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JavaScript getDate() Method

Date Object Reference JavaScript Date Object

Example

Return the day of the month:

var d = new Date();
var n = d.getDate();

The result of n will be:


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Definition and Usage

The getDate() method returns the day of the month (from 1 to 31) for the specified date.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The getDate() method is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

Date.getDate()

Parameters

None.

Return Value

Type Description
Number A number from 1 to 31, representing the day of the month

Technical Details

JavaScript Version: 1.1


More Examples

Example

Return the day of the month from a specific date:

var d = new Date("July 21, 1983 01:15:00");
var n = d.getDate();

The result of n will be:

21

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Date Object Reference JavaScript Date Object

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