getMinutes Method (Date) (JavaScript)

Gets the minutes of a Date object, using local time.

Syntax


dateObj.getMinutes()   

Parameters

The required dateObj reference is a Date object.

Return Value

Returns an integer between 0 and 59. Zero is returned the time is less than one minute after the hour. If a Date object was created without specifying the time, by default the minute value is 0.

Remarks

To get the minutes value using Universal Coordinated Time (UTC), use the getUTCMinutes method.

Example

The following example shows how to the getMinutes method.

var date = new Date("1/1/2001");  
document.write(date.getMinutes());  
document.write("<br/>");  

date.setMinutes(5);  
document.write(date.getMinutes());  

// Output:  
// 0  
// 5  

Requirements

Supported in the following document modes: Quirks, Internet Explorer 6 standards, Internet Explorer 7 standards, Internet Explorer 8 standards, Internet Explorer 9 standards, Internet Explorer 10 standards, Internet Explorer 11 standards. Also supported in Store apps (Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.1). See Version Information.

Applies To: Date Object

See Also

getUTCMinutes Method (Date)
setMinutes Method (Date)
setUTCMinutes Method (Date)