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The getUTCDate() method returns the day (date) of the month in the specified date according to universal time.

Syntax

dateObj.getUTCDate()

Return value

An integer number, between 1 and 31, representing the day of the month in the given date according to universal time.

Examples

Using getUTCDate()

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

var today = new Date();
var day = today.getUTCDate();

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
ECMAScript 1st Edition (ECMA-262) Standard Initial definition. Implemented in JavaScript 1.3.
ECMAScript 5.1 (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Date.prototype.getUTCDate' in that specification.
Standard  
ECMAScript 2015 (6th Edition, ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Date.prototype.getUTCDate' in that specification.
Standard  
ECMAScript Latest Draft (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Date.prototype.getUTCDate' in that specification.
Draft  

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeFirefoxEdgeInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic Support(Yes)(Yes)(Yes)(Yes)(Yes)(Yes)
FeatureAndroidChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidIE mobileOpera AndroidiOS Safari
Basic Support(Yes)(Yes)(Yes)(Yes)(Yes)(Yes)(Yes)

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