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getUTCMonth Method (Date)

getUTCMonth Method (Date) (JavaScript)

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

dateObj.getUTCMonth() 

The required dateObj reference is a Date object.

Returns an integer between 0 (January) and 11 (December).

To get the month in local time, use the getMonth method.

The following example shows how to use the getUTCMonth method.

var date = new Date("2/2/2002");
document.write(date.getUTCMonth());

// Output: 1

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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