Month minLength() method in Java

The minLength() method is a built-in method of the Month ENUM which is used to get the minimum length of this month in number of days. For example, February can have both 28 days and 29 days depending on whether this year is a leap year or not. Therefore, this method will return 28 for February as minimum number of days in feb is 29.

Syntax:

public int minLength()

Parameters: This method does not accepts any parameter.



Return Value: This method returns the minimum length of this month in number of days present in it.

Below programs illustrate the above method:

Program 1:

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import java.time.*;
import java.time.Month;
import java.time.temporal.ChronoField;
  
class monthEnum {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // Create a month instance
        Month month = Month.FEBRUARY;
  
        // Print the minimum length of this Month
        System.out.println(month.minLength());
    }
}

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Output:

28

Program 2:

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import java.time.*;
import java.time.Month;
import java.time.temporal.ChronoField;
  
class monthEnum {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // Create a month instance
        Month month = Month.MAY;
  
        // Print the min length of this Month
        System.out.println(month.minLength());
    }
}

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Output:

31

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



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