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getUTCMonth

Summary

The getUTCMonth() returns the month of the specified date according to universal time.

Syntax

dateObj.getUTCMonth()

Parameters

None.

Returns

The value returned by getUTCMonth is an integer between 0 and 11 corresponding to the month. 0 for January, 1 for February, 2 for March, and so on.

Examples

Example: Using getUTCMonth

The following example assigns the month portion of the current date to the variable mon.

var mon;
Today = new Date();
mon = Today.getUTCMonth();

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
ECMAScript 1st Edition. Implemented in JavaScript 1.3 Standard Initial definition.
ECMAScript Language Specification 5.1th Edition (ECMA-262) Standard  
ECMAScript Language Specification 6th Edition (ECMA-262) Draft  

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

See also

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 Last updated by: Sevenspade,