SQL QUARTER

SQL QUARTER is a MySQL function which also supported by Ingres database. It will return the quarter of a date expression as an integer (in the range of 1-4).

SQL QUARTER Syntax

SELECT QUARTER(date-expression)

SQL QUARTER Example

SELECT QUARTER(NOW()) AS QT

The result will look like: (suppose it’s 2011-11-05 now)

QT
4
SELECT QUARTER('2012-08-03') AS QT

The result will look like:

QT
3

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