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Calendar.GetDaysInMonth Method

Returns the number of days in the specified month.

Overload List

Returns the number of days in the specified month in the specified year in the current era.

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

[Visual Basic] Overloads Public Overridable Function GetDaysInMonth(Integer, Integer) As Integer
[C#] public virtual int GetDaysInMonth(int, int);
[C++] public: virtual int GetDaysInMonth(int, int);
[JScript] public function GetDaysInMonth(int, int) : int;

When overridden in a derived class, returns the number of days in the specified month in the specified year in the specified era.

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

[Visual Basic] Overloads Public MustOverride Function GetDaysInMonth(Integer, Integer, Integer) As Integer
[C#] public abstract int GetDaysInMonth(int, int, int);
[C++] public: virtual int GetDaysInMonth(int, int, int) = 0;
[JScript] public abstract function GetDaysInMonth(int, int, int) : int;

Example

[Visual Basic, C#, C++] The following code example compares different implementations of the Calendar class.

[Visual Basic, C#, C++] Note   This example shows how to use one of the overloaded versions of GetDaysInMonth. For other examples that might be available, see the individual overload topics.
[Visual Basic] 
Imports System
Imports System.Globalization


Public Class SamplesCalendar   

   Public Shared Sub Main()

      ' Creates an instance of every Calendar type.
      Dim myCals(7) As Calendar
      myCals(0) = New GregorianCalendar()
      myCals(1) = New HebrewCalendar()
      myCals(2) = New HijriCalendar()
      myCals(3) = New JapaneseCalendar()
      myCals(4) = New JulianCalendar()
      myCals(5) = New KoreanCalendar()
      myCals(6) = New TaiwanCalendar()
      myCals(7) = New ThaiBuddhistCalendar()

      ' For each calendar, displays the current year, the number of months in that year,
      ' and the number of days in each month of that year.
      Dim i, j, iYear, iMonth, iDay As Integer
      Dim myDT As DateTime = DateTime.Today

      For i = 0 To myCals.Length - 1
         iYear = myCals(i).GetYear(myDT)
         Console.WriteLine()
         Console.WriteLine("{0}, Year: {1}", myCals(i).GetType(), myCals(i).GetYear(myDT))
         Console.WriteLine("   MonthsInYear: {0}", myCals(i).GetMonthsInYear(iYear))
         Console.WriteLine("   DaysInYear: {0}", myCals(i).GetDaysInYear(iYear))
         Console.WriteLine("   Days in each month:")
         Console.Write("      ")
         
         For j = 1 To myCals(i).GetMonthsInYear(iYear)
            Console.Write(" {0,-5}", myCals(i).GetDaysInMonth(iYear, j))
         Next j
         Console.WriteLine()
         
         iMonth = myCals(i).GetMonth(myDT)
         iDay = myCals(i).GetDayOfMonth(myDT)
         Console.WriteLine("   IsLeapDay:   {0}", myCals(i).IsLeapDay(iYear, iMonth, iDay))
         Console.WriteLine("   IsLeapMonth: {0}", myCals(i).IsLeapMonth(iYear, iMonth))
         Console.WriteLine("   IsLeapYear:  {0}", myCals(i).IsLeapYear(iYear))
      Next i 

   End Sub 'Main

End Class 'SamplesCalendar 


'This code produces the following output.  The results vary depending on the date.

'

'System.Globalization.GregorianCalendar, Year: 2002

'   MonthsInYear: 12

'   DaysInYear: 365

'   Days in each month:

'       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   

'   IsLeapDay:   False

'   IsLeapMonth: False

'   IsLeapYear:  False

'

'System.Globalization.HebrewCalendar, Year: 5763

'   MonthsInYear: 13

'   DaysInYear: 385

'   Days in each month:

'       30    30    30    29    30    30    29    30    29    30    29    30    29   

'   IsLeapDay:   False

'   IsLeapMonth: False

'   IsLeapYear:  True

'

'System.Globalization.HijriCalendar, Year: 1423

'   MonthsInYear: 12

'   DaysInYear: 355

'   Days in each month:

'       30    29    30    29    30    29    30    29    30    29    30    30   

'   IsLeapDay:   False

'   IsLeapMonth: False

'   IsLeapYear:  True

'

'System.Globalization.JapaneseCalendar, Year: 14

'   MonthsInYear: 12

'   DaysInYear: 365

'   Days in each month:

'       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   

'   IsLeapDay:   False

'   IsLeapMonth: False

'   IsLeapYear:  False

'

'System.Globalization.JulianCalendar, Year: 2002

'   MonthsInYear: 12

'   DaysInYear: 365

'   Days in each month:

'       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   

'   IsLeapDay:   False

'   IsLeapMonth: False

'   IsLeapYear:  False

'

