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date.getUTCMonth

The getUTCMonth() returns the month of the specified date according to universal time, as a zero-based value (where zero indicates the first month of the year).

Syntax

dateObj.getUTCMonth()

Return value

An integer number, between 0 and 11, corresponding to the month of the given date according to universal time. 0 for January, 1 for February, 2 for March, and so on.

Examples

Using getUTCMonth()

The following example assigns the month portion of the current date to the variable month.

var today = new Date();
var month = today.getUTCMonth();

Specifications

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

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

See also

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