What is 0550 military time?

Convert 0550 military time to regular 12-hour format



0550 = 5:50 AM

What time is 0550 Hours in Military Time? 5:50 AM in regular time on a 12-hour clock. Military format 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 0550 through a time chart, automated converter, and how to convert the 24 hour clock into a 12-hour AM/PM system by hand.

Military format 12-hour format
0550 5:50 AM

Here’s how to quickly convert 0550 Military Time to 12-Hour Standard Time

Converting 0550 from Military Time to 12h regular time is quite simple. Follow the steps below:

  1. Identify if 5 is greater than or less than 12
  2. 5 is less than 12. Just add "AM" to our output: 5:50 AM

0550 Time Conversion Chart

24 Hour Clock 12 Hour Clock (AM/PM) Military Time
05:50 5:50 0550
05:55 5:55 0555
06:00 6:00 0600
06:05 6:05 0605
06:10 6:10 0610
06:15 6:15 0615
06:20 6:20 0620
06:25 6:25 0625
06:30 6:30 0630
06:35 6:35 0635
06:40 6:40 0640
06:45 6:45 0645
06:50 6:50 0650
06:55 6:55 0655
07:00 7:00 0700
07:05 7:05 0705

How to say 0550 in military time

The way to read 0550 in military format always begins with four digits. Add the hours format “0550” the timezone (example: Yankee time zone). Once we have 0550 + Yankee say “hours” in the conclusion. This gives direct orders of time of day and timezone in a clear, concise way without using AM or PM 12 hour format.