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MonthDay now(Clock) method in Java with Examples
  • Last Updated : 12 May, 2020

The now(Clock clock) method of the MonthDay class in Java is used to get the current month-day from the specified clock.

Syntax:

public static MonthDay now(Clock clock)

Parameters: This method accepts clock as parameter which represents the clock to use.

Return value: This method returns the current month-day.

Below programs illustrate the now(Clock clock) method of MonthDay in Java:



Program 1:




// Java program to demonstrate
// MonthDay.now(Clock clock) method
  
import java.time.*;
import java.time.temporal.*;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // apply now(Clock clock) method
        // of MonthDay class
        MonthDay result = MonthDay.now(
            Clock.systemUTC());
  
        // print both month and day
        System.out.println("MonthDay: "
                           + result);
    }
}
Output:
MonthDay: --05-09

Program 2:




// Java program to demonstrate
// MonthDay.now(Clock clock) method
  
import java.time.*;
import java.time.temporal.*;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // apply now(Clock clock) method
        // of MonthDay class
        MonthDay result = MonthDay.now(
            Clock.systemUTC());
  
        // print only month
        System.out.println("Month: "
                           + result.getMonth());
    }
}
Output:
Month: MAY

References: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/10/docs/api/java/time/MonthDay.html#now(java.time.Clock)

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