What is 0438 military time to 12-hour time?

0438 = 4:38 AM

What time is 0438 Hours in Military Time? 4:38 AM in regular time on a 12-hour clock. The military format said "zero four thirty-eight" 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 0438 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 0438 Military Time to 12-Hour Standard Time

Converting 0438 from Military Time to 12h regular time is quite simple. Follow the steps below:

  1. Identify if 4 is greater than or less than 12
  2. 4 is less than 12. Just add "AM" to our output: 4:38 AM

0438 Time Conversion Chart

24 Hour Clock 12 Hour Clock (AM/PM) Military Time
04:38 4:38 0438
04:43 4:43 0443
04:48 4:48 0448
04:53 4:53 0453
04:58 4:58 0458
05:03 5:03 0503
05:08 5:08 0508
05:13 5:13 0513
05:18 5:18 0518
05:23 5:23 0523
05:28 5:28 0528
05:33 5:33 0533
05:38 5:38 0538
05:43 5:43 0543
05:48 5:48 0548
05:53 5:53 0553

How to say 0438 in military time: "zero four thirty-eight"

The way to read 0438 in military format always begins with four digits. Start with the hours in 0438 to say “zero four”. Then we can add the minutes to zero four and say “thirty-eight” in the conclusion. This gives direct time of day orders of "zero four thirty-eight" in a clear, concise way without using AM or PM 12-hour format.

4:38 AM vs 0438 Military Time

0438 Hours works from a 24-hour clock with a few basics:

  • Military Time has 4 digits continuously like: [0, 4] [3, 8]
  • 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”

4:38 AM is on the 12-hour clock and works from a few basics:

  • 4:38 AM is based on a 12-hour clock format
  • 4:38 AM is used in most english-speaking countries
  • Does distinguish the morning and afternoon with AM/PM