Week Number 53 of the current year 2023 is defined as follows.
European and Asian calculation
Mainly in Europe and Asia, the international ISO 8601 definition is used for counting calendar weeks:
In the USA, Canada and most Latin American countries, Australia, Japan, Israel, South Korea and others, the following definition of Week 53 applies:
The date of the calendar Week 53 and other years
The following table provides an overview of the calendar Week 53 for each year. The beginning of the calendar Week 53 and its end are shown according to the two most commonly used definitions of calendar weeks worldwide. The first is the international ISO standard for Week 53, referred to here as the "European" calculation method. It is mainly used in Europe and Asia. On the other hand, the "American" calculation method for weeks is listed, which is mainly used in North and South America, Australia and Japan.
|Week Number 53|
|Start of Week 53||End of Week 53||ISO Name|
|2020||European||Monday, December 28, 2020||Sunday, January 3, 2021||2020‑W53|
|American||Sunday, December 27, 2020||Thursday, December 31, 2020||-|
|2021||European||2021 week 53 does not exist||2021 has only 52 calendar weeks||2021‑W53|
|American||Sunday, December 26, 2021||Friday, December 31, 2021||-|
|2022||European||2022 week 53 does not exist||2022 has only 52 calendar weeks||2022‑W53|
|American||Sunday, December 25, 2022||Saturday, December 31, 2022||-|
|2023||European||2023 week 53 does not exist||2023 has only 52 calendar weeks||2023‑W53|
|American||Sunday, December 31, 2023||Sunday, December 31, 2023||-|
|2024||European||2024 week 53 does not exist||2024 has only 52 calendar weeks||2024‑W53|
|American||Sunday, December 29, 2024||Tuesday, December 31, 2024||-|
|2025||European||2025 week 53 does not exist||2025 has only 52 calendar weeks||2025‑W53|
|American||Sunday, December 28, 2025||Wednesday, December 31, 2025||-|
|2026||European||Monday, December 28, 2026||Sunday, January 3, 2027||2026‑W53|
|American||Sunday, December 27, 2026||Thursday, December 31, 2026||-|
Determine Week 53 or other calendar weeks in the calculator
In the Calendar Week Calculator, the entry for the European ISO calendar Week 53 is preset. Of course, you can also enter other values here to determine the date of the beginning of the week or the end of the week.
Calendar Week Calculator for other years
For calendar years further back or in the future, you will find the beginning and end of the corresponding calendar week in the Calendar Week Calculator.
As source for the information in the 'Week Numbers' category, we have used in particular:
Last update on March 20, 2023
The pages of the 'Week Numbers' category were last editorially reviewed by Michael Mühl on March 20, 2023. They all correspond to the current status.
Previous changes on June 25, 2021
- Publication of the Week Number Calculator
- Editorial revision of all texts in this category