# pandas.Series.dt.dayofweek¶

Series.dt.dayofweek

The day of the week with Monday=0, Sunday=6.

Return the day of the week. It is assumed the week starts on Monday, which is denoted by 0 and ends on Sunday which is denoted by 6. This method is available on both Series with datetime values (using the dt accessor) or DatetimeIndex.

Returns
Series or Index

Containing integers indicating the day number.

Series.dt.dayofweek

Alias.

Series.dt.weekday

Alias.

Series.dt.day_name

Returns the name of the day of the week.

Examples

>>> s = pd.date_range('2016-12-31', '2017-01-08', freq='D').to_series()
>>> s.dt.dayofweek
2016-12-31    5
2017-01-01    6
2017-01-02    0
2017-01-03    1
2017-01-04    2
2017-01-05    3
2017-01-06    4
2017-01-07    5
2017-01-08    6
Freq: D, dtype: int64