TimeZone useDaylightTime() method in Java with Examples

The useDaylightTime() method of TimeZone class is used perform a query on this time zone to know whether it uses the daylight saving time.

Syntax:

public abstract boolean useDaylightTime()

Parameters: The method does not accept any parameters.

Return Value: The method returns either of the two boolean values:

  • ‘true’ if this time zone uses daylight saving time
  • ‘false’ if this time zone does not use daylight saving time

Below program demonstrates the above-mentioned function:
Example 1:

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// Program to demonstrate the
// useDaylightTime()
  
import java.util.*;
  
public class GFG {
  
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Create TimeZone object
        TimeZone obj
            = TimeZone.getTimeZone("Europe/Rome");
  
        // Checking day light time
        // and displaying the result
        System.out.println("Day light time is = "
                           + obj.useDaylightTime());
    }
}

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Output:

Day light time is = true

Example 2:

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// Program to demonstrate the
// useDaylightTime()
  
import java.util.*;
  
public class GFG {
  
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Create TimeZone object
        TimeZone obj
            = TimeZone.getTimeZone("Pacific/Pago_Pago");
  
        // checking day light time
        // and printing the result
        System.out.println("Day light time is = "
                           + obj.useDaylightTime());
    }
}

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Output:

Day light time is = false

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



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