The MATLAB is very easy to use language. This is one of the main reason why it is getting popular day by day.

Here, we show how we can read data from the Microsoft excel into the MATLAB. Once we can read the data into the MATLAB, we can do other computations and operations quite easily.

Reading Excel Data in Matlab

Sample data file (global_temp.xlsx)

Matlab script to read global_temp.xlsx

Saving data in Mat or text format for easier and faster use in later programs

—Utpal Kumar (IES,  Academia Sinica)