How to calculate number of days between two dates in R ?
In this article, we will discuss how to Find the number of days between two dates in the R programming language.
Date_1 = 2020/03/21
Date_2 = 2020/03/22
Explanation: In Date_1 and Date_2 have only one difference in day.So output will be 1.
Here we will use seq() function to get the result. This function is used to create a sequence of elements in a Vector. To get the number of days length() function is employed with seq() as an argument.
Syntax: length(seq(from=date_1, to=date_2, by=’day’)) -1
- seq is function generates a sequence of numbers.
- from is starting date.
- to is ending date.
- by is step, increment.