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Date & Time Functions

HOUR / MINUTE / SECOND

Extracts the corresponding time part from a time or timestamp value.

These functions are alternatives to using the DATE_PART (or EXTRACT) function with the equivalent time part (see Supported Date and Time Parts).

See also:

YEAR* / DAY* / WEEK* / MONTH / QUARTER

Syntax

HOUR( <time_or_timestamp_expr> )

MINUTE( <time_or_timestamp_expr> )

SECOND( <time_or_timestamp_expr> )

Usage Notes

Function Name

Time Part Extracted from Time / Timestamp

Possible Values

HOUR

Hour of the specified day

0 to 23

MINUTE

Minute of the specified hour

0 to 59

SECOND

Second of the specified minute

0 to 59

Examples

This demonstrates the HOUR, MINUTE, and SECOND functions:

SELECT '2013-05-08T23:39:20.123-07:00'::TIMESTAMP AS TSTAMP,
         HOUR(tstamp) AS "HOUR",
         MINUTE(tstamp) AS "MINUTE",
         SECOND(tstamp) AS "SECOND";
+-------------------------+------+--------+--------+
| TSTAMP                  | HOUR | MINUTE | SECOND |
|-------------------------+------+--------+--------|
| 2013-05-08 23:39:20.123 |   23 |     39 |     20 |
+-------------------------+------+--------+--------+

For more examples, see Using Dates and Timestamps.