Description

Determines the day of the week, in a date.

Returns

The ordinal for the day of the week, as an integer in the range 1 (Sunday) to 7 (Saturday).

Category

Date and time functions

Function syntax

DayOfWeek(date)

See also

DayDayOfWeekAsStringDayOfYearDaysInMonthDaysInYearFirstDayOfMonth

Parameters

Parameter

Description

date

Date/time object, in the range 100 AD-9999 AD.

Usage

When passing a date/time object as a string, enclose it in quotation marks. Otherwise, it is interpreted as a numeric representation of a date/time object.

You can pass the CreateDate function or Now function as the date parameter of this function; for example, #DayOfWeek(CreateDate(2001, 3, 3))#

Example

<cfscript>
    Date1 = "{ts '2018-11-06 12:13:50'}";
    Dayofweek= DayOfWeek(Date1)
   // writeOutput(Date1 & "<br/>")
    writeOutput("Day of week: " & DayofWeek & "")
</cfscript>

Output

Day of week: 3

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