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weekyear - script and chart function

This function returns the year to which the week number belongs according to ISO 8601. The week number ranges between 1 and approximately 52.




Return data type: integer

Examples and results:  

Examples and results
Example Result
weekyear( '1996-12-30' ) returns 1997, because week 1 of 1997 starts on 1996-12-30
weekyear( '1997-01-02' ) returns 1997
weekyear( '1997-12-28' ) returns 1997
weekyear( '1997-12-30' ) returns 1998, because week 1 of 1998 starts on 1997-12-29
weekyear( '1999-01-02' ) returns 1998, because week 53 of 1998 ends on 1999-01-03


Some years, week #1 starts in December, e.g. December 1997. Other years start with week #53 of previous year, e.g. January 1999. For those few days when the week number belongs to another year, the functions year and weekyear will return different values.

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