Date.IsInNextNMonths is a Power Query M function that indicates whether the given date(time) value occurs during the next number of months, as determined by the system. The function returns a boolean value (true or false).

Compatible with: Power BI Service Power BI Desktop Excel Microsoft 365


   dateTime as any,
   months as number,
) as nullable logical


Indicates whether the given datetime value dateTime occurs during the next number of months, as determined by the current date and time on the system. Note that this function will return false when passed a value that occurs within the current month.

  • dateTime: A date, datetime, or datetimezone value to be evaluated.
  • months: The number of months.


Determine if the month after the current system time is in the next two months.

// Output: true
Date.IsInNextNMonths( Date.AddMonths( DateTime.FixedLocalNow(), 1 ), 2 )

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