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Date & Time Functions

MONTHNAME

Extracts the three-letter month name from the specified date or timestamp.

Syntax

MONTHNAME( <date_or_timestamp_expr> )

Examples

SELECT MONTHNAME(TO_DATE('2015-05-01')) AS MONTH;

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 MONTH |
-------+
 May   |
-------+
SELECT MONTHNAME(TO_TIMESTAMP('2015-04-03 10:00')) AS MONTH;

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 MONTH |
-------+
 Apr   |
-------+
SELECT d, MONTHNAME(d) FROM dates;

------------+--------------+
     D      | MONTHNAME(D) |
------------+--------------+
 2015-01-01 | Jan          |
 2015-02-01 | Feb          |
 2015-03-01 | Mar          |
 2015-04-01 | Apr          |
 2015-05-01 | May          |
 2015-06-01 | Jun          |
 2015-07-01 | Jul          |
 2015-08-01 | Aug          |
 2015-09-01 | Sep          |
 2015-10-01 | Oct          |
 2015-11-01 | Nov          |
 2015-12-01 | Dec          |
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