Javascript - Date getUTCDay() Method

The getUTCDay() method returns the day of the week ranged from 0 to 6 for the date object, according to universal time.

Description

The getUTCDay() method returns the day of the week ranged from 0 to 6 for the date object, according to universal time.

Sunday is 0, Monday is 1, and so on.

UTC time is the same as GMT time.

Syntax

Date.getUTCDay()

Parameters

None

Return

A Number, from 0 to 6, representing the day of the week

Example

Return the day of the week, according to universal time:

Demo

//display the day of the week, according to UTC.
var d = new Date();
var n = d.getUTCDay();
console.log(n);// w ww. ja  va2  s.co  m

//Note: 0=Sunday, 1=Monday, etc.

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

//display the day of the week, according to UTC.
var d = new Date();
var weekday = new Array(7);
weekday[0] = "Sunday";
weekday[1] = "Monday";
weekday[2] = "Tuesday";
weekday[3] = "Wednesday";
weekday[4] = "Thursday";
weekday[5] = "Friday";
weekday[6] = "Saturday";

var n = weekday[d.getUTCDay()];
console.log(n);

Result