ee.Date.parse

Parse a date string, given a string describing its format.
UsageReturns
ee.Date.parse(format, date, timeZone)Date
ArgumentTypeDetails
formatStringA pattern, as described at http://joda-time.sourceforge.net/apidocs/org/joda/time/format/DateTimeFormat.html.
dateStringA string matching the given pattern.
timeZoneString, default: nullThe time zone (e.g. 'America/Los_Angeles'); defaults to UTC.

Examples

Code Editor (JavaScript)

print(ee.Date.parse('YYYY MM dd', '2021 4 30'));
print(ee.Date.parse('YYYY-MM-dd', '2021-4-30'));
print(ee.Date.parse('YYYY/MM/dd', '2021/4/30'));
print(ee.Date.parse('MM/dd/YY', '4/30/21'));
print(ee.Date.parse('MMM. dd, YYYY', 'Apr. 30, 2021'));
print(ee.Date.parse('YYYY-MM-dd HH:mm:ss', '2021-4-30 00:00:00'));