How many weeks are there in a year?

How many weeks are there in a year?

There are 365 days in a year. When we divide 365 days by 7(days in a week), we get 52 weeks and 1 day.

Number of weeks in a common year: 365/7 = 52 + 1 day

 

Leap year: 

Leap year occurs every 4 years and a leap year has 366 days. February has 29 days in a leap year.

No of weeks in leap year: 366/7 = 52 + 2 days

List of leap years in the first half of 21st century:

2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020, 2024, 2028, 2032, 2036, 2040, 2044 and 2048.

How many weeks are there in a year

Weeks are there in a year

Years and the weeks in respective years chart:
Year Leap Year Weeks in a Year
2013 no 52weeks + 1day
2014 no 52weeks + 1day
2015 no 52weeks + 1day
2016 yes 52weeks + 2days
2017 no 52weeks + 1day
2018 no 52weeks + 1day
2019 no 52weeks + 1day
2020 yes 52weeks + 2days
2021 no 52weeks + 1day
2022 no 52weeks + 1day
2023 no 52weeks + 1day
2024 yes 52weeks + 2days
2025 no 52weeks + 1day
2026 no 52weeks + 1day

 

Points to Note:

  • A common year has 365 days.  365/7 = 52 weeks + 1 day
  • 7 = days of the week(Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat, and Sun).
  • Leap year adds 1-day to the calendar year (Feb 29 days). (366/7=52 weeks +2 days)

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