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MySQL DAYNAME() Function

❮ MySQL Functions

Example

Return the weekday name for a date:

SELECT DAYNAME("2017-06-15");
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Definition and Usage

The DAYNAME() function returns the weekday name for a given date.

Syntax

DAYNAME(date)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
date Required.  The date to extract the weekday name from

Technical Details

Works in: From MySQL 4.0

More Examples

Example

Return the weekday name for a date:

SELECT DAYNAME("2017-06-15 09:34:21");
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Example

Return the weekday name for the current system date:

SELECT DAYNAME(CURDATE());
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❮ MySQL Functions