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    Date.prototype.getDate()

    Summary

    The getDate() method returns the day of the month for the specified date according to local time.

    Syntax

    dateObj.getDate()

    Parameters

    None.

    Returns

    The value returned by getDate() is an integer between 1 and 31.

    Examples

    Example: Using getDate()

    The second statement below assigns the value 25 to the variable day, based on the value of the Date object Xmas95.

    var Xmas95 = new Date('December 25, 1995 23:15:30');
    var day = Xmas95.getDate();
    
    console.log(day); // 25
    

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    ECMAScript 1st Edition. Standard Initial definition. Implemented in JavaScript 1.1.
    ECMAScript 5.1 (ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'Date.prototype.getDate' in that specification.
    Standard  
    ECMAScript 6 (ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'Date.prototype.getDate' in that specification.
    Release Candidate  

    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

    Document Tags and Contributors

    Last updated by: Mingun,
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