Spell out the names of months.
When written with a date, some months are abbreviated:
- January: Jan. 1
- February: Feb. 1
- August: Aug. 1
- September: Sept. 1
- October: Oct. 1
- November: Nov. 1
- December: Dec. 1
Note September is abbreviated to Sept., not Sep.
Avoid ordinal numbers: Write May 23, not May 23rd.
Months are spelled out when written with a year: January 2016, August 1992