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DateTimeFormatInfo.GetMonthName Method

Returns the culture-specific full name of the specified month based on the culture associated with the current DateTimeFormatInfo object.

Namespace:  System.Globalization
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public string GetMonthName(
	int month
)

Parameters

month
Type: System.Int32
An integer from 1 through 13 representing the name of the month to retrieve.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The culture-specific full name of the month represented by month.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

month is less than 1 or greater than 13.

For the default invariant DateTimeFormatInfo, this method returns a string from the GregorianCalendar, as shown in the following table.

month

Return value

1

"January"

2

"February"

3

"March"

4

"April"

5

"May"

6

"June"

7

"July"

8

"August"

9

"September"

10

"October"

11

"November"

12

"December"

13

""

Calendar objects can accommodate calendars with 13 months. For 12-month calendars, the empty string is always returned as the name of the 13th month.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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