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Calendar.IsLeapDay Method

Determines whether a date is a leap day.

Overload List

Determines whether the specified date in the current era is a leap day.

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

[Visual Basic] Overloads Public Overridable Function IsLeapDay(Integer, Integer, Integer) As Boolean
[C#] public virtual bool IsLeapDay(int, int, int);
[C++] public: virtual bool IsLeapDay(int, int, int);
[JScript] public function IsLeapDay(int, int, int) : Boolean;

When overridden in a derived class, determines whether the specified date in the specified era is a leap day.

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

[Visual Basic] Overloads Public MustOverride Function IsLeapDay(Integer, Integer, Integer, Integer) As Boolean
[C#] public abstract bool IsLeapDay(int, int, int, int);
[C++] public: virtual bool IsLeapDay(int, int, int, int) = 0;
[JScript] public abstract function IsLeapDay(int, int, int, int) : Boolean;

Example

[Visual Basic, C#, C++] The following code example compares different implementations of the Calendar class.

[Visual Basic, C#, C++] Note   This example shows how to use one of the overloaded versions of IsLeapDay. For other examples that might be available, see the individual overload topics.
[Visual Basic] 
Imports System
Imports System.Globalization


Public Class SamplesCalendar   

   Public Shared Sub Main()

      ' Creates an instance of every Calendar type.
      Dim myCals(7) As Calendar
      myCals(0) = New GregorianCalendar()
      myCals(1) = New HebrewCalendar()
      myCals(2) = New HijriCalendar()
      myCals(3) = New JapaneseCalendar()
      myCals(4) = New JulianCalendar()
      myCals(5) = New KoreanCalendar()
      myCals(6) = New TaiwanCalendar()
      myCals(7) = New ThaiBuddhistCalendar()

      ' For each calendar, displays the current year, the number of months in that year,
      ' and the number of days in each month of that year.
      Dim i, j, iYear, iMonth, iDay As Integer
      Dim myDT As DateTime = DateTime.Today

      For i = 0 To myCals.Length - 1
         iYear = myCals(i).GetYear(myDT)
         Console.WriteLine()
         Console.WriteLine("{0}, Year: {1}", myCals(i).GetType(), myCals(i).GetYear(myDT))
         Console.WriteLine("   MonthsInYear: {0}", myCals(i).GetMonthsInYear(iYear))
         Console.WriteLine("   DaysInYear: {0}", myCals(i).GetDaysInYear(iYear))
         Console.WriteLine("   Days in each month:")
         Console.Write("      ")
         
         For j = 1 To myCals(i).GetMonthsInYear(iYear)
            Console.Write(" {0,-5}", myCals(i).GetDaysInMonth(iYear, j))
         Next j
         Console.WriteLine()
         
         iMonth = myCals(i).GetMonth(myDT)
         iDay = myCals(i).GetDayOfMonth(myDT)
         Console.WriteLine("   IsLeapDay:   {0}", myCals(i).IsLeapDay(iYear, iMonth, iDay))
         Console.WriteLine("   IsLeapMonth: {0}", myCals(i).IsLeapMonth(iYear, iMonth))
         Console.WriteLine("   IsLeapYear:  {0}", myCals(i).IsLeapYear(iYear))
      Next i 

   End Sub 'Main

End Class 'SamplesCalendar 


'This code produces the following output.  The results vary depending on the date.

'

'System.Globalization.GregorianCalendar, Year: 2002

'   MonthsInYear: 12

'   DaysInYear: 365

'   Days in each month:

'       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   

'   IsLeapDay:   False

'   IsLeapMonth: False

'   IsLeapYear:  False

'

'System.Globalization.HebrewCalendar, Year: 5763

'   MonthsInYear: 13

'   DaysInYear: 385

'   Days in each month:

'       30    30    30    29    30    30    29    30    29    30    29    30    29   

'   IsLeapDay:   False

'   IsLeapMonth: False

'   IsLeapYear:  True

'

'System.Globalization.HijriCalendar, Year: 1423

'   MonthsInYear: 12

'   DaysInYear: 355

'   Days in each month:

'       30    29    30    29    30    29    30    29    30    29    30    30   

'   IsLeapDay:   False

'   IsLeapMonth: False

'   IsLeapYear:  True

'

'System.Globalization.JapaneseCalendar, Year: 14

'   MonthsInYear: 12

'   DaysInYear: 365

'   Days in each month:

'       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   

'   IsLeapDay:   False

'   IsLeapMonth: False

'   IsLeapYear:  False

'

'System.Globalization.JulianCalendar, Year: 2002

'   MonthsInYear: 12

'   DaysInYear: 365

'   Days in each month:

'       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   

'   IsLeapDay:   False

'   IsLeapMonth: False

'   IsLeapYear:  False

'

