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p5.js | day() function

  • Last Updated : 08 Apr, 2019

The day() function in p5.js is used to get the current day from the system’s clock. It returns the value inbetween 1 to 31.


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Parameters: The function does not accept any parameter.

Return Value: It returns an integer value which represents the current date.

Below program illustrates the day() function in p5.js:

Example: This example uses day() function to get the current day from the system’s clock.

function setup() {
    // Create Canvas of size 270*80
    createCanvas(270, 80);
function draw() {
    // Set the background color
    // Initialize the parameter with day
    let d = day();
    // Set the size of text
    // Set the text color
    // Display result
    text("Today's date is : " + d, 50, 30);



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