Java Date Time - MonthDay compareTo(MonthDay other) example

MonthDay compareTo(MonthDay other) compares this month-day to another month-day.


compareTo has the following syntax.

public int compareTo(MonthDay other)


The following example shows how to use compareTo.

import java.time.Month;
import java.time.MonthDay;
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public class Main {
  public static void main(String[] args) {
    MonthDay m =;
    System.out.println(m.compareTo(MonthDay.of(Month.APRIL, 1)));


The code above generates the following result.