Date and time format

The service uses an ISO 8601 compliant date format for the display and consumption of date and time values. The system time is expressed as UTC.

Service date and time format


For example, May 19, 2016 at 8:07:08 AM, GMT-5 would have the following UCT-5 format:


The following table describes the date and time format codes.

Date and time format codes

YYYYFour-digit year
MMTwo-digit month
DDTwo-digit day
TSeparator for date and time
hhTwo-digit hour (00-23)
mmTwo-digit minute
ssTwo-digit second
ZTime zone offset from UTC. If Z is not replaced with the offset from UTC, it indicates a 00:00 offset.