Date.prototype.getUTCDay()

Summary

The getUTCDay() method returns the day of the week in the specified date according to universal time, where 0 represents Sunday.

Syntax

dateObj.getUTCDay()

Parameters

None.

Returns

The value returned by getUTCDay is an integer corresponding to the day of the week: 0 for Sunday, 1 for Monday, 2 for Tuesday, and so on.

Examples

Example: Using getUTCDay

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

var weekday;
Today = new Date()
weekday = Today.getUTCDay()

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

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Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
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See also

Document Tags and Contributors

Contributors to this page: evilpie, Sheppy, fscholz, Ptak82, Maian, Dria, pimmhogeling
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