Returns a Variant (Integer) specifying a whole number between 1 and 31, inclusive, representing the day of the month.


Day( date )

The required dateargument is any Variant, numeric expression, string expression, or any combination of these that can represent a date. If date contains Null, Null is returned.

Note: If the Calendar property setting is Gregorian, the returned integer represents the Gregorian day of the month for the date argument. If the calendar is Hijri, the returned integer represents the Hijri day of the month for the date argument.

Query examples



SELECT DateofSale, Day([DateofSale]) AS Expr1 FROM ProductSales;

Returns the values from the field "DateofSale" and number representing the 'Day' of these date values.

SELECT Day(#10/11/2018#) AS DayTest FROM ProductSales;

Returns the number representing the 'Day' of the string "10/11/2018". Result: 11.

VBA example

Note: Examples that follow demonstrate the use of this function in a Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) module. For more information about working with VBA, select Developer Reference in the drop-down list next to Search and enter one or more terms in the search box.

This example uses the Day function to obtain the day of the month from a specified date. In the development environment, the date literal is displayed in short format using the locale settings of your code.

Dim MyDate, MyDay
MyDate = #February 12, 1969# ' Assign a date.
MyDay = Day(MyDate) ' MyDay contains 12.

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