YEAR (Transact-SQL)

 

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO: yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)yesAzure SQL DatabaseyesAzure SQL Data Warehouse yesParallel Data Warehouse

Returns an integer that represents the year of the specified date.

For an overview of all Transact-SQL date and time data types and functions, see Date and Time Data Types and Functions (Transact-SQL).

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions

-- Syntax for SQL Server, Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Parallel Data Warehouse  
  
YEAR ( date )  

date
Is an expression that can be resolved to a time, date, smalldatetime, datetime, datetime2, or datetimeoffset value. The date argument can be an expression, column expression, user-defined variable or string literal.

int

YEAR returns the same value as DATEPART (year, date).

If date only contains a time part, the return value is 1900, the base year.

The following statement returns 2007. This is the number of the year.

SELECT YEAR('2007-04-30T01:01:01.1234567-07:00');  

The following statement returns 1900, 1, 1. The argument for date is the number 0. SQL Server interprets 0 as January 1, 1900.

SELECT YEAR(0), MONTH(0), DAY(0);  

The following statement returns 2010. This is the number of the year.

SELECT YEAR('2010-07-20T01:01:01.1234');  

The following statement returns 1900, 1, 1. The argument for date is the number 0. SQL Server interprets 0 as January 1, 1900.

SELECT TOP 1 YEAR(0), MONTH(0), DAY(0);  

CAST and CONVERT (Transact-SQL)

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