Want to figure out the date that is exactly twenty-eight days from Dec 27, 2014 without counting?
Your starting date is December 27, 2014 so that means that 28 days later would be January 24, 2015.
You can check this by using the date difference calculator to measure the number of days from Dec 27, 2014 to Jan 24, 2015.
January 24th, 2015 is a Saturday. It is the 24th day of the year, and in the 4th week of the year (assuming each week starts on a Monday), or the 1st quarter of the year. There are 31 days in this month. 2015 is not a leap year, so there are 365 days in this year. The short form for this date used in the United States is 1/24/2015, and almost everywhere else in the world it's 24/1/2015.
In some cases, you might want to skip weekends and count only the weekdays. This could be useful if you know you have a deadline based on a certain number of business days. If you are trying to see what day falls on the exact date difference of 28 weekdays from Dec 27, 2014, you can count up each day skipping Saturdays and Sundays.
Start your calculation with Dec 27, 2014, which falls on a Saturday. Counting forward, the next day would be a Sunday.
To get exactly twenty-eight weekdays from Dec 27, 2014, you actually need to count 39 total days (including weekend days). That means that 28 weekdays from Dec 27, 2014 would be February 4, 2015.
If you're counting business days, don't forget to adjust this date for any holidays.
February 4th, 2015 is a Wednesday. It is the 35th day of the year, and in the 6th week of the year (assuming each week starts on a Monday), or the 1st quarter of the year. There are 28 days in this month. 2015 is not a leap year, so there are 365 days in this year. The short form for this date used in the United States is 2/4/2015, and almost everywhere else in the world it's 4/2/2015.
This site provides an online Days From Date calculator to help you find the date that occurs exactly X days from a specific date. You can also enter a negative number to find out when X days before that date happened to fall. You can use this tool to figure out a deadline if you have a certain number of days remaining. Or read the full page to learn more about the due date if you're counting business days or weekdays only, skipping Saturday and Sunday. If you're trying to measure the number of days between two dates, you can switch to the Date Difference calculator instead.