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Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview

Returns a date value for the specified year, month, and day.

Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2012 through current version), Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Data Warehouse Public Preview.

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions

DATEFROMPARTS ( year, month, day )


Integer expression specifying a year.


Integer expression specifying a month, from 1 to 12.


Integer expression specifying a day.

DATEFROMPARTS returns a date value with the date portion set to the specified year, month and day, and the time portion set to the default. If the arguments are not valid, then an error is raised. If required arguments are null, then null is returned.

This function is capable of being remoted to SQL Server 2012 servers and above. It will not be remoted to servers with a version below SQL Server 2012.

The following example demonstrates the DATEFROMPARTS function.

SELECT DATEFROMPARTS ( 2010, 12, 31 ) AS Result;

Here is the result set.


(1 row(s) affected)
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