What is 0738 military time to 12-hour time?

0738 = 7:38 AM

What time is 0738 Hours in Military Time? 7:38 AM in regular time on a 12-hour clock. The military format said "zero seven 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 0738 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 0738 Military Time to 12-Hour Standard Time

Converting 0738 from Military Time to 12h regular time is quite simple. Follow the steps below:

  1. Identify if 7 is greater than or less than 12
  2. 7 is less than 12. Just add "AM" to our output: 7:38 AM

0738 Time Conversion Chart

24 Hour Clock 12 Hour Clock (AM/PM) Military Time
07:38 7:38 0738
07:43 7:43 0743
07:48 7:48 0748
07:53 7:53 0753
07:58 7:58 0758
08:03 8:03 0803
08:08 8:08 0808
08:13 8:13 0813
08:18 8:18 0818
08:23 8:23 0823
08:28 8:28 0828
08:33 8:33 0833
08:38 8:38 0838
08:43 8:43 0843
08:48 8:48 0848
08:53 8:53 0853

How to say 0738 in military time: "zero seven thirty-eight"

The way to read 0738 in military format always begins with four digits. Start with the hours in 0738 to say “zero seven”. Then we can add the minutes to zero seven and say “thirty-eight” in the conclusion. This gives direct time of day orders of "zero seven thirty-eight" in a clear, concise way without using AM or PM 12-hour format.

7:38 AM vs 0738 Military Time

0738 Hours works from a 24-hour clock with a few basics:

  • Military Time has 4 digits continuously like: [0, 7] [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”

7:38 AM is on the 12-hour clock and works from a few basics:

  • 7:38 AM is based on a 12-hour clock format
  • 7:38 AM is used in most english-speaking countries
  • Does distinguish the morning and afternoon with AM/PM