# Date sequence generator

World's simplest time toolWith this browser-based application, you can create a sequence of calendar dates. You can switch between ascending or descending date order and specify the duration between consecutive dates. You can also specify the start date, change the sequence length, and adjust the date separator symbol. Additionally, you can control date padding, choose the calendar date format from a variety of predefined formats, adjust the clock time format, and create arbitrary new date formats. Created by computer nerds from team Browserling.

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## What is a date sequence generator?

learn more about this toolThis is a quick online utility for generating a sequential list of increasing or decreasing calendar dates. The sequence starts from the specified date and has the specified length. For example, the start date could be "2000-01-01", the sequence length could be 12 dates, and the interval between the dates could be "6 months". This sequence will then look like this: 2000-01-01, 2000-07-01, 2001-01-01, 2001-07-01, …. The calendar dates in the list may increase or decrease depending on the selected mode. In the options, you can specify the interval between two consecutive dates in the sequence. For example, the interval "1 month 2 days" creates the sequence: 2000-01-01, 2000-02-03, 2000-03-05, 2000-04-07, …. Similarly, you can specify the interval using other date and time components and their abbreviations: "1 year", "20 hours", "4yr 6mo 20d 40min", and so on. The program also has an additional option called "Fuzzy Interval". It allows you to create slighly random intervals between the sequence dates. For example, if the full interval is "20 days" and the fuzzy interval is "2 days", then the program will introduce up to 2 day perturations in the intervals so that they range from 20-2 days to 20+2 days. That is, the intervals between dates will be 18, 19, 20, 21, or 22 days. By default, the program displays all dates in a vertical column, but you can specify any date separator in the options. If the dates also include a clock part, then you can change the time format by switching from a 24-hour clock to a 12-hour clock. You can choose from a variety of date and time formats, including numeric months, spelled months, full days of the week or abbreviated days of the week. You can also create your own calendar date format by selecting the "Custom" mode from the list and entering a date template using special date component symbols (such as "YYYY", "MM", "DD", and others). Timeabulous!

## Date sequence generator examples

Click to useIncreasing Calendar Dates

In this example, we create an ascending sequence of calendar dates. We start from the date 2025-01-01 and increment each subsequent date by 20 days. We generate 10 sequence items and output them in a vertical column.

2025-01-01 00:00:00
2025-01-21 00:00:00
2025-02-10 00:00:00
2025-03-02 00:00:00
2025-03-22 00:00:00
2025-04-11 00:00:00
2025-05-01 00:00:00
2025-05-21 00:00:00
2025-06-10 00:00:00
2025-06-30 00:00:00

**Required options**

Set the first calendar date of

the sequence.

the sequence.

Set the total length of the

date sequence.

date sequence.

Set the delimiter symbol of

the date sequence.

the date sequence.

Create a sequence of dates

in ascending order.

in ascending order.

Set the interval to increase

or decrease dates by.

or decrease dates by.

Set the deviation factor for

generating non-linear date

sequences.

generating non-linear date

sequences.

Use 12hr clock in a sequence.

Use padded dates in a sequence.

Select calendar date format.

Create date format with notation:

• YYYY/YY – year

• MMMM/MMM/MM – month

• dddd/ddd – day of week

• DD – day

• hh – hour

• mm – minute

• ss – second

• YYYY/YY – year

• MMMM/MMM/MM – month

• dddd/ddd – day of week

• DD – day

• hh – hour

• mm – minute

• ss – second

Decreasing Calendar Dates

In this example, we switch to the descending date sequence mode and generate a print-out of 6 dates. We subtract several different date and time components from the starting date (we subtract 1 year, 4 months, 10 days, and 6 hours), and we also set the fuzzy interval to 2 days. The fuzzy interval adds a little bit of randomness in the days component and instead of it always being 10 days, it can now be 8, 9, 10, 11, or 12 days. For the clock, We use the 12-hour time format. We display the dates with abbreviated month names and week days names.

Sat, Dec 31, 2050 0:0:0 am
Sun, Aug 22, 2049 6:0:0 pm
Sat, Apr 11, 2048 12:0:0 pm
Sat, Dec 1, 2046 6:0:0 am
Sun, Jul 23, 2045 0:0:0 am
Sat, Mar 12, 2044 6:0:0 pm

**Required options**

Set the first calendar date of

the sequence.

the sequence.

Set the total length of the

date sequence.

date sequence.

Set the delimiter symbol of

the date sequence.

the date sequence.

Create a sequence of dates

in descending order.

in descending order.

Set the interval to increase

or decrease dates by.

or decrease dates by.

Set the deviation factor for

generating non-linear date

sequences.

generating non-linear date

sequences.

Use 12hr clock in a sequence.

Use padded dates in a sequence.

Select calendar date format.

Create date format with notation:

• YYYY/YY – year

• MMMM/MMM/MM – month

• dddd/ddd – day of week

• DD – day

• hh – hour

• mm – minute

• ss – second

• YYYY/YY – year

• MMMM/MMM/MM – month

• dddd/ddd – day of week

• DD – day

• hh – hour

• mm – minute

• ss – second

Custom Date Sequence

In this example, we generate a semicolon-separated list of eight custom-format dates. The calendar dates start on 2024-04-24 and they are increased by 1 year, 1 month, and 1 day. We switch to the custom date format mode and create a template "YYYY.MM.DD" for the dates. This template creates the output format that prints the full 4-digit year, followed by a dot, followed by the full 2-digit month, followed by a dot, followed by the full 2-digit day.

2024.04.24; 2025.05.25; 2026.06.26; 2027.07.27; 2028.08.28; 2029.09.29; 2030.10.30; 2031.12.01

**Required options**

Set the first calendar date of

the sequence.

the sequence.

Set the total length of the

date sequence.

date sequence.

Set the delimiter symbol of

the date sequence.

the date sequence.

Create a sequence of dates

in ascending order.

in ascending order.

Set the interval to increase

or decrease dates by.

or decrease dates by.

Set the deviation factor for

generating non-linear date

sequences.

generating non-linear date

sequences.

Use 12hr clock in a sequence.

Use padded dates in a sequence.

Select calendar date format.

Create date format with notation:

• YYYY/YY – year

• MMMM/MMM/MM – month

• dddd/ddd – day of week

• DD – day

• hh – hour

• mm – minute

• ss – second

• YYYY/YY – year

• MMMM/MMM/MM – month

• dddd/ddd – day of week

• DD – day

• hh – hour

• mm – minute

• ss – second

Pro tips Master online time tools

You can pass options to this tool using their codes as query arguments and it will automatically compute output. To get the code of an option, just hover over its icon. Here's how to type it in your browser's address bar. Click to try!

https://onlinetools.com/time/generate-date-sequence?start-date=2025-01-01%2000%253A00%253A00&count=10&separator=%255Cn&increasing=true&interval=20%20days&fuzzy-interval=0&format=YYYY-MM-DD%20hh%253Amm%253Ass&custom-format=YYYY_MMM_DD_ddd&use-12hr-time=false&padding=true

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