Below is a date calculator, where you can choose to add or subtract years, months, weeks, or days. Enter a beginning date, select if you’d like to ‘add’ or ‘subtract’, then the number of each unit of time and we’ll do the math for you.
Using the Date Calculator
To use the date calculator, merely enter your start date, function, and units of time. Here are all the inputs:
- Before Date: Enter the beginning date to start the math
- Add to or Subtract from Date?: Choose the function to use, to add from the start date or subtract
- Years: The number of years to add or subtract
- Months: The number of months to add or subtract
- Weeks: The number of weeks to add or subtract
- Days: The number of days to add or subtract
After you’ve filled out the inputs to your satisfaction, hit the blue ‘Calculate Date’ button. You’ll quickly see an output:
- Calculated Date: The result of the date calculation using your units of time
How do you calculate the days?
Pretty simply – we do the math linearly. We add the years first, then months, weeks, and finally days.
If you’re curious, we’re using Moment.js behind the scenes.
Do you factor in leap years?
Yes, the date tool does account for leap years. However, unless you’re using days and weeks heavily you probably won’t run into them too often.
Months and years abstract away the days and weeks inside so you likely won’t even notice them.
Our Other Dates and Time Calculators
Useful calculator, right? We’ve got a bunch more for your fun:
- Days between two dates calculator
- Age on a date calculator
- Age difference calculator
- Hours calculator
- Year calculator
- Days since a date calculator
Also, see our other finance and econ calculators. See you around!