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MySQL DAYOFWEEK() Function

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Example

Return the weekday index for a date:

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

The DAYOFWEEK() function returns the weekday index for a given date (a number from 1 to 7).

Note: 1=Sunday, 2=Monday, 3=Tuesday, 4=Wednesday, 5=Thursday, 6=Friday, 7=Saturday.

Syntax

DAYOFWEEK(date)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
date Required. The date to return the weekday index from

Technical Details

Works in: From MySQL 4.0

More Examples

Example

Return the weekday index for a date:

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

Return the weekday index for the current system date:

SELECT DAYOFWEEK(CURDATE());
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❮ MySQL Functions