JavaScript - Date getDay() Method


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Description

Javascript date getDay() method returns the day of the week for the specified date according to local time. The value returned by getDay() is an integer corresponding to the day of the week: 0 for Sunday, 1 for Monday, 2 for Tuesday, and so on.

Syntax

Its syntax is as follows −

Date.getDay()

Return Value

Returns the day of the week for the specified date according to local time.

Example

Try the following example.

<html>
   <head>
      <title>JavaScript getDay Method</title>
   </head>
   
   <body>
   
      <script type="text/javascript">
         var dt = new Date("December 25, 1995 23:15:00");
         document.write("getDay() : " + dt.getDay() ); 
      </script>
      
   </body>
</html>

Output

getDay() : 1 

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