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## Average Measure

Hello

I hope someone can help.

I want to create a measure to find the current average based on YTD data and that the average changes as the months go on. So as it stands I have three months of data Jan 2019 - March 2019 and a small amount of data from April. I only want to have the average of January - March and when April is finished, the numbers from April will be added to the calculation. Then May, June.....and so on. Is it a Rolling average?

Joe

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## Re: Average Measure

See it all at work in the attached file (based on your pbix)

I think this will get you what you are looking for (YYTD average):

```Measure3 =
MAX ( Actual[DATE] )
VAR _LatestMonthFinalDay =
VAR _LatestDayForCalc =
IF (
_LatestMonthFinalDay;
EOMONTH ( _LatestMonthFinalDay; -1 )
)
RETURN
IF (
MAX ( 'DATE'[DATE] ) <= _LatestDayForCalc;
AVERAGEX (
FILTER (
DISTINCT ( 'DATE'[Date.1].[Month] );
CALCULATE ( MAX ( 'DATE'[DATE] ) ) <= _LatestDayForCalc
);
"_Res"; [Percentage_Completed]
);
[_Res]
)
)```

I also created another measure, similar to what you already have and to be used in the charts, that returns the measure value only for the months that are complete in the data:

```Measure1 =
MAX ( Actual[DATE] )
VAR _LatestMonthFinalDay =
VAR _LatestDayForCalc =
IF (
_LatestMonthFinalDay;
EOMONTH ( _LatestMonthFinalDay; -1 )
)
RETURN
IF ( MAX ( 'DATE'[DATE] ) <= _LatestDayForCalc; [Percentage_Completed] )```
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Super User

## Re: Average Measure

Please share sample data of the tables in your model if you want to get an accurate answer. With the little info you provide, I would venture the following measure in a card visual:

```Measure =
VAR _LatestDate =
MAX ( Table1[Date] )
VAR _LatestMonthFinalDay =
EOMONTH ( _LatestDate, 0 )
VAR _LatestDateForCalc =
IF (
_LatestDate = _LatestMonthFinalDay,
_LatestMonthFinalDay,
EOMONTH ( _LatestMonthFinalDay, -1 )
)
RETURN
CALCULATE (
AVERAGE ( Table1[Field_you_want_the_average_on] ),
FILTER ( ALL ( Table1[Date] ), Table1[Date] <= _LatestDateForCalc )
)```

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Regular Visitor

## Re: Average Measure

Hello AIB

First thanks for the formula. I should have been clearer in my explaination.

I actually need to Average the result of a Measure that I have.

I have a two tables one with forecasted calls per month and another table with completed calls at various intervals.

I created two measures

My formula for completed calls is

Calculate(
DISTINCTCOUNT(CALLS, [ID]),
FILTER(CALLS, [CALLSTATUSID] = "COMPLETED")

Calculate(
SUMX(FORECASTEDCALLS, [CALLAMOUNT])

I then created another Measure to work out the percentage of completed calls against the forecasted result. This works fine when in a line chart. So far so good. And from this final measure, I want to create an Average.

Looking at your I may need to create a table with Month and Year and then add the values from both tables?

Thanks

Joe

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Super User

## Re: Average Measure

See it all at work in the attached file (based on your pbix)

I think this will get you what you are looking for (YYTD average):

```Measure3 =
MAX ( Actual[DATE] )
VAR _LatestMonthFinalDay =
VAR _LatestDayForCalc =
IF (
_LatestMonthFinalDay;
EOMONTH ( _LatestMonthFinalDay; -1 )
)
RETURN
IF (
MAX ( 'DATE'[DATE] ) <= _LatestDayForCalc;
AVERAGEX (
FILTER (
DISTINCT ( 'DATE'[Date.1].[Month] );
CALCULATE ( MAX ( 'DATE'[DATE] ) ) <= _LatestDayForCalc
);
"_Res"; [Percentage_Completed]
);
[_Res]
)
)```

I also created another measure, similar to what you already have and to be used in the charts, that returns the measure value only for the months that are complete in the data:

```Measure1 =
MAX ( Actual[DATE] )
VAR _LatestMonthFinalDay =
VAR _LatestDayForCalc =
IF (
_LatestMonthFinalDay;
EOMONTH ( _LatestMonthFinalDay; -1 )
)
RETURN
IF ( MAX ( 'DATE'[DATE] ) <= _LatestDayForCalc; [Percentage_Completed] )```
Regular Visitor

## Re: Average Measure

Perfect!

Thank you so much. I really apprciate it.

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