strftime

by Tim Petricola on GitHub

FormatMeaningOutput
%aAbbreviated weekday nameTue
%AFull weekday nameTuesday
%bAbbreviated month nameJan
%BFull month nameJanuary
%CCentury number (year/100) as a 2-digit integer20
%dDay of the month, padded to 2 digits (01-31)28
%DEquivalent to %m/%d/%y in en-US01/28/20
%eDay of the month, padded with a leading space for single digit values (1-31)28
%FEquivalent to %Y-%m-%d (the ISO 8601 date format)2020-01-28
%hEquivalent to %b (abbreviated month name)Jan
%HThe hour (24-hour clock), padded to 2 digits (00-23)17
%IThe hour (12-hour clock), padded to 2 digits (01-12)05
%jDay of the year, padded to 3 digits (001-366)028
%kThe hour (24-hour clock), padded with a leading space for single digit values (0-23)17
%lThe hour (12-hour clock), padded with a leading space for single digit values (1-12) 5
%mThe month, padded to 2 digits (01-12)01
%nNewline character
%MThe minute, padded to 2 digits (00-59)17
%p"AM" or "PM"PM
%P"am" or "PM"pm
%rEquivalent to %I:%M:%S %p (time in a.m. or p.m. notation)05:17:09 PM
%REquivalent to %H:%M (time in 24-hour notation)17:17
%sN umber of seconds since the Epoch (1970-01-01 00:00:00 +0000), UTC1580231829
%SThe second, padded to 2 digits (00-60)09
%tTab character
%TEquivalent to %H:%M:%S (time in 24-hour notation)17:17:09
%uWeekday, Monday being 1 (1-7)2
%UWeek number of the year, Sunday as the first day of the week, padded to 2 digits (00-53)04
%wWeekday, Sunday being 0 (0-6)2
%WWeek number of the year, Monday as the first day of the week, padded to 2 digits (00-53)04
%yThe year without the century (00-99)20
%YThe year with the century2020
%zThe +hhmm or -hhmm numeric timezone (that is, the hour and minute offset from UTC)+0000
%ZThe time zone name, replaced with an empty string if it is not foundUTC
%%A % sign%
FlagMeaning
_(underscore) Pad a numeric result string with spaces (.e.g %_d)
-(dash) Omit leading zeroes or spaces (.e.g %-d)
0Force the use of zeroes as padding characters (.e.g %0e)