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Time Duration Calculator


Our online tools will provide quick answers to your calculation and conversion needs. On this page, you can calculate time difference between two clock times. Find time duration in hours, minutes and seconds between any two times.

Enter time as hh:mm:ss e.g., 12:45

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Time interval formula

To calculate time difference, we convert both time values to seconds since midnight using the following formula:
timem = hh*3600 + mm*60 + ss

if (start_timem < end_timem)
T = end_timem - start_timem
T = 86400 - start_timem + end_timem

timem - Time in seconds since midnight
T - Time interval in seconds

Now convert the time interval to hours, minutes and seconds to arrive at the final result.
h = ⌊T/3600⌋, min = ⌊T/60⌋ mod 60, sec = T mod 60

The steps listed above are for 24-hour time format.

Sample calculation: Find time duration between 09:00AM and 05:00PM.

Ans. The time duration is 8 hour(s), 0 minute(s), and 0 second(s).
Time difference in hours: 8
Time difference in minutes: 480
Time difference in seconds: 28800

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