HebrewCalendar.GetLeapMonth Method (Int32, Int32)


Calculates the leap month for a specified year and era.

Namespace:   System.Globalization
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public override int GetLeapMonth(
	int year,
	int era


Type: System.Int32

A year.

Type: System.Int32

An era. Specify either HebrewEra or HebrewCalendar.Eras[Calendar.CurrentEra].

Return Value

Type: System.Int32

A positive integer that indicates the leap month in the specified year and era. The return value is 7 if the year and era parameters specify a leap year, or 0 if the year is not a leap year.

Exception Condition

era is not HebrewEra or HebrewCalendar.Eras[Calendar.CurrentEra].


year is less than the Hebrew calendar year 5343 or greater than the Hebrew calendar year 5999.

In a calendar that supports the notion of a leap month, the leap month can occur either after a particular month or after any month in a year. For example, the GetMonth method returns a number between 1 and 13 that indicates the month associated with a specified date. If there is a leap month between the eighth and ninth months of the year, the GetMonth method returns 8 for the eighth month, 9 for the leap eighth month, and 10 for the ninth month.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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