What time is 02:59?
02:59 time means 02:59 AM
02:59 is pronounced as: "two fifty-nine" o’clock
0259 in military time is 02:59 AM in regular time
24-hour to 12-hour conversion
Our "Military time converter" is the perfect tool to convert time from a 24-hour system to a 12-hour system. Try it above. Enter both the "Hours" and the "Minutes" boxs in the form, then click "convert to 12-hour". After that, you can see the result.
The 24-hour system (it's called the Military system) is larger than 12:00. And it starts at 00:00 and ends at 23:00. 00:00 means 12:00 midnight, and 23:00 means 11:00 PM. (Note: 24:00 and 00:00 are the same time).
How was 02:59 converted to 02:59 AM ?
1. Step One: To convert 02:59 (two fifty-nine) to 12-hour, firstly, we didn't convert the minutes, we leave it. In our case it will be ( :59 fifty-nine ). and we just convert the hours.
2. Step Two: If the number of hours on military time (24-hour system) that we need to convert it, is less than 12:00, it will be the same on regular time (12-hour system).
In our case, It's 2 (two), so it will be 2 and we just add AM. like 2 AM. (2 AM means 2 in the morning).
The final result is:02:59 AM ( In words: two fifty-nine in the night ). Look at the chart below.
|Military Time (24-hour system)|
|01:59||1:59 a.m.||13:59||1:59 p.m.|
|02:59||2:59 a.m.||14:59||2:59 p.m.|
|03:59||3:59 a.m.||15:59||3:59 p.m.|
|04:59||4:59 a.m.||16:59||4:59 p.m.|
|05:59||5:59 a.m.||17:59||5:59 p.m.|
|06:59||6:59 a.m.||18:59||6:59 p.m.|
|07:59||7:59 a.m.||19:59||7:59 p.m.|
|08:59||8:59 a.m.||20:59||8:59 p.m.|
|09:59||9:59 a.m.||21:59||9:59 p.m.|
|10:59||10:59 a.m.||22:59||10:59 p.m.|
|11:59||11:59 a.m.||23:59||11:59 p.m.|
02:59 Clock in different Time Zone
See, The 02:59 time in the other military time zones. Look at the table below.
|Time Zone||UTC offset||12-hour||24-hour|