Month from() method in Java

The from() is a built-in method of the Month ENUM which is used to create a Month instance from a temporal object passed to it as a parameter.

Syntax:

static Month from( TemporalAccessor temporal )

Parameters: This method accepts a single parameter which is a temporal object and cannot be NULL.



Return Value: This method returns a Month instance obtained from a temporal object passed to it as a parameter.

Exception: It throws a DateTimeException if it is not possible to convert the temporal object to a valid month instance.

Below programs illustrate the above method:

Program 1:

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import java.time.*;
import java.time.Month;
import java.time.temporal.Temporal;
  
class monthEnum {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // Convert this Temporal object to month
        Month month = Month.from(ZonedDateTime.now());
  
        System.out.println(month);
    }
}

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Output:

MARCH

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import java.time.*;
import java.time.Month;
import java.time.temporal.Temporal;
  
class monthEnum {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        ZoneId zoneId = ZoneId.of("UTC+1");
  
        ZonedDateTime zonedDateTime = ZonedDateTime.of(2015, 11, 30, 23, 45, 59, 1234, zoneId);
  
        // Convert this Temporal object to month
        Month month = Month.from(zonedDateTime);
  
        System.out.println(month);
    }
}

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Output:

NOVEMBER

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/time/Month.html#from-java.time.temporal.TemporalAccessor-



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