LAST_DAY

The LAST_DAY function returns the last day of the month in which a particular date falls.

Return Value

DATETIME

Syntax

LAST_DAY(datetime-expression)

Arguments

datetime-expression

An expression that has the DATETIME data type.

Examples

Example 17-34 Calculating Remaining Days in a Month

The following statement calculates how many days remain between today's date and the end of the month.

SHOW JOINCHARS('Days left: ' LAST_DAY(SYSDATE) - SYSDATE)

When today's date is September 8, 2000, then this statement returns the following.

Days left: 22