'System.Globalization.KoreanCalendar, Year: 4335

'   MonthsInYear: 12

'   DaysInYear: 365

'   Days in each month:

'       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   

'   IsLeapDay:   False

'   IsLeapMonth: False

'   IsLeapYear:  False

'

'System.Globalization.TaiwanCalendar, Year: 91

'   MonthsInYear: 12

'   DaysInYear: 365

'   Days in each month:

'       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   

'   IsLeapDay:   False

'   IsLeapMonth: False

'   IsLeapYear:  False

'

'System.Globalization.ThaiBuddhistCalendar, Year: 2545

'   MonthsInYear: 12

'   DaysInYear: 365

'   Days in each month:

'       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   

'   IsLeapDay:   False

'   IsLeapMonth: False

'   IsLeapYear:  False

[C#] 
using System;
using System.Globalization;


public class SamplesCalendar  {

   public static void Main()  {

      // Creates an instance of every Calendar type.
      Calendar[] myCals = new Calendar[8];
      myCals[0] = new GregorianCalendar();
      myCals[1] = new HebrewCalendar();
      myCals[2] = new HijriCalendar();
      myCals[3] = new JapaneseCalendar();
      myCals[4] = new JulianCalendar();
      myCals[5] = new KoreanCalendar();
      myCals[6] = new TaiwanCalendar();
      myCals[7] = new ThaiBuddhistCalendar();

      // For each calendar, displays the current year, the number of months in that year,
      // and the number of days in each month of that year.
      int i, j, iYear, iMonth, iDay;
      DateTime myDT = DateTime.Today;

      for ( i = 0; i < myCals.Length; i++ )  {
         iYear = myCals[i].GetYear( myDT );
         Console.WriteLine();
         Console.WriteLine( "{0}, Year: {1}", myCals[i].GetType(), myCals[i].GetYear( myDT ) );
         Console.WriteLine( "   MonthsInYear: {0}", myCals[i].GetMonthsInYear( iYear ) );
         Console.WriteLine( "   DaysInYear: {0}", myCals[i].GetDaysInYear( iYear ) );
         Console.WriteLine( "   Days in each month:" );
         Console.Write( "      " );

         for ( j = 1; j <= myCals[i].GetMonthsInYear( iYear ); j++ )
            Console.Write( " {0,-5}", myCals[i].GetDaysInMonth( iYear, j ) );
         Console.WriteLine();

         iMonth = myCals[i].GetMonth( myDT );
         iDay = myCals[i].GetDayOfMonth( myDT );
         Console.WriteLine( "   IsLeapDay:   {0}", myCals[i].IsLeapDay( iYear, iMonth, iDay ) );
         Console.WriteLine( "   IsLeapMonth: {0}", myCals[i].IsLeapMonth( iYear, iMonth ) );
         Console.WriteLine( "   IsLeapYear:  {0}", myCals[i].IsLeapYear( iYear ) );

      }

   }

}


/*
This code produces the following output.  The results vary depending on the date.

System.Globalization.GregorianCalendar, Year: 2002
   MonthsInYear: 12
   DaysInYear: 365
   Days in each month:
       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   
   IsLeapDay:   False
   IsLeapMonth: False
   IsLeapYear:  False

System.Globalization.HebrewCalendar, Year: 5763
   MonthsInYear: 13
   DaysInYear: 385
   Days in each month:
       30    30    30    29    30    30    29    30    29    30    29    30    29   
   IsLeapDay:   False
   IsLeapMonth: False
   IsLeapYear:  True

System.Globalization.HijriCalendar, Year: 1423
   MonthsInYear: 12
   DaysInYear: 355
   Days in each month:
       30    29    30    29    30    29    30    29    30    29    30    30   
   IsLeapDay:   False
   IsLeapMonth: False
   IsLeapYear:  True

System.Globalization.JapaneseCalendar, Year: 14
   MonthsInYear: 12
   DaysInYear: 365
   Days in each month:
       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   
   IsLeapDay:   False
   IsLeapMonth: False
   IsLeapYear:  False

System.Globalization.JulianCalendar, Year: 2002
   MonthsInYear: 12
   DaysInYear: 365
   Days in each month:
       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   
   IsLeapDay:   False
   IsLeapMonth: False
   IsLeapYear:  False

System.Globalization.KoreanCalendar, Year: 4335
   MonthsInYear: 12
   DaysInYear: 365
   Days in each month:
       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   
   IsLeapDay:   False
   IsLeapMonth: False
   IsLeapYear:  False

System.Globalization.TaiwanCalendar, Year: 91
   MonthsInYear: 12
   DaysInYear: 365
   Days in each month:
       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   
   IsLeapDay:   False
   IsLeapMonth: False
   IsLeapYear:  False

