# What is 2330 (23:30) Military Time? 11:30 PM

Making the conversion from 2330 military time into standard time does not need to be tough! You are likely here to get a quick answer, then you should know that 2330 military time is equivalent to 11:30 PM standard time.

If you are still reading then you may be curious WHY 2330 military time is 11:30 PM and we can certainly help! The exercise below will help you learn to convert military time into standard time (AM/PM). The first thing to remember is that once military time goes higher than 1200, the conversion isn’t quite as easy as say, 0900 military time (9:00 AM.)

If you need to convert 2330 military time or “twenty-three thirty hours”, simply subtract 1200, add a colon between the hours and minutes, and attach a PM to the end (because it’s afternoon). You add a PM to the end of any military time conversion that started at 1200 or greater.

### What is 2330 Military Time in Regular Standard AM/PM Time?

A great tip to commit to memory: Anytime you wish to convert military time to standard time that is after 12 PM(noon or 1200), simply subtract 1200, add a colon in between the hours and minutes, and add a PM after it.

Step 1. (subtract 1200)
2330 – 1200 = 1130

Step 2. (add colon “:” between hours & minutes)
1130 + : = 11:30