Date.prototype.getUTCDay()

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

Syntax

getUTCDay()

Return value

An integer number corresponding to the day of the week for the given date, according to universal time: 0 for Sunday, 1 for Monday, 2 for Tuesday, and so on.

Examples

Using getUTCDay()

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

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

Specifications

Specification
ECMAScript (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Date.prototype.getUTCDay' in that specification.

Browser compatibility

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See also