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Date.prototype.getUTCHours()

The getUTCHours() method returns the hours in the specified date according to universal time.

Syntax

dateObj.getUTCHours()

Parameters

None.

Return value

The value returned by getUTCHours() is an integer between 0 and 23.

Examples

Using getUTCHours()

The following example assigns the hours portion of the current time to the variable hours.

var today = new Date();
var hours = today.getUTCHours();

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.getUTCHours' in that specification.
Standard  
ECMAScript 2015 (6th Edition, ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Date.prototype.getUTCHours' in that specification.
Standard  
ECMAScript 2017 Draft (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Date.prototype.getUTCHours' in that specification.
Draft  

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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