Date.prototype.getHours()

The getHours() method returns the hour for the specified date, according to local time.

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Syntax

getHours()

Return value

An integer number, between 0 and 23, representing the hour for the given date according to local time.

Examples

Using getHours()

The second statement below assigns the value 23 to the variable hours, based on the value of the Date object xmas95.

const xmas95 = new Date('December 25, 1995 23:15:30');
const hours = xmas95.getHours();

console.log(hours); // 23

Specifications

Specification
ECMAScript Language Specification
# sec-date.prototype.gethours

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