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date.getHours

The getHours() method returns the hour for the specified date, according to local time.

Syntax

dateObj.getHours()

Return value

An integer number, between 0 and 23, representing the hour for the given date according to local time.

Examples

Using getHours()

The second statement below assigns the value 23 to the variable hours, based on the value of the Date object Xmas95.

let Xmas95 = new Date('December 25, 1995 23:15:30');
let hours = Xmas95.getHours();

console.log(hours); // 23

Specifications

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

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

See also

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