What is 1538 military time?

Convert 1538 military time to regular 12-hour format



1538 = 3:38 PM

What time is 1538 Hours in Military Time? 3:38 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 1538 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
1538 3:38 PM

Here’s how to quickly convert 1538 Military Time to 12-Hour Standard Time

Converting 1538 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: 3:38 PM

1538 Time Conversion Chart

24 Hour Clock 12 Hour Clock (AM/PM) Military Time
15:38 15:38 1538
15:43 15:43 1543
15:48 15:48 1548
15:53 15:53 1553
15:58 15:58 1558
16:03 16:03 1603
16:08 16:08 1608
16:13 16:13 1613
16:18 16:18 1618
16:23 16:23 1623
16:28 16:28 1628
16:33 16:33 1633
16:38 16:38 1638
16:43 16:43 1643
16:48 16:48 1648
16:53 16:53 1653

How to say 1538 in military time

The way to read 1538 in military format always begins with four digits. Add the hours format “1538” the timezone (example: Yankee time zone). Once we have 1538 + 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.