Javascript - Date getUTCMonth() Method

The getUTCMonth() method returns the month ranged from 0 to 11 for the specified date, according to universal time.

Description

The getUTCMonth() method returns the month ranged from 0 to 11 for the specified date, according to universal time.

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

UTC time is the same as GMT time.

Syntax

Date.getUTCMonth()

Parameters

None

Return

A Number, from 0-11, representing the month

Example

Return the month, according to universal time:

Demo

//display the month, according to UTC.
var d = new Date();
var n = d.getUTCMonth();
console.log(n);/* ww  w.  j a  va2s  .c o  m*/

Result

Return the name of the month, according to universal time (not just a number):

Demo

//display the monthname, according to UTC.
var d = new Date();
var month = new Array(12);
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 n = month[d.getUTCMonth()];
console.log(n);/*from   w  w  w. java  2  s. c  o m*/

//Note: 0=January, 1=February, Etc.

Result