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Date.prototype.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).

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Syntax

getUTCMonth()

Return value

A number. If the Date object represents a valid date, 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. Otherwise, NaN if the Date object doesn't represent a valid date.

Examples

Using getUTCMonth()

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

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

Specifications

Browser compatibility

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getUTCMonth
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12
1
4
4
1
4.4
18
4
10.1
1
1.0
1.0
0.10.0

See also

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