dayofweek function (Databricks SQL)

Returns the day of week of the date or timestamp.

Syntax

dayofweek(expr)

Arguments

  • expr: A DATE or TIMESTAMP expression.

Returns

An INTEGER where 1 = Sunday, and 7 = Saturday.

This function is a synonym for extract(DAYOFWEEK FROM expr).

Examples

> SELECT dayofweek('2009-07-30');
 5