Formatting a datetime referring to a 24-hours clock

pmscorca 882 Reputation points


in an ADF pipeline I'm trying to use this expression:


but this return a value that shows the AM/PM indicator.

I'd like to show the time referring to the 24-hours clock.

Any suggests to me, please? Thanks

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  1. AnnuKumari-MSFT 32,011 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Hi pmscorca ,

    Thankyou for posting your query on Microsoft Q&A platform .

    I understand from your query that you want to fetch the current time and display in 24-hour clock format without the AM/PM indicator.

    The formatDateTime function in Azure Data Factory (ADF) can be used to format the current date and time in a specific format.

    The format for a 24-hour clock time is HH:mm:ss.

    Ensure you use HH for hours in 24-hour format (from 00 to 23) instead of hh, which is for hours in 12-hour format (from 01 to 12).

    The expression which you are using is correct and should be giving the output in 24-hour format. I tried to reproduce the same and got the expected result.

    Case1: Using HH for hours
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    Case2: Using hh for hours

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    Hope it helps. Please let us know if you have further questions.

    Kindly mark the answer as accepted if it helped. Thankyou