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MySQL | CURRENT_DATE method

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schedule Mar 9, 2022
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MySQL's CURRENT_DATE() method returns the current date in the session time zone.

Parameters

No parameters.

Return value

Case

Return value

Example

NOT used in numeric context

'YYYY-MM-DD'

CURRENT_DATE()

Used in numeric context

YYYYMMDD

CURRENT_DATE() + 0

Examples

String context

To return the current date in the session time zone:

SELECT CURRENT_DATE();
+----------------+
| CURRENT_DATE() |
+----------------+
| 2020-04-16 |
+----------------+

Numeric context

To return the current date in session time zone as a number:

SELECT CURRENT_DATE() + 0;
+--------------------+
| CURRENT_DATE() + 0 |
+--------------------+
| 20200417 |
+--------------------+
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