Date and time format

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

YYYY - Four-digit year

MM - Two-digit month

DD - Two-digit day

T - Separator for date and time

hh - Two-digit hour (00-23)

mm - Two-digit minute

ss - Two-digit second

Z - Time zone offset from UTC. If Z is not replaced with the offset from UTC, it indicates a 00:00 offset.