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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
)
public String GetMonthName (
	int month
)
public function GetMonthName (
	month : int
) : String

Parameters

month

An integer from 1 through 13 representing the name of the month to retrieve.

Return Value

The culture-specific full name of the month represented by month.

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

month is less than 1 or greater than 13.

For the default invariant DateTimeFormatInfo, this method returns a string from the GregorianCalendar :

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.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0
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