System.Globalization.ThaiBuddhistCalendar, Year: 2545
   MonthsInYear: 12
   DaysInYear: 365
   Days in each month:
       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   
   IsLeapDay:   False
   IsLeapMonth: False
   IsLeapYear:  False

*/

[C++] 
#using <mscorlib.dll>
using namespace System;
using namespace System::Globalization;

int main() {
   // Creates an instance of every Calendar type.
   Calendar* myCals[] = new Calendar*[8];
   myCals->Item[0] = new GregorianCalendar();
   myCals->Item[1] = new HebrewCalendar();
   myCals->Item[2] = new HijriCalendar();
   myCals->Item[3] = new JapaneseCalendar();
   myCals->Item[4] = new JulianCalendar();
   myCals->Item[5] = new KoreanCalendar();
   myCals->Item[6] = new TaiwanCalendar();
   myCals->Item[7] = new ThaiBuddhistCalendar();

   // For each calendar, displays the current year, the number of months in that year,
   // and the number of days in each month of that year.
   int i, j, iYear, iMonth, iDay;
   DateTime myDT = DateTime::Today;

   for (i = 0; i < myCals->Length; i++) {
      iYear = myCals[i]->GetYear(myDT);
      Console::WriteLine();
      Console::WriteLine(S" {0}, Year: {1}", 
         myCals->Item[i]->GetType(), 
         __box(myCals[i]->GetYear(myDT)));
      Console::WriteLine(S"   MonthsInYear: {0}", 
         __box(myCals[i]->GetMonthsInYear(iYear)));
      Console::WriteLine(S"   DaysInYear: {0}", 
         __box(myCals[i]->GetDaysInYear(iYear)));
      Console::WriteLine(S"   Days in each month:");
      Console::Write(S"      ");

      for (j = 1; j <= myCals[i]->GetMonthsInYear(iYear); j++)
         Console::Write(S" {0, -5}", 
         __box(myCals[i]->GetDaysInMonth(iYear, j)));
      Console::WriteLine();

      iMonth = myCals[i]->GetMonth(myDT);
      iDay = myCals[i]->GetDayOfMonth(myDT);
      Console::WriteLine(S"   IsLeapDay: {0}", 
         __box(myCals[i]->IsLeapDay(iYear, iMonth, iDay)));
      Console::WriteLine(S"   IsLeapMonth: {0}", 
         __box(myCals[i]->IsLeapMonth(iYear, iMonth)));
      Console::WriteLine(S"   IsLeapYear: {0}", 
         __box(myCals[i]->IsLeapYear(iYear)));
   }
}

/*
This code produces the following output.  The results vary depending on the date.

System::Globalization::GregorianCalendar, Year: 2002
MonthsInYear: 12
DaysInYear: 365
Days in each month:
31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31
IsLeapDay:   False
IsLeapMonth: False
IsLeapYear:  False

System::Globalization::HebrewCalendar, Year: 5763
MonthsInYear: 13
DaysInYear: 385
Days in each month:
30    30    30    29    30    30    29    30    29    30    29    30    29
IsLeapDay:   False
IsLeapMonth: False
IsLeapYear:  True

System::Globalization::HijriCalendar, Year: 1423
MonthsInYear: 12
DaysInYear: 355
Days in each month:
30    29    30    29    30    29    30    29    30    29    30    30
IsLeapDay:   False
IsLeapMonth: False
IsLeapYear:  True

System::Globalization::JapaneseCalendar, Year: 14
MonthsInYear: 12
DaysInYear: 365
Days in each month:
31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31
IsLeapDay:   False
IsLeapMonth: False
IsLeapYear:  False

System::Globalization::JulianCalendar, Year: 2002
MonthsInYear: 12
DaysInYear: 365
Days in each month:
31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31
IsLeapDay:   False
IsLeapMonth: False
IsLeapYear:  False

System::Globalization::KoreanCalendar, Year: 4335
MonthsInYear: 12
DaysInYear: 365
Days in each month:
31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31
IsLeapDay:   False
IsLeapMonth: False
IsLeapYear:  False

System::Globalization::TaiwanCalendar, Year: 91
MonthsInYear: 12
DaysInYear: 365
Days in each month:
31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31
IsLeapDay:   False
IsLeapMonth: False
IsLeapYear:  False

System::Globalization::ThaiBuddhistCalendar, Year: 2545
MonthsInYear: 12
DaysInYear: 365
Days in each month:
31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31
IsLeapDay:   False
IsLeapMonth: False
IsLeapYear:  False

*/

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See Also

Calendar Class | Calendar Members | System.Globalization Namespace

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