JavaScript - Date getUTCDay() Method


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Description

Javascript date getUTCDay() method returns the day of the week in the specified date according to universal time. The value returned by getUTCDay() 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.getUTCDay()

Return Value:

Returns the day of the week in the specified date according to universal time.

Example

Try the following example.

<html>
   <head>
      <title>JavaScript getUTCDay Method</title>
   </head>
   
   <body>
   
      <script type="text/javascript">
         var dt = new Date( "December 25, 1995 23:15:20" );
         document.write("getUTCDay() : " + dt.getUTCDay() ); 
      </script>
      
   </body>
</html>

Output

getUTCDay() : 1 

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