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getUTCDay Method (Date)

getUTCDay Method (Date) (JavaScript)

Gets the day of the week using Universal Coordinated Time (UTC).


The required dateObj reference is a Date object.

Returns an integer between 0 (Sunday) and 6 (Saturday) that represents the day of the week.

To get the day of the week using local time, use the getDate method.

The following example shows how to use the getUTCDay method.

var date = new Date("2/6/2001");
var day = date.getUTCDay();

// Output: 2

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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