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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
Assemblies:   System.Globalization (in System.Globalization.dll)
  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public string GetMonthName(
	int month
)

Parameters

month
Type: System.Int32

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

Return Value

Type: System.String
The culture-specific full name of the month represented by month.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

month is less than 1 or greater than 13.

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

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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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