weekday() Function

Returns the day of the week of the specified date.

Syntax

weekday( date, [return type])

date: (Date) The date that the day of the week will be calculated from

return_type: (Integer) Controls how the days of the week are numbered with 1 correlating 1-7 with Sunday-Saturday, 2 correlating 1-7 with Monday-Sunday, and 3 correlating 0-6 with Monday-Sunday.

Returns

Integer

Notes

The default value of return_type is 1.

Examples

You can experiment with this function in the test box below.

Test Input

weekday(date(2011,12,13)) returns 3

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