java.util.SimpleTimeZone.inDaylightTime() Method


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Description

The inDaylightTime(Date date) method is used to query if the given date is in daylight saving time.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.util.SimpleTimeZone.inDaylightTime() method.

public boolean inDaylightTime(Date date)

Parameters

  • date -- This is the given Date.

Return Value

The method call returns 'true' if daylight saving time is in effective at the given date; false otherwise.

Exception

  • NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.util.SimpleTimeZone.inDaylightTime()

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.*;

public class SimpleTimeZoneDemo {
   public static void main( String args[] ){
   // create simple time zone object     
   SimpleTimeZone stobj1 = new SimpleTimeZone(820,"GMT");
      
   // create date
   Date date = new Date(2012, 04, 23);
      
   // check day light
   boolean daylight=stobj1.inDaylightTime(date); 
      
   // checking the value of day light      
   System.out.println("Is in day light : " + daylight);
   }     
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result.

Is in day light : false

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