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JavaScript getUTCDate() Method

Date Object Reference JavaScript Date Object

Example

Return the day of the month, according to universal time:

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

The result of n will be:


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Definition and Usage

The getUTCDate() method returns the day of the month (from 1 to 31) of the date object, according to universal time.

The UTC methods calculate their date assuming that the date object is of local time and date.

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 getUTCDate() method is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

Date.getUTCDate()

Parameters

None.

Return Value

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

Technical Details

JavaScript Version: 1.3


More Examples

Example

Return the UTC day of the month of a specific, local time, date-time:

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

The result of n will be:


Try it yourself »


Date Object Reference JavaScript Date Object

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