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LocalDateTime plusYears() method in Java with Examples
  • Last Updated : 27 Nov, 2020

The plusYears() method of LocalDateTime class is used to return a copy of this date-time with the specified years added.

Syntax:  

public LocalDateTime plusYears(long years)

Parameter: It accepts a single parameter years which specifies the years to add which may be negative.

Return Value: This method returns a LocalDateTime based on this date-time with the years added.

Exceptions: The program throws a DateTimeException which is thrown if the result exceeds the supported years range. 



Below programs illustrate the LocalDateTime.plusYears() method in Java:

Program 1:  

Java




// Program to illustrate the plusYears() method
 
import java.util.*;
import java.time.*;
 
public class GfG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        LocalDateTime dt1
            = LocalDateTime
                  .parse("2018-01-11T10:15:30");
 
        System.out.println("LocalDateTime with 15 years added: "
                           + dt1.plusYears(15));
    }
}


Output: 

LocalDateTime with 15 years added: 2033-01-11T10:15:30

 

Program 2:  

Java




// Program to illustrate the plusYears() method
 
import java.util.*;
import java.time.*;
 
public class GfG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        LocalDateTime dt1
            = LocalDateTime
                  .parse("2018-01-11T08:15:30");
 
        System.out.println("LocalDateTime with -2 years added: "
                           + dt1.plusYears(-2));
    }
}


Output: 

LocalDateTime with -2 years added: 2016-01-11T08:15:30

 

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/10/docs/api/java/time/LocalDateTime.html#plusYears(long)
 

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