TimeZone getDSTSavings() Method in Java with Examples

The getDSTSavings() method of TimeZone class in Java is used to know the amount of time needed to be added to local standard time to get the wall clock time.

Syntax:

public int getDSTSavings()

Parameters: The method does not take any parameters.

Return Value: The method returns in milliseconds the amount of time needed to be added to local standard time to get the wall clock time. This is called the savings time.

Below programs illustrate the working of getDSTSavings() Method of TimeZone:
Example 1:

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// Java code to illustrate getDSTSavings() method
  
import java.util.*;
  
public class TimeZoneDemo {
    public static void main(String args[])
    {
  
        // Creating a TimeZone
        TimeZone offtime_zone
            = TimeZone
                  .getTimeZone("Pacific/Pago_Pago");
  
        // Knowing the DST
        System.out.println("The DST is: "
                           + offtime_zone.getDSTSavings());
    }
}

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Output:

The DST is: 0

Example 2:

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// Java code to illustrate getDSTSavings() method
  
import java.util.*;
  
public class TimeZoneDemo {
    public static void main(String args[])
    {
  
        // Creating a TimeZone
        TimeZone offtime_zone
            = TimeZone.getTimeZone("Europe/Rome");
  
        // Knowing the DST
        System.out.println("The DST is: "
                           + offtime_zone.getDSTSavings());
    }
}

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Output:

The DST is: 3600000

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/java/util/TimeZone.html#getDSTSavings()



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