# 0240 = 2:40 AM

What time is 0240 Hours in Military Time? 2:40 AM in regular time on a 12-hour clock. The military format said "zero two forty" is used throughout the world (not just the military) and leverages a 24-hour time format which has been adopted by military, first responders, and hospital time setting. Below are ways to convert 0240 through a time chart, automated converter, and how to convert the 24 hour clock into a 12-hour AM/PM system by hand.

## Here’s how to quickly convert 0240 Military Time to 12-Hour Standard Time

Converting 0240 from Military Time to 12h regular time is quite simple. Follow the steps below:

1. Identify if 2 is greater than or less than 12
2. 2 is less than 12. Just add "AM" to our output: 2:40 AM

## 0240 Time Conversion Chart

24 Hour Clock 12 Hour Clock (AM/PM) Military Time
02:40 2:40 0240
02:45 2:45 0245
02:50 2:50 0250
02:55 2:55 0255
03:00 3:00 0300
03:05 3:05 0305
03:10 3:10 0310
03:15 3:15 0315
03:20 3:20 0320
03:25 3:25 0325
03:30 3:30 0330
03:35 3:35 0335
03:40 3:40 0340
03:45 3:45 0345
03:50 3:50 0350
03:55 3:55 0355

## How to say 0240 in military time: "zero two forty"

The way to read 0240 in military format always begins with four digits. Start with the hours in 0240 to say “zero two”. Then we can add the minutes to zero two and say “forty” in the conclusion. This gives direct time of day orders of "zero two forty" in a clear, concise way without using AM or PM 12-hour format.

## 2:40 AM vs 0240 Military Time

0240 Hours works from a 24-hour clock with a few basics:

• Military Time has 4 digits continuously like: [0, 2] [4, 0]
• Time zones are written with letter abbreviations and spoken by a phonetic alphabet
• Military Time is spoken with “hours” at the end. “Thirteen thirty-five hours”

2:40 AM is on the 12-hour clock and works from a few basics:

• 2:40 AM is based on a 12-hour clock format
• 2:40 AM is used in most english-speaking countries
• Does distinguish the morning and afternoon with AM/PM