'System.Globalization.KoreanCalendar, Year: 4335

'   MonthsInYear: 12

'   DaysInYear: 365

'   Days in each month:

'       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   

'   IsLeapDay:   False

'   IsLeapMonth: False

'   IsLeapYear:  False

'

'System.Globalization.TaiwanCalendar, Year: 91

'   MonthsInYear: 12

'   DaysInYear: 365

'   Days in each month:

'       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   

'   IsLeapDay:   False

'   IsLeapMonth: False

'   IsLeapYear:  False

'

'System.Globalization.ThaiBuddhistCalendar, Year: 2545

'   MonthsInYear: 12

'   DaysInYear: 365

'   Days in each month:

'       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   

'   IsLeapDay:   False

'   IsLeapMonth: False

'   IsLeapYear:  False

[C#] 
using System;
using System.Globalization;


public class SamplesCalendar  {

   public static void Main()  {

      // Creates an instance of every Calendar type.
      Calendar[] myCals = new Calendar[8];
      myCals[0] = new GregorianCalendar();
      myCals[1] = new HebrewCalendar();
      myCals[2] = new HijriCalendar();
      myCals[3] = new JapaneseCalendar();
      myCals[4] = new JulianCalendar();
      myCals[5] = new KoreanCalendar();
      myCals[6] = new TaiwanCalendar();
      myCals[7] = new ThaiBuddhistCalendar();

      // For each calendar, displays the current year, the number of months in that year,
      // and the number of days in each month of that year.
      int i, j, iYear, iMonth, iDay;
      DateTime myDT = DateTime.Today;

      for ( i = 0; i < myCals.Length; i++ )  {
         iYear = myCals[i].GetYear( myDT );
         Console.WriteLine();
         Console.WriteLine( "{0}, Year: {1}", myCals[i].GetType(), myCals[i].GetYear( myDT ) );
         Console.WriteLine( "   MonthsInYear: {0}", myCals[i].GetMonthsInYear( iYear ) );
         Console.WriteLine( "   DaysInYear: {0}", myCals[i].GetDaysInYear( iYear ) );
         Console.WriteLine( "   Days in each month:" );
         Console.Write( "      " );

         for ( j = 1; j <= myCals[i].GetMonthsInYear( iYear ); j++ )
            Console.Write( " {0,-5}", myCals[i].GetDaysInMonth( iYear, j ) );
         Console.WriteLine();

         iMonth = myCals[i].GetMonth( myDT );
         iDay = myCals[i].GetDayOfMonth( myDT );
         Console.WriteLine( "   IsLeapDay:   {0}", myCals[i].IsLeapDay( iYear, iMonth, iDay ) );
         Console.WriteLine( "   IsLeapMonth: {0}", myCals[i].IsLeapMonth( iYear, iMonth ) );
         Console.WriteLine( "   IsLeapYear:  {0}", myCals[i].IsLeapYear( iYear ) );

      }

   }

}


/*
This code produces the following output.  The results vary depending on the date.

System.Globalization.GregorianCalendar, Year: 2002
   MonthsInYear: 12
   DaysInYear: 365
   Days in each month:
       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   
   IsLeapDay:   False
   IsLeapMonth: False
   IsLeapYear:  False

System.Globalization.HebrewCalendar, Year: 5763
   MonthsInYear: 13
   DaysInYear: 385
   Days in each month:
       30    30    30    29    30    30    29    30    29    30    29    30    29   
   IsLeapDay:   False
   IsLeapMonth: False
   IsLeapYear:  True

System.Globalization.HijriCalendar, Year: 1423
   MonthsInYear: 12
   DaysInYear: 355
   Days in each month:
       30    29    30    29    30    29    30    29    30    29    30    30   
   IsLeapDay:   False
   IsLeapMonth: False
   IsLeapYear:  True

System.Globalization.JapaneseCalendar, Year: 14
   MonthsInYear: 12
   DaysInYear: 365
   Days in each month:
       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   
   IsLeapDay:   False
   IsLeapMonth: False
   IsLeapYear:  False

System.Globalization.JulianCalendar, Year: 2002
   MonthsInYear: 12
   DaysInYear: 365
   Days in each month:
       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   
   IsLeapDay:   False
   IsLeapMonth: False
   IsLeapYear:  False

System.Globalization.KoreanCalendar, Year: 4335
   MonthsInYear: 12
   DaysInYear: 365
   Days in each month:
       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   
   IsLeapDay:   False
   IsLeapMonth: False
   IsLeapYear:  False

System.Globalization.TaiwanCalendar, Year: 91
   MonthsInYear: 12
   DaysInYear: 365
   Days in each month:
       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   
   IsLeapDay:   False
   IsLeapMonth: False
   IsLeapYear:  False

