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# How to Calculate the Difference between Two Dates | Nickzom Calculator

Last Updated on February 14, 2024

Have you ever wondered how you can know the difference between two dates down to the days, hours, minutes and/or seconds? I bet many people have and are still confused. Not anymore, because with one calculator, you can solve the difference between two dates in a jiffy.

I can remember when I thought of it. I wanted to know the number of days remaining for me to be done with my National Youth Service Corp Scheme. Then, I decided to develop an app that could tell me the difference in hours between two dates and also provide me with the information of other units as well. Curious much? yes.

Today, I would very much like to inform you that you can also find out the remaining seconds or minutes for the year of 2018 to be over.

To get answers for the difference between two dates is very easy. All you need are the two dates (start date and end date).

For the purpose of this post made on the 16th of December, 2018. I would like to know the number of minutes left for me to see 2019.

Therefore, our start date is 16 December, 2018 and our end date is 1 January, 2019.

### Using the Nickzom Calculator to Find the Difference Between Two Dates

Nickzom Calculator (The Calculator Encyclopedia) is able and capable of providing us with this information on a platter. You can access Nickzom Calculator via any of these means:
Web – https://www.nickzom.org/calculator-plus
Android (Paid) – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.nickzom.nickzomcalculator
Apple (Paid) – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/nickzom-calculator/id1331162702?mt=8

Once you have Nickzom Calculator, proceed to the Calculator Map, then click on Date Calculator under the Calculator section.

For the purpose of this post, click on Difference Between Two Dates

On clicking on the link, takes us to the page or activity to enter the start date and end date.

It’s time to enter the values for start date and end date. Since we want to know the number of minutes till the end of 2018. Our start date remains constant, since today is 16 Dec, 2018. The end date becomes 01 Jan, 2019. Since 01 Jan, 2019 is not a day in 2018 we do not tick include end date (Add 1 Day).

Now, click on Calculate

From Precise Date Difference, we have 23,040 minutes till the end of 2018. Therefore, start counting down and I hope to see you by the end of the year.

Peace!