This page shows you how to convert the military time of 23:00hrs.
Military timing is an effective way to instruct others of a time without the chance of causing confusion.
It's a way to explain the time without the risk of any misunderstanding.
For example, after reading this page, if I said to you "be at the armoury for 23:45hrs" you'll know instantly to be there at 23:45PM
The most important part of the 24 hour clock is to know whether we're talking about AM or PM.
When people say things like "military time", don't get flustered and just try to imagine the 24 hour clock in your head.
The first thing you need to realise is that military time is just a 24 hour clock.
The first two (2) digits depict the hours and the last two (2) digits depict the minutes.
The basic rule to converting from military time to the 12 hour format is as follows:
Basically, if the first two digits are under 12 then it's AM and if it's over 12 then it's PM.
23:00hrs As Shown On An Analogue Clock (12-Hour Format)
Following on from the previous section, you should now be able to work out how to convert 23:00hrs Military Time.
If you're still struggling, see the example below:
|Military Timing||Conversion||AM or PM|
As you can see from the table above that the first 2 digits (hours) remains the same throughout the hour.
How Do I Say 23:00hrs Military Time?
In the UK, we would say "Twenty Three Hundred Hours".
What Is 23:00PM In Military Time?
After reading this guide, you should be able to work out that 23:00PM is the same as 23:00hrs.
Is 23:00hrs AM or PM?
By now you should be able to work out the difference between AM and PM but just in case you haven't; 23:00hrs is PM.
Remember the following rules from before: