Convert 0542 military time into standard (regular) AM/PM format.
0542 = 5:42 AM
0542 = 5:42 AM using regular (standard) 12-hour AM/PM notation.
What time is 0542 military time? 5:42 AM on the standard 12-hour clock. Pronounced “Zero Five Forty-Two”, It can be challenging to compare 0542 to 5:42 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 0542 below and more information on conversion and details for each minute from 0500 – 0559 military time through a time chart.
|Military Time (24-Hour Clock)||12-Hour Regular Time|
Converting 0542 Military Time into Regular/Standard Time
Converting 0542 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 0542 military time, then add a colon between the hours (05) and minutes (42) leaving 05:42.
- Since we are considering 0542 with a leading zero, we would also drop the zero to convert military time to standard time.
- 0542 military time = 05:42 – leading zero + : + 42 minutes = 5:42 AM.
Extra If you were considering a conversion for 1742 instead, the converted standard time would be 5:42 PM.
How to Say 0542 (5:42 AM) in Military Time
You can say as: “Zero Five 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!
0542 Military Time Conversion Chart
|12 Hour Clock||Military Time||How to Say|
|05:00 AM||0500||Zero Five Hundred|
|05:01 AM||0501||Zero Five Zero One|
|05:02 AM||0502||Zero Five Zero Two|
|05:03 AM||0503||Zero Five Zero Three|
|05:04 AM||0504||Zero Five Zero Four|
|05:05 AM||0505||Zero Five Zero Five|
|05:06 AM||0506||Zero Five Zero Six|
|05:07 AM||0507||Zero Five Zero Seven|
|05:08 AM||0508||Zero Five Zero Eight|
|05:09 AM||0509||Zero Five Zero Nine|
|05:10 AM||0510||Zero Five Ten|
|05:11 AM||0511||Zero Five Eleven|
|05:12 AM||0512||Zero Five Twelve|
|05:13 AM||0513||Zero Five Thirteen|
|05:14 AM||0514||Zero Five Fourteen|
|05:15 AM||0515||Zero Five Fifteen|
|05:16 AM||0516||Zero Five Sixteen|
|05:17 AM||0517||Zero Five Seventeen|
|05:18 AM||0518||Zero Five Eighteen|
|05:19 AM||0519||Zero Five Nineteen|
|05:20 AM||0520||Zero Five Twenty|
|05:21 AM||0521||Zero Five Twenty-One|
|05:22 AM||0522||Zero Five Twenty-Two|
|05:23 AM||0523||Zero Five Twenty-Three|
|05:24 AM||0524||Zero Five Twenty-Four|
|05:25 AM||0525||Zero Five Twenty-Five|
|05:26 AM||0526||Zero Five Twenty-Six|
|05:27 AM||0527||Zero Five Twenty-Seven|
|05:28 AM||0528||Zero Five Twenty-Eight|
|05:29 AM||0529||Zero Five Twenty-Nine|
|05:30 AM||0530||Zero Five Thirty|
|05:31 AM||0531||Zero Five Thirty-One|
|05:32 AM||0532||Zero Five Thirty-Two|
|05:33 AM||0533||Zero Five Thirty-Three|
|05:34 AM||0534||Zero Five Thirty-Four|
|05:35 AM||0535||Zero Five Thirty-Five|
|05:36 AM||0536||Zero Five Thirty-Six|
|05:37 AM||0537||Zero Five Thirty-Seven|
|05:38 AM||0538||Zero Five Thirty-Eight|
|05:39 AM||0539||Zero Five Thirty-Nine|
|05:40 AM||0540||Zero Five Forty|
|05:41 AM||0541||Zero Five Forty-One|
|05:42 AM||0542||Zero Five Forty-Two|
|05:43 AM||0543||Zero Five Forty-Three|
|05:44 AM||0544||Zero Five Forty-Four|
|05:45 AM||0545||Zero Five Forty-Five|
|05:46 AM||0546||Zero Five Forty-Six|
|05:47 AM||0547||Zero Five Forty-Seven|
|05:48 AM||0548||Zero Five Forty-Eight|
|05:49 AM||0549||Zero Five Forty-Nine|
|05:50 AM||0550||Zero Five Fifty|
|05:51 AM||0551||Zero Five Fifty-One|
|05:52 AM||0552||Zero Five Fifty-Two|
|05:53 AM||0553||Zero Five Fifty-Three|
|05:54 AM||0554||Zero Five Fifty-Four|
|05:55 AM||0555||Zero Five Fifty-Five|
|05:56 AM||0556||Zero Five Fifty-Six|
|05:57 AM||0557||Zero Five Fifty-Seven|
|05:58 AM||0558||Zero Five Fifty-Eight|
|05:59 AM||0559||Zero Five Fifty-Nine|