# What Date Is 6 Weeks Ago From Today?

Are you trying to figure out what the date was six weeks ago?

## Date 6 Weeks Ago:

Friday, August 9, 2024

The date 6 weeks ago from today is Friday, August 9, 2024, which is 42 days ago from now. This calculation is made using today's date (September 20, 2024).

You can validate this result using our weeks from today or time duration calculators.

The following chart shows the date 6 weeks ago from today and various other days.
Start DateDate 6 Weeks Prior
September 16, 2024August 5, 2024
September 17, 2024August 6, 2024
September 18, 2024August 7, 2024
September 19, 2024August 8, 2024
September 20, 2024August 9, 2024
September 21, 2024August 10, 2024
September 22, 2024August 11, 2024
September 23, 2024August 12, 2024
September 24, 2024August 13, 2024

## How to Calculate the Date 6 Weeks Ago

You can easily find the date six weeks ago by looking at a calendar. First, find the starting date on the calendar, then count backward one week at a time until you've counted 6 total weeks.

Instead of counting up, you can move backward one week at a time while subtracting 1 from 6 for each week you move backward. Continue this process of subtracting the weeks until your original number of weeks has reached zero after subtracting. The result is the date 6 weeks ago.

You can use this same method to find the date in 6 weeks.

## How Much Time Is Six Weeks Ago?

Six weeks ago is the same amount of time as: