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pandas.DatetimeIndex.month_name

DatetimeIndex.month_name(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Return the month names of the DateTimeIndex with specified locale.

New in version 0.23.0.

Parameters:

locale : str, optional

Locale determining the language in which to return the month name. Default is English locale.

Returns:

Index

Index of month names.

Examples

>>> idx = pd.DatetimeIndex(start='2018-01', freq='M', periods=3)
>>> idx
DatetimeIndex(['2018-01-31', '2018-02-28', '2018-03-31'],
              dtype='datetime64[ns]', freq='M')
>>> idx.month_name()
Index(['January', 'February', 'March'], dtype='object')
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