How to use getUTCday in JavaScript

In this article, I will explain use of getUTCday() method in JavaScript date object.
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JavaScript date getUTCday() method

  • getUTCday() method of date object returns the day of the week for the specified date according to UTC.

  • In getUTCday() method, The returned value is an integer corresponding to the day of the week. as like 0 for Sunday, 1 for Monday, 2 for Tuesday, and so on.

  • UTC is  The Universal Coordinated Time. UTC time is the same as GMT time




In the following example show to getUTCday() method returns the day of the week of a given date and current date according to UTC.

<!DOCTYPE html>



<h3 style="color:ActiveCaption ">JavaScript getUTCDay() Method Example</h3>

<p id="demo">Click for display the day of the week, according to UTC.</p>

<button onclick="myFunction()">Try it</button>

<script type="text/javascript">

    function myFunction() {

        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 x = document.getElementById("demo");

        document.write("Current UTC day is: " + weekday[d.getUTCDay()]);






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