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MySQL QUARTER() Function

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Return the quarter of the year for the date:

SELECT QUARTER("2017-06-15");
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Definition and Usage

The QUARTER() function returns the quarter of the year for a given date value (a number from 1 to 4).

  • January-March returns 1
  • April-June returns 2
  • July-Sep returns 3
  • Oct-Dec returns 4



Parameter Values

Parameter Description
date Required. The date or datetime to extract the quarter from

Technical Details

Works in: From MySQL 4.0

More Examples


Return the quarter of the year for the date:

SELECT QUARTER("2017-01-01 09:34:21");
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Return the quarter of the year for the date:

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