Date.IsInPreviousQuarter is a Power Query M function that indicates whether the given date(time) value occurs during the previous quarter, 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


Date.IsInPreviousQuarter( dateTime as any ) as nullable logical


Indicates whether the given datetime value dateTime occurs during the previous quarter, 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 quarter.

  • dateTime: A date, datetime, or datetimezone value to be evaluated.


Determine if the quarter before the current system time is in the previous quarter.

// Output: true
Date.IsInPreviousQuarter( Date.AddQuarters( DateTime.FixedLocalNow(), -1 ) )

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