pandas.DatetimeIndex.month_name

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

Return the month names of the DateTimeIndex with specified locale.

New in version 0.23.0.

Parameters
localestr, 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.date_range(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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