Convert 0242 military time into standard (regular) AM/PM format.
0242 = 2:42 AM
0242 = 2:42 AM using regular (standard) 12-hour AM/PM notation.
What time is 0242 military time? 2:42 AM on the standard 12-hour clock. Pronounced “Zero Two Forty-Two”, It can be challenging to compare 0242 to 2:42 AM standard time. The conversion of both timekeeping systems is thoroughly explained in this tutorial. This includes advice on how to change military time to the 12-hour format as well as the correct way to pronounce words when talking. You can find a quick reference for 0242 below and more information on conversion and details for each minute from 0200 – 0259 military time through a time chart.
|Military Time (24-Hour Clock)||12-Hour Regular Time|
Converting 0242 Military Time into Regular/Standard Time
Converting 0242 from 24-hour military time to 12-hour time is easy!
- Identify if the time has a leading 0 (zero). For example, 0547. The zero is a “leading zero.“
- When converting military time with a leading zero to standard time, the zero is removed. A leading zero means the converted time should be AM.
- First, we would take would 0242 military time, then add a colon between the hours (02) and minutes (42) leaving 02:42.
- Since we are considering 0242 with a leading zero, we would also drop the zero to convert military time to standard time.
- 0242 military time = 02:42 – leading zero + : + 42 minutes = 2:42 AM.
Extra If you were considering a conversion for 1442 instead, the converted standard time would be 2:42 PM.
How to Say 0242 (2:42 AM) in Military Time
You can say as: “Zero Two Forty-Two hours.”
Military Time to Standard/Regular Time Conversion ToolUse the tool below to convert military time to standard time or, alternatively, converted standard time to military time quickly and easily!
0242 Military Time Conversion Chart
|12 Hour Clock||Military Time||How to Say|
|02:00 AM||0200||Zero Two Hundred|
|02:01 AM||0201||Zero Two Zero One|
|02:02 AM||0202||Zero Two Zero Two|
|02:03 AM||0203||Zero Two Zero Three|
|02:04 AM||0204||Zero Two Zero Four|
|02:05 AM||0205||Zero Two Zero Five|
|02:06 AM||0206||Zero Two Zero Six|
|02:07 AM||0207||Zero Two Zero Seven|
|02:08 AM||0208||Zero Two Zero Eight|
|02:09 AM||0209||Zero Two Zero Nine|
|02:10 AM||0210||Zero Two Ten|
|02:11 AM||0211||Zero Two Eleven|
|02:12 AM||0212||Zero Two Twelve|
|02:13 AM||0213||Zero Two Thirteen|
|02:14 AM||0214||Zero Two Fourteen|
|02:15 AM||0215||Zero Two Fifteen|
|02:16 AM||0216||Zero Two Sixteen|
|02:17 AM||0217||Zero Two Seventeen|
|02:18 AM||0218||Zero Two Eighteen|
|02:19 AM||0219||Zero Two Nineteen|
|02:20 AM||0220||Zero Two Twenty|
|02:21 AM||0221||Zero Two Twenty-One|
|02:22 AM||0222||Zero Two Twenty-Two|
|02:23 AM||0223||Zero Two Twenty-Three|
|02:24 AM||0224||Zero Two Twenty-Four|
|02:25 AM||0225||Zero Two Twenty-Five|
|02:26 AM||0226||Zero Two Twenty-Six|
|02:27 AM||0227||Zero Two Twenty-Seven|
|02:28 AM||0228||Zero Two Twenty-Eight|
|02:29 AM||0229||Zero Two Twenty-Nine|
|02:30 AM||0230||Zero Two Thirty|
|02:31 AM||0231||Zero Two Thirty-One|
|02:32 AM||0232||Zero Two Thirty-Two|
|02:33 AM||0233||Zero Two Thirty-Three|
|02:34 AM||0234||Zero Two Thirty-Four|
|02:35 AM||0235||Zero Two Thirty-Five|
|02:36 AM||0236||Zero Two Thirty-Six|
|02:37 AM||0237||Zero Two Thirty-Seven|
|02:38 AM||0238||Zero Two Thirty-Eight|
|02:39 AM||0239||Zero Two Thirty-Nine|
|02:40 AM||0240||Zero Two Forty|
|02:41 AM||0241||Zero Two Forty-One|
|02:42 AM||0242||Zero Two Forty-Two|
|02:43 AM||0243||Zero Two Forty-Three|
|02:44 AM||0244||Zero Two Forty-Four|
|02:45 AM||0245||Zero Two Forty-Five|
|02:46 AM||0246||Zero Two Forty-Six|
|02:47 AM||0247||Zero Two Forty-Seven|
|02:48 AM||0248||Zero Two Forty-Eight|
|02:49 AM||0249||Zero Two Forty-Nine|
|02:50 AM||0250||Zero Two Fifty|
|02:51 AM||0251||Zero Two Fifty-One|
|02:52 AM||0252||Zero Two Fifty-Two|
|02:53 AM||0253||Zero Two Fifty-Three|
|02:54 AM||0254||Zero Two Fifty-Four|
|02:55 AM||0255||Zero Two Fifty-Five|
|02:56 AM||0256||Zero Two Fifty-Six|
|02:57 AM||0257||Zero Two Fifty-Seven|
|02:58 AM||0258||Zero Two Fifty-Eight|
|02:59 AM||0259||Zero Two Fifty-Nine|