# 0838 = 8:38 AM

What time is 0838 Hours in Military Time? 8:38 AM in regular time on a 12-hour clock. The military format said "zero eight 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 0838 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 0838 Military Time to 12-Hour Standard Time

Converting 0838 from Military Time to 12h regular time is quite simple. Follow the steps below:

1. Identify if 8 is greater than or less than 12
2. 8 is less than 12. Just add "AM" to our output: 8:38 AM

## 0838 Time Conversion Chart

24 Hour Clock 12 Hour Clock (AM/PM) Military Time
08:38 8:38 0838
08:43 8:43 0843
08:48 8:48 0848
08:53 8:53 0853
08:58 8:58 0858
09:03 9:03 0903
09:08 9:08 0908
09:13 9:13 0913
09:18 9:18 0918
09:23 9:23 0923
09:28 9:28 0928
09:33 9:33 0933
09:38 9:38 0938
09:43 9:43 0943
09:48 9:48 0948
09:53 9:53 0953

## How to say 0838 in military time: "zero eight thirty-eight"

The way to read 0838 in military format always begins with four digits. Start with the hours in 0838 to say “zero eight”. Then we can add the minutes to zero eight and say “thirty-eight” in the conclusion. This gives direct time of day orders of "zero eight thirty-eight" in a clear, concise way without using AM or PM 12-hour format.

## 8:38 AM vs 0838 Military Time

0838 Hours works from a 24-hour clock with a few basics:

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

8:38 AM is on the 12-hour clock and works from a few basics:

• 8:38 AM is based on a 12-hour clock format
• 8:38 AM is used in most english-speaking countries
• Does distinguish the morning and afternoon with AM/PM