Order dates in MySQL with the format “01 August 2019”?

MySQLMySQLi Database

To display dates like “01 August 2019”, use ORDER BY STR_TO_DATE(). Let us first create a −

mysql> create table DemoTable1435
   -> (
   -> DueDate varchar(60)
   -> );
Query OK, 0 rows affected (1.08 sec)

Insert some records in the table using insert −

mysql> insert into DemoTable1435 values('01 August 2019');
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.34 sec)
mysql> insert into DemoTable1435 values('01 Feb 2018');
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.16 sec)
mysql> insert into DemoTable1435 values('31 Jan 2017');
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.08 sec)
mysql> insert into DemoTable1435 values('01 March 2019');
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.11 sec)

Display all records from the table using select −

mysql> select * from DemoTable1435;

This will produce the following output −

+----------------+
| DueDate        |
+----------------+
| 01 August 2019 |
| 01 Feb 2018    |
| 31 Jan 2017    |
| 01 March 2019  |
+----------------+
4 rows in set (0.00 sec)

Following is the query to order dates in MySQL with the format “01 August 2019” −

mysql> select * from DemoTable1435
   -> order by str_to_date(DueDate,'%d %M %Y');

This will produce the following output −

+----------------+
| DueDate        |
+----------------+
| 31 Jan 2017    |
| 01 Feb 2018    |
| 01 March 2019  |
| 01 August 2019 |
+----------------+
4 rows in set (0.04 sec)
raja
Published on 12-Nov-2019 06:41:44
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