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MySQL | UTC_DATE method

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schedule Jul 1, 2022
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MySQL's UTC_DATE() method returns the current date in UTC time zone.

Parameters

No parameters.

Return value

Case

Return value

Example

Method used in string context

'YYYY-MM-DD'

UTC_DATE()

Method used in numeric context

YYYYMMDD

UTC_DATE() + 0

Examples

String context

To return the current date in UTC timezone:

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

Numeric context

To return the current date in UTC timezone as a number:

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