LocalDate withYear() method in Java with Examples

The withYear() method of LocalDate class in Java returns a copy of this LocalDate with the year altered.

Syntax:

public LocalDate withYear(int year)

Parameter: This method accepts a mandatory parameter year which specifies the year to set in the result which can be in the range from MIN_YEAR to MAX_YEAR.



Returns: The function returns a LocalDate based on this date with the requested year, not null.

Exceptions: The function throws a DateTimeException when the year value is invalid.

Below programs illustrate the LocalDate.withYear() method:

Program 1:

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// Program to illustrate the withYear() method
  
import java.util.*;
import java.time.*;
  
public class GfG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Parses the date
        LocalDate dt1 = LocalDate.parse("2018-12-07");
        LocalDate result = dt1.withYear(2018);
  
        // Prints the date with year
        System.out.println("The date with year is: " + result);
    }
}

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Output:

The date with year is: 2018-12-07

Program 2:

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// Program to illustrate the withYear() method
  
import java.util.*;
import java.time.*;
  
public class GfG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Parses the date
        LocalDate dt1 = LocalDate.parse("2018-01-07");
        LocalDate result = dt1.withYear(2014);
  
        // Prints the date with year
        System.out.println("The date with year is: " + result);
    }
}

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Output:

The date with year is: 2014-01-07

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/10/docs/api/java/time/LocalDate.html#withYear(int)

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