The DateAdd function adds a specified quantity of time to a date.

For more information (including use case exercises) about date functions, see the Common Date Functions and Use Cases QuickStart.


DateAdd(unit, amount, date)

Function arguments:

  • unit (required) - the unit of time to add (i.e., year, quarter, month, week, day, hour, minute, or second)
  • amount (required) - the number of units to add
  • date (required) - the date or column containing date values the function adds time to

When a decimal is entered in the amount argument, the function rounds the input to the nearest integer.


DateAdd("minute", 60, Date("1999-12-31 23:00:00"))
  • Adds 60 minutes to the specified data and returns 2000-01-01 00:00:00.
DateAdd(“day”, 7, [Date])
  • Adds 7 days to every date in the Date column.
DateAdd(“year”, -1, [Date])
  • Subtracts 1 year to every date in the Date column

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