called ‘holidays’. Is there a formula in Excel I could use to count the number of holidays that fall between 2 dates?

e.g. holidays = 7/3/2011, date 1 = 7/1/2011, date 2 = 7/7/2011: this formula calculates 1.

Edit: it seems the function =NETWORKDAYS gets me part of the way there, but as Excellll points out it only works if the holidays fall on weekdays.

Answers:

Assuming you also have ranges named “date1” and “date2” this will work. It’s inclusive, e.g., it will count New Years Day if date1 = 1/1/11. Remove the “=”s if you don’t want that.

=SUMPRODUCT((holidays>=date1)*(holidays<=date2))

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With the following formula you can get it.
NETWORKDAYS.INTL(start_date, end_date, [weekend], [holidays])
Use “0000000” including semicolons, to define weekend is none, then if desired any special weekend not on the options can be defined by specifying the desired weekend days as holidays.

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