Returns the nth occurrence of the weekday in the month for the specified date.
the name of the database where the function is located.
an expression that results in a DATE, TIMESTAMP, or TIMESTAMP WITH TIME ZONE value.
This is a Teradata extension to the ANSI SQL:2011 standard.
td_weekday_of_month is an overloaded scalar function. It is defined with the following parameter data types:
If the argument passed to the function does not match one of these declared data types, an error is returned indicating that the function does not exist.
For more information on overloaded functions, see “Function Name Overloading” in SQL External Routine Programming.
The result is an INTEGER value from 1 to 5, representing the nth occurrence of the weekday in the month.
The td_weekday_of_month function provides improved performance compared to using the Sys_Calendar.Calendar system view to obtain similar results.
For more information about the CALENDAR system view, see Data Dictionary.
If the current date is May 01, 2010, the following queries return the value 1 as the result since May 01, 2010 falls on the first Saturday of the month.
SELECT td_weekday_of_month(DATE '2010-05-01');