What is 1259 military time to 12-hour time?

1259 = 12:59 PM

What time is 1259 Hours in Military Time? 12:59 PM in regular time on a 12-hour clock. The military format said "twelve fifty-nine" 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 1259 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 1259 Military Time to 12-Hour Standard Time

Converting 1259 from Military Time to 12h regular time is quite simple. Follow the steps below:

  1. Identify if 12 is greater than or less than 12
  2. 12 is less than 12. Just add "AM" to our output: 12:59 PM

1259 Time Conversion Chart

24 Hour Clock 12 Hour Clock (AM/PM) Military Time
12:59 12:59 1259
13:04 13:04 1304
13:09 13:09 1309
13:14 13:14 1314
13:19 13:19 1319
13:24 13:24 1324
13:29 13:29 1329
13:34 13:34 1334
13:39 13:39 1339
13:44 13:44 1344
13:49 13:49 1349
13:54 13:54 1354
13:59 13:59 1359
14:04 14:04 1404
14:09 14:09 1409
14:14 14:14 1414

How to say 1259 in military time: "twelve fifty-nine"

The way to read 1259 in military format always begins with four digits. Start with the hours in 1259 to say “twelve”. Then we can add the minutes to twelve and say “fifty-nine” in the conclusion. This gives direct time of day orders of "twelve fifty-nine" in a clear, concise way without using AM or PM 12-hour format.

12:59 PM vs 1259 Military Time

1259 Hours works from a 24-hour clock with a few basics:

  • Military Time has 4 digits continuously like: [1, 2] [5, 9]
  • 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”

12:59 PM is on the 12-hour clock and works from a few basics:

  • 12:59 PM is based on a 12-hour clock format
  • 12:59 PM is used in most english-speaking countries
  • Does distinguish the morning and afternoon with AM/PM