# FromIso8601WeekNumber / ToIso8601WeekNumber

```/// <summary>
/// Converts a date to a week number.
/// ISO 8601 week 1 is the week that contains the first Thursday that year.
/// </summary>
public static int ToIso8601Weeknumber(this DateTime date)
{
var thursday = date.AddDays(3 - date.DayOfWeek.DayOffset());
return (thursday.DayOfYear - 1) / 7 + 1;
}

/// <summary>
/// Converts a week number to a date.
/// Note: Week 1 of a year may start in the previous year.
/// ISO 8601 week 1 is the week that contains the first Thursday that year, so
/// if December 28 is a Monday, December 31 is a Thursday,
/// and week 1 starts January 4.
/// If December 28 is a later day in the week, week 1 starts earlier.
/// If December 28 is a Sunday, it is in the same week as Thursday January 1.
/// </summary>
public static DateTime FromIso8601Weeknumber(int weekNumber, int? year = null, DayOfWeek day = DayOfWeek.Monday)
{
var dec28 = new DateTime((year ?? DateTime.Today.Year) - 1, 12, 28);
var monday = dec28.AddDays(7 * weekNumber - dec28.DayOfWeek.DayOffset());
}

/// <summary>
/// Iso8601 weeks start on Monday. This returns 0 for Monday.
/// </summary>
private static int DayOffset(this DayOfWeek weekDay)
{
return ((int)weekDay + 6) % 7;
}```
Example:
```var week = new DateTime(2017,1,1).ToIso8601WeekNumber(); // yields 52

var date = FromIso8601Weeknumber(52, 2016, DayOfWeek.Sunday); // yields 1 jan 2017

This is correct: week 52 of 2016 stretches into 2017```

## Description

Converts to and from ISO 8601 Week numbers

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