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MySQL TIME_FORMAT() Function

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Example

Format a time:

SELECT TIME_FORMAT("19:30:10", "%H %i %s");
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Definition and Usage

The TIME_FORMAT() function formats a time by a specified format.

Syntax

TIME_FORMAT(time, format)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
time Required. The time to be formatted
format Required. The format to use. Can be one or a combination of the following:
Format Description
%f Microseconds (000000 to 999999)
%H Hour (00 to 23)
%h Hour (00 to 12)
%I Hour (00 to 12)
%i Minutes (00 to 59)
%p AM or PM
%r Time in 12 hour AM or PM format (hh:mm:ss AM/PM)
%S Seconds (00 to 59)
%s Seconds (00 to 59)
%T Time in 24 hour format (hh:mm:ss)

Technical Details

Works in: From MySQL 4.0

More Examples

Example

Format a time:

SELECT TIME_FORMAT("19:30:10", "%h %i %s %p");
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Example

Format a time:

SELECT TIME_FORMAT("19:30:10", "%r");
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Example

Format a time:

SELECT TIME_FORMAT("19:30:10", "%T");
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❮ MySQL Functions