Javascript - Date getMonth() Method

The getMonth() method returns the month ranged from 0 to 11 from the date object in local time.

Description

The getMonth() method returns the month ranged from 0 to 11 from the date object in local time.

January is 0, February is 1, and so on.

Syntax

Date.getMonth()

Parameters

None

Return

A Number, from 0 to 11, representing the month

Example

Return the month:

Demo

//display the number that represent this month.
var d = new Date();
var n = d.getMonth();
console.log(n);// ww  w  .j  av  a2s.  c o m
//Note: 0=January, 1=February etc.

//Return the name of the month (not just a number):

//display the name of this month.
var month = new Array();
month[0] = "January";
month[1] = "February";
month[2] = "March";
month[3] = "April";
month[4] = "May";
month[5] = "June";
month[6] = "July";
month[7] = "August";
month[8] = "September";
month[9] = "October";
month[10] = "November";
month[11] = "December";

var d = new Date();
var n = month[d.getMonth()];
console.log(n);

Result