JavaScript - Date getTimezoneOffset() Method


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Description

Javascript date getTimezoneOffset() method returns the time-zone offset in minutes for the current locale. The time-zone offset is the minutes in difference, the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is relative to your local time.

For example, if your time zone is GMT+10, -600 will be returned. Daylight savings time prevents this value from being a constant.

Syntax

Its syntax is as follows −

Date.getTimezoneOffset()

Return Value

Returns the time-zone offset in minutes for the current locale.

Example

Try the following example.

<html>
   <head>
      <title>JavaScript getTimezoneOffset Method</title>
   </head>
   
   <body>
   
      <script type="text/javascript">
         var dt = new Date();
         var tz = dt.getTimezoneOffset(); 
         document.write("getTimezoneOffset() : " + tz ); 
      </script>
      
   </body>
</html>

Output


javascript_arrays_object.htm

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