# What is 2000 (20:00) Military Time? (8:00 PM Standard Time)

Looking for the conversion for 2000 military time? Look no further. Although military time can be confusing initially, you should find it easy to learn once you get the relationship it has to traditional AM/PM timekeeping. For most, converting 0200 military time to 2:00 AM is simple enough. Just add a colon and attach the A.M. After moving past 1200 military time it can get a little confusing.

Becoming a military timekeeping expert is possibly not on your list of things to do today. So, what is 2000 military time or “two thousand hours”? To convert 2000 military time to AM/PM all you need to do is subtract 12oo from 2000 (the same rules apply for any military time above 1300 hours) to get the converted PM standard time. Then, you simply add a colon between the hours and minutes.

### What is 2000 Military Time

TIP: If you need to convert military time and the time is at or after 1 PM or 1300 (military time), then all you need to do is subtract 1200, add a colon between the minutes and hours, and put at PM after it.

Step 1.  2000 – 1200 = 800

Step 2.  800 + Add a “: ” after the hours (8) = 8:00

Step 3.  8:00 + PM (add PM if the original military time was higher than 1159) = 8:00 PM

### ANSWER: What is 2000 Military Time? 8:00 PM

If you are interested in learning more about military time we have a series of resources to make the process fun and interesting. You can use our handy calculator to convert military time in seconds. We also offer printable military time conversion charts to reference anywhere you are. We also offer real-time clocks showing both military time and traditional AM/PM time in addition to tutorials on how to tell/read military time. Enjoy!