YearMonth getMonthValue() method in Java

The getMonthValue() method of YearMonth class in Java is used to get the value of the month field from this YearMonth instance with which it is used. It returns the value of the month field as an integer between 1-12 denoting months from January to December.

Syntax:

public int getMonthValue()

Parameter: This method does not accepts any parameter.



Return Value: It returns the value of the month field as an integer between 1-12 denoting months from January to December.

Below programs illustrate the getMonthValue() method of YearMonth in Java:
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// Program to illustrate the getMonthValue() method
  
import java.util.*;
import java.time.*;
import java.time.format.DateTimeFormatter;
  
public class GfG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Create a YearMonth object
        YearMonth thisYearMonth = YearMonth.of(2017, 8);
  
        // Get the month field
        System.out.println(thisYearMonth.getMonthValue());
    }
}

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Output:

8

Program 2:

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// Program to illustrate the getMonthValue() method
  
import java.util.*;
import java.time.*;
import java.time.format.DateTimeFormatter;
  
public class GfG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Create a YearMonth object
        YearMonth thisYearMonth = YearMonth.of(2018, 5);
  
        // Get the month field
        System.out.println(thisYearMonth.getMonthValue());
    }
}

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Output:

5

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/time/YearMonth.html#getMonthValue–



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