Date of specific occurrence of weekday in month
Date = nweekdate(n, Weekday, Year, Month, Same)
Nth occurrence of the weekday
in a month. Enter as integer from
Weekday whose date you seek.
Enter as integer from
Year. Enter as a four-digit integer.
Month. Enter as an integer
(Optional) Weekday that
must occur in the same week with
Date = nweekdate(n, Weekday, Year, Month, Same) returns
the serial date number for the specific occurrence of the weekday
in the given year and month, and in a week that also contains the
n is larger than the last occurrence of
Any input can contain multiple values, but if so, all other
inputs must contain the same number of values or a single value that
applies to all. For example, if
Year is a
of integers, then
Month must be a
of integers or a single integer.
Date is then a
of date numbers.
Use the function
convert serial date numbers to formatted date strings.
To find the first Thursday in May 2001
Date = nweekdate(1, 5, 2001, 5); datestr(Date)
ans = 03-May-2001
To find the first Thursday in a week that also contains a Wednesday in May 2001
Date = nweekdate(2, 5, 2001, 5, 4); datestr(Date)
ans = 10-May-2001
To find the third Monday in February for 2001, 2002, and 2003
Year = [2001:2003]; Date = nweekdate(3, 2, Year, 2)
Date = 730901 731265 731629
ans = 19-Feb-2001 18-Feb-2002 17-Feb-2003