getUTCMinutes Method (Date)

getUTCMinutes Method (Date) (JavaScript)


Gets the minutes of a Date object using Universal Coordinated Time (UTC).


The required dateObj reference is a Date object.

Returns an integer between 0 and 59. Zero is returned the time is less than one minute after the hour. If a Date object was created without specifying the time, by default the UTC minute value is 0. However, in other time zones it may be different.

To get the number of minutes stored using local time, use the getMinutes method.

The following example illustrates the use of the getUTCMinutes method.

var date = new Date("1/1/2001");


// Output: 
// 0
// 5


Supported in the following document modes: Quirks, Internet Explorer 6 standards, Internet Explorer 7 standards, Internet Explorer 8 standards, Internet Explorer 9 standards, Internet Explorer 10 standards, Internet Explorer 11 standards. Also supported in Store apps (Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.1). See Version Information.

Applies To: Date Object (JavaScript)

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