JavaScript Date getUTCMinutes() Method

Below is the example of Date getUTCMinutes() method.

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    <script>
       // Here a date has been assigned according 
       // to universal time while creating Date object
       var dataobj = 
       new Date('October 15, 1996 23:35:32 GMT+11:00');
      
      // Minute from above date object is
      // being extracted using getUTCMinutes().
      var B = dataobj.getUTCMinutes();
      
      // Printing minute according to universal time
      document.write(B);
    </script>

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  • Output:
    35

The date.getUTCMinutes() method used to fetch the minutes according to universal time from a given Date object.

Syntax:

DateObj.getUTCMinutes();

Parameters: This method does not accept any parameter. It is just used along with a Date Object from which we want to fetch minutes.

Return Values: It return the minutes for the given date according to universal time. Minutes is an integer value ranging from 0 to 59.



Note: In the above syntax, DateObj is a valid Date object created using Date() conctructor from which we want to fetch minutes.

More codes for the above method are as follows:

Program 1: The date of the month should lie in between 1 to 31 because none of the months have a date greater than 31 that is why it returns NaN i.e, not a number because the date for the month does not exist. Minutes will not be existed according to universal time if the date of the month does not exist.

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<script>
   // Here a date has been assigned according 
   // to universal time while creating Date object.
   var dataobj = 
   new Date('October 33, 1996 23:35:32 GMT+11:00');
  
   // Minute from above data object is
   // being extracted using getUTCMinutes().
   var B = dataobj.getUTCMinutes();
  
   // Printing minute according to universal time.
   document.write(B);
</script>

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Output:

NaN

Program 2: If minutes is not given to the Date() constructor while creating a Date object, then getUTCMinutes() method returns zero (0) according to universal time.It is an exception case.

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<script>
    // Here a date has been assigned according 
    // to universal time while creating Date object.
    var dataobj = 
    new Date('October 13, 1996 GMT+11:00');
  
    // Minute from above data object is
    // being extracted using getUTCMinutes().
    var B = dataobj.getUTCMinutes();
  
    // Printing minute according to
    // universal time.
    document.write(B);
</script>

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Output:

0

Program 3: If nothing as parameter is given to the Date() constructor while creating a Date object, the getUTCMinutes() method returns current minutes according to universal time.

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<script>
   // Here nothing has been assigned according 
   // to universal time while creating Date object.
   var dataobj = new Date();
  
   // Minute from above data object is 
   // being extracted using getUTCMinutes().
   var B = dataobj.getUTCMinutes();
  
   // Printing current minute 
   // according to universal time.
   document.write(B);
</script>

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Output:

18

Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by JavaScript Date getUTCMinutes() method are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari

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