What time is 12:40?
12:40 time means 12:40 PM
12:40 is pronounced as: "twelve forty" o’clock
1240 in military time is 12:40 PM 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 12:40 converted to 12:40 PM ?
1. Step One: To convert 12:40 (twelve forty) to 12-hour, firstly, we didn't convert the minutes, we leave it. In our case it will be ( :40 forty ). 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 12 (twelve), so it will be 12 and we just add PM. like 12 PM. (12 PM means 12 in the noon).
The final result is:12:40 PM ( In words: twelve forty in the noon ). Look at the chart below.
|Military Time (24-hour system)|
|01:40||1:40 a.m.||13:40||1:40 p.m.|
|02:40||2:40 a.m.||14:40||2:40 p.m.|
|03:40||3:40 a.m.||15:40||3:40 p.m.|
|04:40||4:40 a.m.||16:40||4:40 p.m.|
|05:40||5:40 a.m.||17:40||5:40 p.m.|
|06:40||6:40 a.m.||18:40||6:40 p.m.|
|07:40||7:40 a.m.||19:40||7:40 p.m.|
|08:40||8:40 a.m.||20:40||8:40 p.m.|
|09:40||9:40 a.m.||21:40||9:40 p.m.|
|10:40||10:40 a.m.||22:40||10:40 p.m.|
|11:40||11:40 a.m.||23:40||11:40 p.m.|
12:40 Clock in different Time Zone
See, The 12:40 time in the other military time zones. Look at the table below.
|Time Zone||UTC offset||12-hour||24-hour|