FLOOR (Transact-SQL)

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)noAzure SQL DatabaseyesAzure SQL Data Warehouse yesParallel Data Warehouse

Returns the largest integer less than or equal to the specified numeric expression.

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Syntax

FLOOR ( numeric_expression )  

Arguments

numeric_expression
Is an expression of the exact numeric or approximate numeric data type category, except for the bit data type.

Return Types

Returns the same type as numeric_expression.

Examples

The following example shows positive numeric, negative numeric, and currency values with the FLOOR function.

SELECT FLOOR(123.45), FLOOR(-123.45), FLOOR($123.45);  

The result is the integer part of the calculated value in the same data type as numeric_expression.

---------      ---------     -----------  
123            -124          123.0000     

Examples: Azure SQL Data Warehouse and Parallel Data Warehouse

The following example shows positive numeric, negative numeric, and values with the FLOOR function.

SELECT FLOOR(123.45), FLOOR(-123.45), FLOOR($123.45);  

The result is the integer part of the calculated value in the same data type as numeric_expression.

-----   ---------    -----------  

123     -124         123

See Also

Mathematical Functions (Transact-SQL)