What is 2359 military time to 12-hour time?

2359 = 11:59 PM

What time is 2359 Hours in Military Time? 11:59 PM in regular time on a 12-hour clock. The military format said "twenty-three 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 2359 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 2359 Military Time to 12-Hour Standard Time

Converting 2359 from Military Time to 12h regular time is quite simple. Follow the steps below:

  1. Identify if 23 is greater than or less than 12
  2. Since 23 is greater than 12, subtract: 23 - 12 = 11
  3. Just add "PM" to output: 11:59 PM

2359 Time Conversion Chart

24 Hour Clock 12 Hour Clock (AM/PM) Military Time
23:59 23:59 2359
00:04 0:04 0004
00:09 0:09 0009
00:14 0:14 0014
00:19 0:19 0019
00:24 0:24 0024
00:29 0:29 0029
00:34 0:34 0034
00:39 0:39 0039
00:44 0:44 0044
00:49 0:49 0049
00:54 0:54 0054
00:59 0:59 0059
01:04 1:04 0104
01:09 1:09 0109
01:14 1:14 0114

How to say 2359 in military time: "twenty-three fifty-nine"

The way to read 2359 in military format always begins with four digits. Start with the hours in 2359 to say “twenty-three”. Then we can add the minutes to twenty-three and say “fifty-nine” in the conclusion. This gives direct time of day orders of "twenty-three fifty-nine" in a clear, concise way without using AM or PM 12-hour format.

11:59 PM vs 2359 Military Time

2359 Hours works from a 24-hour clock with a few basics:

  • Military Time has 4 digits continuously like: [2, 3] [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”

11:59 PM is on the 12-hour clock and works from a few basics:

  • 11:59 PM is based on a 12-hour clock format
  • 11:59 PM is used in most english-speaking countries
  • Does distinguish the morning and afternoon with AM/PM