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DateTime.Hour Property

Gets the hour component of the date represented by this instance.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public int Hour { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The hour component, expressed as a value between 0 and 23.

The value of the Hour property is always expressed using a 24-hour clock. To retrieve a string that represents the hour of a date and time using a 12-hour clock, call the DateTime.ToString(String) or DateTime.ToString(String, IFormatProvider) method with the "h" custom format specifier. For example:

DateTime date1 = new DateTime(2008, 4, 1, 18, 53, 0);
Console.WriteLine(date1.ToString("%h"));              // Displays 6 
Console.WriteLine(date1.ToString("h tt"));            // Displays 6 PM

The following example demonstrates the Hour property.

			System.DateTime moment = new System.DateTime(
											1999, 1, 13, 3, 57, 32, 11);
			// Year gets 1999.
			int year = moment.Year;
			// Month gets 1 (January).
			int month = moment.Month;
			// Day gets 13.
			int day = moment.Day;
			// Hour gets 3.
			int hour = moment.Hour;
			// Minute gets 57.
			int minute = moment.Minute;
			// Second gets 32.
			int second = moment.Second;
			// Millisecond gets 11.
			int millisecond = moment.Millisecond;

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.