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Python datetime weekday() Method with Example

Python datetime.weekday() Method: Here, we are going to learn about the weekday() method of datetime class in Python with its definition, syntax, and examples.
Submitted by Hritika Rajput, on May 02, 2020

Python datetime.weekday() Method

datetime.weekday() method is used to manipulate objects of datetime class of module datetime.

It uses a datetime class object and returns the day of the week as an integer, where Monday is 0 and Sunday is 6. It is an instance method, i.e., it works on an instance of the class.

Module:

    import datetime

Class:

    from datetime import datetime

Syntax:

    weekday()

Parameter(s):

  • None

Return value:

The return type of this method is a number which tells us what is the day of the week on that day.

Example:

## importing datetime class
from datetime import datetime

## Creating an instance
x = datetime.today()
d = x.weekday()
print("Today's weekday number is:", d)

x = datetime(1996, 10,27, 21, 5, 5)
d1 = x.weekday()
xd = x.date()
print("Weekday number on the date", xd,"will be:",d1)
print()

## Since we know the number, 
## we can save them in a list and 
## print the day on that number
day =["Monday", "Tuesday", "Wednesday", "Thursday", "Friday", "Saturday", "Sunday"]
print("Today's day is:",day[d])
print("Day on date", x," was:", day[d1])

Output

Today's weekday number is: 5
Weekday number on the date 1996-10-27 will be: 6

Today's day is: Saturday
Day on date 1996-10-27 21:05:05  was: Sunday
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