Find Last Day Of a Month in SQL Server 2005

Let us see how to find out the last day of a month :

-- Return Last Date of a Month
DECLARE @Month smallint
SET @Month = 1
SELECT DATEADD(Month, DATEDIFF(Month,0,getdate())+@Month, -1) as LastDateOfMonth,
DAY(DATEADD(Month, DATEDIFF(Month,0,getdate())+@Month, -1)) as LastDayOfMonth

The @Month accepts the month that needs to be added as the third parameter of the DATEADD function. You can set different values as shown below to view the last day of the month

1 - Current Month
0 - Last Month
2 - Next Month

About The Author

Suprotim Agarwal, MCSD, MCAD, MCDBA, MCSE, is the founder of DotNetCurry, DNC Magazine for Developers, SQLServerCurry and DevCurry. He has also authored a couple of books 51 Recipes using jQuery with ASP.NET Controls and a new one recently at The Absolutely Awesome jQuery CookBook.

Suprotim has received the prestigous Microsoft MVP award for nine times in a row now. In a professional capacity, he is the CEO of A2Z Knowledge Visuals Pvt Ltd, a digital group that represents premium web sites and digital publications comprising of Professional web, windows, mobile and cloud developers, technical managers, and architects.

Get in touch with him on Twitter @suprotimagarwal, LinkedIn or befriend him on Facebook

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

That function does not return the correct values at all.