What is 1500 military time?

Convert 1500 military time to regular 12-hour format



1500 = 3:00 PM

What time is 1500 Hours in Military Time? 3:00 PM 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 1500 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
1500 3:00 PM

Here’s how to quickly convert 1500 Military Time to 12-Hour Standard Time

Converting 1500 from Military Time to 12h regular time is quite simple. Follow the steps below:

  1. Identify if 15 is greater than or less than 12
  2. Since 15 is greater than 12, subtract: 15 - 12 = 3
  3. Just add "PM" to output: 3:00 PM

1500 Time Conversion Chart

24 Hour Clock 12 Hour Clock (AM/PM) Military Time
15:00 15:00 1500
15:05 15:05 1505
15:10 15:10 1510
15:15 15:15 1515
15:20 15:20 1520
15:25 15:25 1525
15:30 15:30 1530
15:35 15:35 1535
15:40 15:40 1540
15:45 15:45 1545
15:50 15:50 1550
15:55 15:55 1555
16:00 16:00 1600
16:05 16:05 1605
16:10 16:10 1610
16:15 16:15 1615

How to say 1500 in military time

The way to read 1500 in military format always begins with four digits. Add the hours format “1500” the timezone (example: Yankee time zone). Once we have 1500 + 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.