System.Globalization.ThaiBuddhistCalendar, Year: 2545
   MonthsInYear: 12
   DaysInYear: 365
   Days in each month:
       31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31   
   IsLeapDay:   False
   IsLeapMonth: False
   IsLeapYear:  False

*/

[C++] 
#using <mscorlib.dll>
using namespace System;
using namespace System::Globalization;

int main() {
   // Creates an instance of every Calendar type.
   Calendar* myCals[] = new Calendar*[8];
   myCals->Item[0] = new GregorianCalendar();
   myCals->Item[1] = new HebrewCalendar();
   myCals->Item[2] = new HijriCalendar();
   myCals->Item[3] = new JapaneseCalendar();
   myCals->Item[4] = new JulianCalendar();
   myCals->Item[5] = new KoreanCalendar();
   myCals->Item[6] = new TaiwanCalendar();
   myCals->Item[7] = new ThaiBuddhistCalendar();

   // For each calendar, displays the current year, the number of months in that year,
   // and the number of days in each month of that year.
   int i, j, iYear, iMonth, iDay;
   DateTime myDT = DateTime::Today;

   for (i = 0; i < myCals->Length; i++) {
      iYear = myCals[i]->GetYear(myDT);
      Console::WriteLine();
      Console::WriteLine(S" {0}, Year: {1}", 
         myCals->Item[i]->GetType(), 
         __box(myCals[i]->GetYear(myDT)));
      Console::WriteLine(S"   MonthsInYear: {0}", 
         __box(myCals[i]->GetMonthsInYear(iYear)));
      Console::WriteLine(S"   DaysInYear: {0}", 
         __box(myCals[i]->GetDaysInYear(iYear)));
      Console::WriteLine(S"   Days in each month:");
      Console::Write(S"      ");

      for (j = 1; j <= myCals[i]->GetMonthsInYear(iYear); j++)
         Console::Write(S" {0, -5}", 
         __box(myCals[i]->GetDaysInMonth(iYear, j)));
      Console::WriteLine();

      iMonth = myCals[i]->GetMonth(myDT);
      iDay = myCals[i]->GetDayOfMonth(myDT);
      Console::WriteLine(S"   IsLeapDay: {0}", 
         __box(myCals[i]->IsLeapDay(iYear, iMonth, iDay)));
      Console::WriteLine(S"   IsLeapMonth: {0}", 
         __box(myCals[i]->IsLeapMonth(iYear, iMonth)));
      Console::WriteLine(S"   IsLeapYear: {0}", 
         __box(myCals[i]->IsLeapYear(iYear)));
   }
}

/*
This code produces the following output.  The results vary depending on the date.

System::Globalization::GregorianCalendar, Year: 2002
MonthsInYear: 12
DaysInYear: 365
Days in each month:
31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31
IsLeapDay:   False
IsLeapMonth: False
IsLeapYear:  False

System::Globalization::HebrewCalendar, Year: 5763
MonthsInYear: 13
DaysInYear: 385
Days in each month:
30    30    30    29    30    30    29    30    29    30    29    30    29
IsLeapDay:   False
IsLeapMonth: False
IsLeapYear:  True

System::Globalization::HijriCalendar, Year: 1423
MonthsInYear: 12
DaysInYear: 355
Days in each month:
30    29    30    29    30    29    30    29    30    29    30    30
IsLeapDay:   False
IsLeapMonth: False
IsLeapYear:  True

System::Globalization::JapaneseCalendar, Year: 14
MonthsInYear: 12
DaysInYear: 365
Days in each month:
31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31
IsLeapDay:   False
IsLeapMonth: False
IsLeapYear:  False

System::Globalization::JulianCalendar, Year: 2002
MonthsInYear: 12
DaysInYear: 365
Days in each month:
31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31
IsLeapDay:   False
IsLeapMonth: False
IsLeapYear:  False

System::Globalization::KoreanCalendar, Year: 4335
MonthsInYear: 12
DaysInYear: 365
Days in each month:
31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31
IsLeapDay:   False
IsLeapMonth: False
IsLeapYear:  False

System::Globalization::TaiwanCalendar, Year: 91
MonthsInYear: 12
DaysInYear: 365
Days in each month:
31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31
IsLeapDay:   False
IsLeapMonth: False
IsLeapYear:  False

System::Globalization::ThaiBuddhistCalendar, Year: 2545
MonthsInYear: 12
DaysInYear: 365
Days in each month:
31    28    31    30    31    30    31    31    30    31    30    31
IsLeapDay:   False
IsLeapMonth: False
IsLeapYear:  False

*/

[JScript] No example is available for JScript. To view a Visual Basic, C#, or C++ example, click the Language Filter button Language Filter in the upper-left corner of the page.

See Also

Calendar Class | Calendar Members | System.Globalization Namespace

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