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getUTCMonth()  Date  instance method

Description

Returns the UTC month of the year (0-11) for the specified date.

Syntax


Signature Description
aDate.getUTCMonth()Returns the UTC month of the year (0-11) for the specified date.

Parameters

None.

Examples

The code below shows examples of the getUTCMonth() method of Date.




// Create a Date instance for the current date and time.
var todaysDate = new Date();
alert(todaysDate);

// Get UTC month as a number.
alert(todaysDate.getUTCMonth() + ' = UTC Month as a number');


// Use an array to display the UTC month as a string.
var months = ['January', 'February', 'March', 'April', 'May', 'June', 'July', 
              'August', 'September', 'October', 'November', 'December']; 

alert(months[todaysDate.getUTCMonth()] + ' = UTC Month as a string');


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