DateAndTime.Weekday(DateTime, FirstDayOfWeek) DateAndTime.Weekday(DateTime, FirstDayOfWeek) DateAndTime.Weekday(DateTime, FirstDayOfWeek) Method

Definition

Returns an integer value containing a number representing the day of the week.

public static int Weekday (DateTime DateValue, Microsoft.VisualBasic.FirstDayOfWeek DayOfWeek = Microsoft.VisualBasic.FirstDayOfWeek.Sunday);
static member Weekday : DateTime * Microsoft.VisualBasic.FirstDayOfWeek -> int
Public Function Weekday (DateValue As DateTime, Optional DayOfWeek As FirstDayOfWeek = Microsoft.VisualBasic.FirstDayOfWeek.Sunday) As Integer

Parameters

DateValue
DateTime DateTime DateTime

Required. A Date value for which you want to determine the day of the week.

DayOfWeek
FirstDayOfWeek FirstDayOfWeek FirstDayOfWeek

Optional. A value chosen from the FirstDayOfWeek enumeration that specifies the first day of the week. If not specified, Sunday is used.

Returns

An integer value containing a number representing the day of the week.

Exceptions

DayOfWeek is less than 0 or more than 7.

Examples

The following example uses the Weekday function to obtain the day of the week from a specified date.

Dim oldDate As Date
Dim oldWeekDay As Integer
oldDate = #2/12/1969#
oldWeekDay = Weekday(oldDate)
' oldWeekDay now contains 4 because thisDate represents a Wednesday.

Remarks

The value returned by the Weekday function corresponds to the values of the FirstDayOfWeek enumeration; that is, 1 indicates Sunday and 7 indicates Saturday.

Note

Weekday uses the current calendar setting from the CurrentCulture property of the CultureInfo class in the System.Globalization namespace. The default CurrentCulture values are determined by Control Panel settings.

The DayOfWeek argument can have one of the following settings.

Enumeration value Value Description
FirstDayOfWeek.System 0 First day of week specified in system settings
FirstDayOfWeek.Sunday 1 Sunday (default)
FirstDayOfWeek.Monday 2 Monday (complies with ISO standard 8601, section 3.17)
FirstDayOfWeek.Tuesday 3 Tuesday
FirstDayOfWeek.Wednesday 4 Wednesday
FirstDayOfWeek.Thursday 5 Thursday
FirstDayOfWeek.Friday 6 Friday
FirstDayOfWeek.Saturday 7 Saturday

Applies to

See also