Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview
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Returns an integer that represents the month of the specified date.
For an overview of all Transact-SQL date and time data types and functions, seeDate and Time Data Types and Functions (Transact-SQL).
Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version), Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Data Warehouse Public Preview.
MONTH returns the same value as DATEPART (month, date).
If date contains only a time part, the return value is 1, the base month.