How Many Days Until Easter

Our countdown tool is your one-stop shop for all things Easter-date related! It displays the date of Easter, along with a breakdown in days, weeks, hours, and even the remaining months and days.

Days Until Easter Calculator

Calculate how many days until Easter.

Alternative Ways to Find Out How Many Days Until Easter

1. Online Calculators

We also have an online calculator that can instantly tell you how many days are left until Easter. Just input the current date and the date of Easter, and the tool will do the rest.

3. The Easter Sunday Rule

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Easter Sunday always falls on the first Sunday after the first full moon that occurs on or after the March equinox (typically around March 20th or 21st). Knowing this rule, you can:

  1. Look up the date of the first full moon following the March equinox for the target year. 
  2. Find the first Sunday following that full moon. This will be your Easter Sunday!


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Event Date Day of the Week
March Equinox March 20 Thursday
First Full Moon After Equinox April 8 Tuesday
Easter Sunday April 13 Sunday

3. Excel Method

Using Excel, you can create a formula to calculate the days until Easter. Here’s a simple way to do it:

  • Enter the date of Easter in a cell.
  • Use the formula =DATEDIF(TODAY(), [Easter Date Cell], "d") to find the number of days remaining.

Factors Affecting the Date of Easter

Easter is not fixed to a specific date each year. It is affected by several factors. Understanding these factors can help you understand why Easter’s date changes each year.

Factor Description
Lunar Calendar Easter is based on the lunar calendar, particularly the phases of the moon.
Equinox The spring equinox on March 21 is a key date for determining Easter.
Full Moon Easter falls on the first Sunday after the first full moon following the spring equinox.

There are a few factors that can affect the date of Easter but don’t worry, countdown factors all of them.

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