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getTimezoneOffset() of Date Object

edited Nov 20, 2023 7:26AM in Ask A Guru 5 comments

The following block doesn't work as we expected.

function getNonDstTimeZoneOffset(date) {
    const january1st = new Date(date.getFullYear(), 0, 1)
    const july1st = new Date(date.getFullYear(), 6, 1)
    return Math.max(january1st.getTimezoneOffset(), july1st.getTimezoneOffset())
//january1st.getTimezoneOffset() = 480 (should be -540...)
//july1st.getTimezoneOffset() = 420 (should be -480? though we don't have DST...)

  function resetDateWithCurrentTimeZone(utcDate) {
    if (!utcDate) {
      utcDate = new Date()
//EX) "2023-11-20T07:03:29.492Z"
    const timezoneOffset = utcDate.getTimezoneOffset()
    const nonDstTimezoneOffset = getNonDstTimeZoneOffset(utcDate)
    log.audit("==UTCDate & LocalOffset==", {
      utcDate: utcDate,

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