### HOW MANY FRIDAYS ARE THERE EACH YEAR?

In the year 2021, there are exactly **53 Fridays.** This is not always an easy question to answer. Generally, it will equal the number of weeks in a year, but only for certain days of the week.

While most years have **365 days,** leap years have **366**. This equates to **52 weeks** (with each week consisting of exactly seven days) PLUS one or two additional days.

The year 2021 will contain precisely 365 days. Now, if the calendar year begins on a **Friday **in a non-leap year, there are **53 Fridays**. Alternatively, if one of the first **two days** falls on a Friday during a leap year, you can obtain **53 Fridays**.

Consult the calendars below for **January **and **December** 2021 to determine the exact start and end dates of the year.

### January 1st, 2021 is a Friday.

It is the 1st day of the year, and in the 1st quarter of the year. There are **31 days** in this month. 2021 is not a leap year, so there are **365 **days in this year.

### December 31st, 2021 is a Friday.

It is the **365th day** of the year and in the **4th quarter **of the year. Count days in a year. Select which day you want to **count**, then enter a **year**.

Due to date calculation restrictions, the allowable range of years is from **1753 **to **2038**.

### How Many Fridays in a Year for 2022?

– There are **52 Fridays** in a year for 2022.

In most years, there are **52 Fridays** in a year because there are **52 weeks **in a year.