What is 0340 military time to 12-hour time?

0340 = 3:40 AM

What time is 0340 Hours in Military Time? 3:40 AM in regular time on a 12-hour clock. The military format said "zero three 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 0340 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 0340 Military Time to 12-Hour Standard Time

Converting 0340 from Military Time to 12h regular time is quite simple. Follow the steps below:

  1. Identify if 3 is greater than or less than 12
  2. 3 is less than 12. Just add "AM" to our output: 3:40 AM

0340 Time Conversion Chart

24 Hour Clock 12 Hour Clock (AM/PM) Military Time
03:40 3:40 0340
03:45 3:45 0345
03:50 3:50 0350
03:55 3:55 0355
04:00 4:00 0400
04:05 4:05 0405
04:10 4:10 0410
04:15 4:15 0415
04:20 4:20 0420
04:25 4:25 0425
04:30 4:30 0430
04:35 4:35 0435
04:40 4:40 0440
04:45 4:45 0445
04:50 4:50 0450
04:55 4:55 0455

How to say 0340 in military time: "zero three forty"

The way to read 0340 in military format always begins with four digits. Start with the hours in 0340 to say “zero three”. Then we can add the minutes to zero three and say “forty” in the conclusion. This gives direct time of day orders of "zero three forty" in a clear, concise way without using AM or PM 12-hour format.

3:40 AM vs 0340 Military Time

0340 Hours works from a 24-hour clock with a few basics:

  • Military Time has 4 digits continuously like: [0, 3] [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”

3:40 AM is on the 12-hour clock and works from a few basics:

  • 3:40 AM is based on a 12-hour clock format
  • 3:40 AM is used in most english-speaking countries
  • Does distinguish the morning and afternoon with AM/PM