Round To Nearest (Time Math) In Excel
To round time in Excel just use MROUND function.
Number is the time you want to round.
Multiple is the math you will use to do rounding.
In this example there is a 11:11:11 time in B11 cell. There are several rounding’s you can do.
Rounding to minutes
To round to one minute just use
formula. 60 * 24 is the number of minutes in a day.
To round to 15 minutes change 1 to 15 in formula as follows
That’s easy way to round to minutes in Excel.
Rounding to hours
To round to one hour just use
=MROUND(B11;1/(24)) formula. 24 is the number of hours in a day.
Rounding to seconds
To round to one second just use
=MROUND(B11;1/(24*60*60)) formula. 24 * 60 * 60 is the number of seconds in a day.
To round to 15 seconds just use
Rounding to previous time
To round to previous minute/second/hour just use another function. Instead of MROUND use FLOOR function. Syntax is the same.
Just take a look at below picture and everything should be easy.
Rounding to next time
You can also round to next time. Use CEILING function. Syntax the same.
Compare these rounding’s and do some more examples on your own. There are much more possibilities of rounding in Excel.