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    Date.prototype.getMonth()

    Summary

    The getMonth() method returns the month in the specified date according to local time, as a zero-based value (where zero indicates the first month of the year).

    Syntax

    dateObj.getMonth()

    Parameters

    None.

    Returns

    The value returned by getMonth() is an integer between 0 and 11. 0 corresponds to January, 1 to February, and so on.

    Examples

    Example: Using getMonth()

    The second statement below assigns the value 11 to the variable month, based on the value of the Date object Xmas95.

    var Xmas95 = new Date('December 25, 1995 23:15:30');
    var month = Xmas95.getMonth();
    
    console.log(month); // 11
    

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    ECMAScript 1st Edition. Standard Initial definition. Implemented in JavaScript 1.0.
    ECMAScript 5.1 (ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'Date.prototype.getMonth' in that specification.
    Standard  
    ECMAScript 6 (ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'Date.prototype.getMonth' 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

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