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Java Calendar get()

By Arvind Rai, May 16, 2022
On this page we will learn using calendar get method. Find the method declaration of calendar get from Java doc.
int get(int field) 
Returns the value of the given calendar field.
1. Parameters
field : the given calendar field such as WEEK_OF_MONTH, DAY_OF_MONTH etc.
2. Returns
Returns the value for the given calendar field.
3. Throws
If the field value is out of the range (field < 0 || field >= FIELD_COUNT), it throws ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException exception.

Now find the examples with different calendar fields.



1. YEAR

The YEAR indicates the year.
Calendar c = Calendar.getInstance();
System.out.println(c.getTime()); // Mon May 16 12:22:53 IST 2022
int calVal = c.get(Calendar.YEAR);
System.out.println(calVal); // 2022 

2. MONTH

The MONTH indicates the month.
Calendar calendar = Calendar.getInstance();
System.out.println(calendar.getTime()); // Mon May 16 12:22:53 IST 2022
int calVal = calendar.get(Calendar.MONTH);
System.out.println(calVal); // 4 

3. WEEK_OF_MONTH

The WEEK_OF_MONTH indicates the week number within the current month.
Calendar calendar = Calendar.getInstance();
System.out.println(calendar.getTime()); // Mon May 16 12:22:53 IST 2022
int calVal = calendar.get(Calendar.WEEK_OF_MONTH);
System.out.println(calVal); // 3 

4. WEEK_OF_YEAR

The WEEK_OF_YEAR indicates the week number within the current year.
Calendar calendar = Calendar.getInstance();
System.out.println(calendar.getTime()); // Mon May 16 12:22:53 IST 2022
int calVal = calendar.get(Calendar.WEEK_OF_YEAR);
System.out.println(calVal); // 21 

5. DAY_OF_MONTH

The DAY_OF_MONTH indicates the day of the month. The DATE field is the synonym for DAY_OF_MONTH field.
Calendar c = Calendar.getInstance();
System.out.println(c.getTime()); // Mon May 16 12:22:53 IST 2022
int calVal = c.get(Calendar.DAY_OF_MONTH);
System.out.println(calVal); // 16 

6. DAY_OF_WEEK

The DAY_OF_WEEK indicates the day of week.
Calendar calendar = Calendar.getInstance();
System.out.println(calendar.getTime()); // Mon May 16 12:22:53 IST 2022
int calVal = calendar.get(Calendar.DAY_OF_WEEK);
System.out.println(calVal); // 2 

7. DAY_OF_WEEK_IN_MONTH

The DAY_OF_WEEK_IN_MONTH indicates the ordinal number of the day of the week within the current month.
Calendar calendar = Calendar.getInstance();
System.out.println(calendar.getTime()); // Mon May 16 12:22:53 IST 2022
int calVal = calendar.get(Calendar.DAY_OF_WEEK_IN_MONTH);
System.out.println(calVal); // 3 

8. DAY_OF_YEAR

The DAY_OF_YEAR indicates the day number within the current year.
Calendar calendar = Calendar.getInstance();
System.out.println(calendar.getTime()); // Mon May 16 12:22:53 IST 2022
int calVal = calendar.get(Calendar.DAY_OF_YEAR);
System.out.println(calVal); // 136 

9. HOUR

The HOUR indicates the hour of the morning or afternoon.
Calendar calendar = Calendar.getInstance();
System.out.println(calendar.getTime()); // Mon May 16 13:53:04 IST 2022
int calVal = calendar.get(Calendar.HOUR);
System.out.println(calVal); // 1 

10. HOUR_OF_DAY

The HOUR_OF_DAY indicates the hour of the day.
Calendar calendar = Calendar.getInstance();
System.out.println(calendar.getTime()); // Mon May 16 13:53:04 IST 2022
int calVal = calendar.get(Calendar.HOUR_OF_DAY);
System.out.println(calVal); // 13 

11. MINUTE

The MINUTE indicates minute within the hour.
Calendar calendar = Calendar.getInstance();
System.out.println(calendar.getTime()); // Mon May 16 14:08:27 IST 2022
int calVal = calendar.get(Calendar.MINUTE);
System.out.println(calVal); // 8 

12. MILLISECOND

The MILLISECOND indicates the millisecond within the second.
Calendar calendar = Calendar.getInstance();
System.out.println(calendar.getTime()); // Mon May 16 14:16:47 IST 2022
int calVal = calendar.get(Calendar.MILLISECOND);
System.out.println(calVal); // 821 

Reference

Class Calendar
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