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JavaScript getUTCHours() Method

Definition and Usage

The getUTCHours() method returns the hour of a time according to the Universal Coordinated Time (UTC).

Syntax

dateObject.getUTCHours()


Tips and Notes

Note: The value returned by getUTCHours() is a two digit number. However, the return value is not always two digits, if the value is less than 10 it only returns one digit.
Note: This method is always used in conjunction with a Date object.
Tip: The Universal Coordinated Time (UTC) is the time set by the World Time Standard.

Example

In this example we get the UTC hour of the current time:

<script type="text/javascript">
var d = new Date();
document.write(d.getUTCHours());
</script>

The output of the code above will be:

14


Example 2

 Here we will extract the UTC hour from the specific date and time:

<script type="text/javascript">
var born = new Date("July 21, 1983 01:15:00");
document.write(born.getUTCHours());
</script>

The output of the code above will be:

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