Date.prototype.getUTCMonth()

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

Syntax

getUTCMonth()

Return value

An integer number, between 0 and 11, corresponding to the month of the given date according to universal time. 0 for January, 1 for February, 2 for March, and so on.

Examples

Using getUTCMonth()

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

var today = new Date();
var month = today.getUTCMonth();

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

See also