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Converts from Julian Day Count to a supported calendar
Calendar Functions
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cal_from_jd

(PHP 4 >= 4.1.0, PHP 5)

cal_from_jdConverts from Julian Day Count to a supported calendar

Description

array cal_from_jd ( int $jd , int $calendar )

cal_from_jd() converts the Julian day given in jd into a date of the specified calendar. Supported calendar values are CAL_GREGORIAN, CAL_JULIAN, CAL_JEWISH and CAL_FRENCH.

Parameters

jd

Julian day as integer

calendar

Calendar to convert to

Return Values

Returns an array containing calendar information like month, day, year, day of week, abbreviated and full names of weekday and month and the date in string form "month/day/year".

Examples

Example #1 cal_from_jd() example

<?php
$today 
unixtojd(mktime(0008162003));
print_r(cal_from_jd($todayCAL_GREGORIAN));
?>

The above example will output:

Array
(
    [date] => 8/16/2003
    [month] => 8
    [day] => 16
    [year] => 2003
    [dow] => 6
    [abbrevdayname] => Sat
    [dayname] => Saturday
    [abbrevmonth] => Aug
    [monthname] => August
)

See Also


Calendar Functions
PHP Manual