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JavaScript Date getUTCMonth()

Examples

Get the month, according to universal time:

const d = new Date();
let month = d.getUTCMonth();
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Get the name of the month (not just a number):

const month = ["January","February","March","April","May","June","July","August","September","October","November","December"];
const d = new Date()
let month = month[d.getUTCMonth()];
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Definition and Usage

getUTCMonth() returns the month (0 to 11) of a date.

getUTCMonth() returns the month according to UTC.

January = 0, February = 1, ... (See below):

Notes

UTC (Universal Time Coordinated) is the time set by the World Time Standard.

UTC time is the same as GMT time (Greenwich Mean Time).

All JavaScript getUTC methods assume that the date is of local time.


Syntax

Date.getUTCMonth()

Parameters

NONE

Return Value

Type Description
A numberThe month of the date (0 to 11).


Browser Support

getUTCMonth() is an ECMAScript1 (ES1) feature.

ES1 (JavaScript 1997) is fully supported in all browsers:

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