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Month firstMonthOfQuarter() method in Java

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The firstMonthOfQuarter() is a built-in method of the Month ENUM which is used to get the first month corresponding to this quarter. The quarter is defined by dividing the year into 4 groups as:
  • Group 1: JANUARY, FEBRUARY, MARCH
  • Group 2: APRIL, MAY, JUNE
  • Group 3: JULY, AUGUST, SEPTEMBER
  • Group 4: OCTOBER, NOVEMBER, DECEMBER
Syntax:
public int firstMonthOfQuarter()
Parameters: This method does not accepts any parameters. Return Value: This method returns the month corresponding to the first month of this quarter. Below programs illustrate the above method: Program 1:
import java.time.*;
import java.time.Month;
import java.time.temporal.Temporal;
  
class DayOfWeekExample {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // Set the month to february, 1st Quarter
        Month month = Month.of(2);
  
        // Get the first month of this quarter
        System.out.println(month.firstMonthOfQuarter());
    }
}

                    
Output:
JANUARY
Program 2:
import java.time.*;
import java.time.Month;
import java.time.temporal.Temporal;
  
class DayOfWeekExample {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // Set the month to JUNE, 2nd Quarter
        Month month = Month.of(6);
  
        // Get the first month of this quarter
        System.out.println(month.firstMonthOfQuarter());
    }
}

                    
Output:
APRIL
Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/time/Month.html#firstMonthOfQuarter–

Last Updated : 22 Mar, 2019
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