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JavaScript: Increment Date by 1 Day Examples

The following are the JavaScript code examples to increment a date by 1 day using the setDate() and getDate() methods.

The JavaScript method setDate() sets the day of the date object.

Syntax

dateObj.setDate(dayValue)

Example 1. Increment Date by 1 Day in JavaScript

// Current date is 25th March 2020
var currDate = new Date();
console.log('Today the date is '+ currDate);
// now increment it by 1 day
currDate.setDate(currDate.getDate() + 1);
console.log('Tomorrow the date is '+ currDate);

Output

Today the date is Wed Mar 25 2020 16:28:58 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
Tomorrow the date is Thu Mar 26 2020 16:28:58 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)

Example 2. Increment Date by 1 Day Using For-Loop

// Current date is 25th March 2020
var currDate = new Date();
// Increment for 2 days and print including today's date
for (let i = 0; i < 3; i++) {
   console.log(currDate); 
   currDate.setDate(currDate.getDate() + 1);     
}

Output

Wed Mar 25 2020 16:47:32 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
Thu Mar 26 2020 16:47:32 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
Fri Mar 27 2020 16:47:32 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)

Example 3. Increment Date and Print in DD/MM/YYYY Format

// Current date is 25th March 2020
var currDate = new Date();
for (let i = 0; i < 3; i++) {
    var dd = currDate.getDate();
    var mm = currDate.getMonth()+1; 
    var yyyy = currDate.getFullYear();

    if(dd<10) 
    {
        dd='0'+dd;
    } 
    if(mm<10) 
    {
        mm='0'+mm;
    } 

   var vDate = dd+'/'+mm+'/'+yyyy; 
   console.log(vDate); 
   currDate.setDate(currDate.getDate() + 1);     
}

Output

25/03/2020
26/03/2020
27/03/2020

Example 4. Increment Date by 1 Day and Print in MM/DD/YYYY Format

// Current date is 25th March 2020
var currDate = new Date();
for (let i = 0; i < 3; i++) {
    var dd = currDate.getDate();
    var mm = currDate.getMonth()+1; 
    var yyyy = currDate.getFullYear();

    if(dd<10) 
    {
        dd='0'+dd;
    } 
    if(mm<10) 
    {
        mm='0'+mm;
    } 

   var vDate = mm+'/'+dd+'/'+yyyy; 
   console.log(vDate); 
   currDate.setDate(currDate.getDate() + 1);     
}

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Output

03/25/2020
03/26/2020
03/27/2020

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