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Oracle first weekday of the month

Oracle Database Tips by Donald BurlesonMay 22, 2016

Question: What do I do to find the first Tuesday of the month in SQL?

Answer:  The following SQL will display the first Tuesday weekday of each month in SQL:

with t as(
  select add_months(date '2016-1-1',level-1) dt
  from dual
  connect by level <= 12
  select dt first_of_the_month,
  next_day (dt - 1, 'tue') first_tuesday_the_month
  from t;

You can modify this code to find the first Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the month.

with t as(
          select  add_months(date '2016-1-1',level-1) dt
            from  dual
            connect by level <= 12
select  dt first_of_the_month,
        trunc(dt + 6,'iw') first_monday_the_month
  from  t;

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