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Date.prototype.getUTCFullYear()

The getUTCFullYear() method returns the year in the specified date according to universal time.

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Syntax

getUTCFullYear()

Return value

A number. If the Date object represents a valid date, an integer representing the year in the given date according to universal time. Otherwise, NaN if the Date object doesn't represent a valid date.

Description

The value returned by getUTCFullYear() is an absolute number that is compliant with year-2000, for example, 1995.

Examples

Using getUTCFullYear()

The following example assigns the four-digit value of the current year to the variable year.

const today = new Date();
const year = today.getUTCFullYear();

Specifications

Browser compatibility

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getUTCFullYear
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See also

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