How to get current year in Golang

Last updated on Jul 7, 2022 by Suraj Sharma

In this tutorial, you will learn to get the current year in golang using the in-built time module

Get current year

To get the current year in golang, we will use the Now() and Year() functions defined in the golang’s time module


package main

import (

func main() {
  //current date
  today := time.Now()

  //prints the current year
  fmt.Printf("current year: %d", today.Year())

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Suraj Sharma is a Full Stack Software Engineer. He holds a B.Tech degree in Computer Science & Engineering from NIT Rourkela.