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Finding Day and Month on a Specific Date in R Language – weekday() and month() function

  • Last Updated : 08 Jul, 2021

weekdays() function in R Language is used to find out a day on a specific date and return as a string.
 

Syntax: 
weekdays(date)
Parameters: 
x: date 
abbreviate: logical value 
 

Example 1: Weekdays function
 

Python3




# R program to illustrate
# weekday function
 
# Create example date
date <- as.POSIXlt("2020-5-19")
 
# Apply weekdays function
weekdays(date, abbreviate = FALSE)

Output: 
 



Tuesday

Here in the above code we have created an example date and using the weekdays() function found the day on that date. 
 

months() Function

months() function is used to find out the month on a specific date and return as a string.
 

Syntax: 
months(date)
Parameters: 
x : date 
abbreviate : logical value 
 

Example 1: Months function 
 

Python3




# R program to illustrate
# months function
 
# Create example date
date <- as.POSIXlt("2020-5-19")
 
# Apply months function
months(date, abbreviate = FALSE)                           

Output: 
 

May

Here in the above code we have created an example date and found out the month on that particular date using months() function.
 

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