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pandas.Series.dt.day_name

Series.dt.day_name(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Return the day 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 day name. Default is English locale.

Returns:

Index

Index of day names.

Examples

>>> idx = pd.DatetimeIndex(start='2018-01-01', freq='D', periods=3)
>>> idx
DatetimeIndex(['2018-01-01', '2018-01-02', '2018-01-03'],
              dtype='datetime64[ns]', freq='D')
>>> idx.day_name()
Index(['Monday', 'Tuesday', 'Wednesday'], dtype='object')
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