- ISO Dates
- Long Dates
- Short Dates
- Full Format
ISO 8601 is the global standard for the portrayal of dates and times.
Example (Complete date)
It can be composed without indicating the day (YYYY-MM):
Example (Year and month)
It can be composed without month and day (YYYY):
Example (Only year)
It can be composed with included hours, minutes, and seconds (YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS):
Example (Complete date in addition to hours, minutes, and seconds)
The T in the date string, between the date and time, demonstrates UTC time.
Long dates are regularly composed with a "MMM DD YYYY" language structure this way:
Month and day can be in any order:
And, month can be written in full (January), or condensed (Jan):
Commas are disregarded. Names are case insensitive:
Short dates are regularly composed with a "MM/DD/YYYY" grammar like this:
Full Date Format
|UTC||Coordinated Universal Time|
|GMT||Greenwich Mean Time|
|EDT||(US) Eastern Daylight Time|
|CDT||(US) Central Daylight Time|
|MDT||(US) Mountain Daylight Time|
|PDT||(US) Pacific Daylight Time|
|EST||(US) Eastern Standard Time|
|CST||(US) Central Standard Time|
|MST||(US) Mountain Standard Time|
|PST||(US) Pacific Standard Time|
When getting a date, without indicating the time zone, the outcome is changed over to the program's time zone.
In different words: If a date/time is made in GMT (Greenwich Mean Time), the date/time will be changed over to CDT (Central US Daylight Time) if a client peruses from focal US.