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Java Program Format Time in MMMM Format

  • Last Updated : 02 Nov, 2020

In Java, The MMM format for months is a short form of the month using 3 characters. SimpleDateFormat class is used for implementing this format in java and you can import this package by using the following code. 

import java.text.SimpleDateFormat

Example:

Months Name(MMMM Format)MMM Format
JanuaryJan
FebruaryFeb
MarchMar
AprilApr
MayMay
JuneJun
JulyJul
AugustAug
SeptemberSep
OctoberOct
NovemberNov
DecemberDec

MMMM Format:

The MMMM format for months is the full name of the Month. For example -January, February, March, April, May, etc are the MMMM Format for the Month. 

Here, you will see the complete package that how you can use SimpleDateFormat class which extends DateFormat class. SimpleDateFormat class is also helpful to convert date to text format and also it’s parsing from text to date format and in normalization.



Class SimpleDateFormat
     java.lang.Object
        java.text.Format
            java.text.DateFormat
                 java.text.SimpleDateFormat

Example 1: Display Month in MMM and MMMM Format
 

Java




// Java program to display Month 
// in MMM and MMMM Format
import java.text.SimpleDateFormat;
import java.util.Date;
  
public class GFG {
    
public static void main(String[] argv) throws Exception {
      
    // Setting the date object
    Date dat = new Date();
    SimpleDateFormat dateFormat;
      
    // Setting MMM Format
    dateFormat = new SimpleDateFormat("MMM");
    System.out.println(dateFormat.format(dat));
      
    // Setting MMMM Format
    dateFormat = new SimpleDateFormat("MMMM");
    System.out.println(dateFormat.format(dat));
}
}

Output : 

Nov
November

Example 2: Display Date and Time in MMMM Format
 

Java




// Java Program to Display Date
// and Time in MMMM Format
import java.text.SimpleDateFormat;
import java.util.Date;
  
public class GFG {
    
public static void main(String[] argv) throws Exception {
      
    // Setting the date object
    Date dat = new Date();
    SimpleDateFormat dateFormat;
  
    // Setting the date and time in MMMM format
    dateFormat = new SimpleDateFormat("EEEE  dd MMMM yyyy kk:mm:ss");
    System.out.println(dateFormat.format(dat));
}
}

Output: 

Monday  02 November 2020 11:46:05

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