Arithmetic overflow error converting expression to data type %1!.

Error Message:
Msg 8115, Level 16, State 2, Line 1
Arithmetic overflow error converting expression to data type %1!.

Severity level:

This error message appears when you try to convert a value of a certain datatype to another datatype, but that value is too large for the second datatype.

The T-SQL statement can be parsed, but causes the error at runtime.

Error of the Severity level 16 are generated by the user and can be fixed by the SQL Server user. Either the offending data needs to be corrected or a wider datatype has to be choosen.

All versions of SQL Server.

SELECT CAST(‘-922,337,203,685,477.5809′ AS MONEY)

In the above example the string is less than the allowed lower bound for the MONEY datatype. This raises the error.


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