Java Date Time - MonthDay format(DateTimeFormatter formatter) example

MonthDay format(DateTimeFormatter formatter) formats this month-day using the specified formatter.


format has the following syntax.

public String format(DateTimeFormatter formatter)


The following example shows how to use format.

import java.time.MonthDay;
import java.time.format.DateTimeFormatter;
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public class Main {
  public static void main(String[] args) {
    MonthDay m =;
    String n = m.format(DateTimeFormatter.ofPattern("M"));


The code above generates the following result.