Date.IsInNextNYears is a Power Query M function that indicates whether the given date(time) value occurs during the next number of years, 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,
   years as number,
) as nullable logical


Indicates whether the given datetime value dateTime occurs during the next number of years, 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 year.

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


Determine if the year after the current system time is in the next two years.

// Output: true
Date.IsInNextNYears( Date.AddYears( DateTime.FixedLocalNow(), 1 ), 2 )

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