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date.getDate

The getDate() method returns the day of the month for the specified date according to local time.

Syntax

dateObj.getDate()

Return value

An integer number, between 1 and 31, representing the day of the month for the given date according to local time.

Examples

Using getDate()

The second statement below assigns the value 25 to the variable day, based on the value of the Date object Xmas95.

var Xmas95 = new Date('December 25, 1995 23:15:30');
var day = Xmas95.getDate();

console.log(day); // 25

Specifications

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Desktop
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
getDate 1 12 1 3 3 1
Mobile
Android webview Chrome for Android Firefox for Android Opera for Android Safari on iOS Samsung Internet
getDate 1 18 4 10.1 1 1.0
Server
Node.js
getDate 0.1.100

See also

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https://wiki.developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Reference/Global_Objects/Date/getDate