Java Examples - Formatting months


Problem Description:

How to format time in MMMM format?


This example formats the month with the help of SimpleDateFormat('MMMM') constructor and sdf.format(date) method of SimpleDateFormat class.

import java.text.SimpleDateFormat;
import java.util.Date;

public class Main{
   public static void main(String[] args){
      Date date = new Date();
      SimpleDateFormat sdf = new SimpleDateFormat("MMMM");
      System.out.println("Current Month in MMMM format : "
      + sdf.format(date));


The above code sample will produce the following result.The result will change depending upon the current system date

Current Month in MMMM format : May