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Period getMonths() method in Java with Examples

  • Last Updated : 27 Nov, 2018

The getMonths() method of Period class in Java is used to get the number of months in this current period with which it is used.

Syntax:

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public int getMonths()

Parameters: This method does not accepts any parameter.

Return Value: This function returns the number of months in the given period.



Note: There is difference between 12 months and 1 year.

Below programs illustrate the above method:

Program 1:




// Java code to show the function getMonths()
// to get number of months from given period
import java.time.Period;
import java.time.temporal.ChronoUnit;
  
public class PeriodDemo {
  
    // Function to get number of months of given period
    static void getNumberOfDays(int year, int months, int days)
    {
        Period period = Period.of(year, months, days);
        System.out.println(period.getMonths());
    }
  
    // Driver Code
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        int year = 0;
        int months = 10;
        int days = 365;
  
        getNumberOfDays(year, months, days);
    }
}
Output:
10

Program 2: This will not convert 13 months to year.




// Java code to show the function getMonths()
// to get number of months from given period
import java.time.Period;
import java.time.temporal.ChronoUnit;
  
public class PeriodDemo {
  
    // Function to get number of months of given period
    static void getNumberOfDays(int year, int months, int days)
    {
        Period period = Period.of(year, months, days);
        System.out.println(period.getMonths());
    }
  
    // Driver Code
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        int year = 1;
        int months = 13;
        int days = 36;
  
        getNumberOfDays(year, months, days);
    }
}
Output:
13



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