Returns the current date as a date value.

Sample Usage





  • Note that TODAY is a volatile function and can hurt spreadsheet performance.

  • TODAY provides the current date with no time component. To create a date with the current time, use NOW.

  • TODAY will always represent the current date the last time the spreadsheet was recalculated, rather than remaining at the date when it was first entered.

See Also

NOW: Returns the current date and time as a date value.

DATEVALUE: Converts a provided date string in a known format to a date value.

DATE: Converts a year, month, and day into a date.


Returns the current computer system date.

Make a copy

Was this helpful?
How can we improve it?