Hour Method

DateAndTime.Hour Method (DateTime)

 

Returns an Integer value from 0 through 23 representing the hour of the day.

Namespace:   Microsoft.VisualBasic
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

public static int Hour(
	DateTime TimeValue
)

Parameters

TimeValue
Type: System.DateTime

Required. Date value from which you want to extract the hour.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32

Returns an Integer value from 0 through 23 representing the hour of the day.

You can also obtain the hour of the day by calling DatePart and specifying DateInterval.Hour for the Interval argument.

This example uses the Hour function to obtain the hour from a specified time. In the development environment, the time literal is displayed in short time format using the locale settings of your code.

Dim someTime As Date
Dim someHour As Integer
someTime = #4:35:17 PM#
someHour = Hour(someTime)
' someHour now contains 16.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
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