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cal_from_jdConverts from Julian Day Count to a supported calendar


cal_from_jd(int $julian_day, int $calendar): array

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



Julian day as integer


Calendar to convert to

Return Values

Returns an array containing calendar information like month, day, year, day of week (dow), abbreviated and full names of weekday and month and the date in string form "month/day/year". The day of week ranges from 0 (Sunday) to 6 (Saturday).


Example #1 cal_from_jd() example

= unixtojd(mktime(0, 0, 0, 8, 16, 2003));
print_r(cal_from_jd($today, CAL_GREGORIAN));

The above example will output:

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

See Also

  • cal_to_jd() - Converts from a supported calendar to Julian Day Count
  • jdtofrench() - Converts a Julian Day Count to the French Republican Calendar
  • jdtogregorian() - Converts Julian Day Count to Gregorian date
  • jdtojewish() - Converts a Julian day count to a Jewish calendar date
  • jdtojulian() - Converts a Julian Day Count to a Julian Calendar Date
  • jdtounix() - Convert Julian Day to Unix timestamp

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