HOME HTML CSS JAVASCRIPT SQL PHP JQUERY XML ASP.NET MORE...
REFERENCES | EXAMPLES | FORUM | ABOUT

JavaScript getTimezoneOffset() Method

Date Object Reference JavaScript Date Object

Example

Return the timezone difference between UTC and Local Time:

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

The result n will be:


Try it yourself »

Definition and Usage

The getTimezoneOffset() method returns the time difference between UTC time and local time, in minutes.

For example, If your time zone is GMT+2, -120 will be returned.

Note: The returned value is not a constant, because of the practice of using Daylight Saving Time.

Tip: The Universal Coordinated Time (UTC) is the time set by the World Time Standard.

Note: UTC time is the same as GMT time.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

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


Syntax

Date.getTimezoneOffset()

Parameters

None.

Return Value

Type Description
Number The time difference between UTC and Local Time, in minutes

Technical Details

JavaScript Version: 1.0


Date Object Reference JavaScript Date Object

Your suggestion:

Close [X]

Thank You For Helping Us!

Your message has been sent to W3Schools.

Close [X]
Search w3schools.com:

WEB BUILDING

Download XML Editor FREE Website BUILDER Free HTML5 Templates

SHARE THIS PAGE