Convert 12:42 PM regular time into 24-hour military time format.
12:42 PM = 1242
12:42 PM = 1242 Hours using military time notation, 12:42 using a 24-Hour clock notation.
What time is 12:42 PM Regular Time? 1242 (Twelve Forty-Two Hours) military time on a 24-hour clock. The relationship between military time and standard time is commonly searched online. In this quick reference guide. We will help you explore the differences between 12:42 PM standard time and 1242 military time and ensure you clearly understand the conversion between 12:42 PM and 1242. Let’s dive in! You can find a quick reference below including conversion tool and a chart from 12:00 PM – 12:59 PM.
|12-Hour Regular Time||Military Time (24-Hour Clock)|
Converting 12:42 PM Standard Time into Military Time
Converting 12:42 PM from 12-hour time to 24-hour military time is easy!
- Identify if the time is AM or PM.
- For AM we convert the hours from 12 to 00, remove the colon, then remove the AM. For PM, we only remove the colon “:” and remove the PM.
- Since we are considering 12:42 PM, we remove the colon and remove the PM.
- 12:42 PM – colon “:” – PM = 1242 military time.
If you were considering a conversion for 12:42 AM instead, the converted military time would be 0042 or 00:42 on the 24-hour clock. This is pronounced, “Zero Zero Forty-Two.”
How to Say 12:42 PM (1242) in Military Time
You can say 1242 as: “Twelve Forty-Two hours.”
Military Time to Standard/Regular Time Conversion ToolUse the tool below to convert military time to standard time or, alternatively, convert standard time to military time quickly and easily!
12:42 PM Regular Time Conversion Chart
|12 Hour Clock||Military Time||How to Say|
|12:00 PM||1200||Twelve Hundred|
|12:01 PM||1201||Twelve Zero One|
|12:02 PM||1202||Twelve Zero Two|
|12:03 PM||1203||Twelve Zero Three|
|12:04 PM||1204||Twelve Zero Four|
|12:05 PM||1205||Twelve Zero Five|
|12:06 PM||1206||Twelve Zero Six|
|12:07 PM||1207||Twelve Zero Seven|
|12:08 PM||1208||Twelve Zero Eight|
|12:09 PM||1209||Twelve Zero Nine|
|12:10 PM||1210||Twelve Ten|
|12:11 PM||1211||Twelve Eleven|
|12:12 PM||1212||Twelve Twelve|
|12:13 PM||1213||Twelve Thirteen|
|12:14 PM||1214||Twelve Fourteen|
|12:15 PM||1215||Twelve Fifteen|
|12:16 PM||1216||Twelve Sixteen|
|12:17 PM||1217||Twelve Seventeen|
|12:18 PM||1218||Twelve Eighteen|
|12:19 PM||1219||Twelve Nineteen|
|12:20 PM||1220||Twelve Twenty|
|12:21 PM||1221||Twelve Twenty-One|
|12:22 PM||1222||Twelve Twenty-Two|
|12:23 PM||1223||Twelve Twenty-Three|
|12:24 PM||1224||Twelve Twenty-Four|
|12:25 PM||1225||Twelve Twenty-Five|
|12:26 PM||1226||Twelve Twenty-Six|
|12:27 PM||1227||Twelve Twenty-Seven|
|12:28 PM||1228||Twelve Twenty-Eight|
|12:29 PM||1229||Twelve Twenty-Nine|
|12:30 PM||1230||Twelve Thirty|
|12:31 PM||1231||Twelve Thirty-One|
|12:32 PM||1232||Twelve Thirty-Two|
|12:33 PM||1233||Twelve Thirty-Three|
|12:34 PM||1234||Twelve Thirty-Four|
|12:35 PM||1235||Twelve Thirty-Five|
|12:36 PM||1236||Twelve Thirty-Six|
|12:37 PM||1237||Twelve Thirty-Seven|
|12:38 PM||1238||Twelve Thirty-Eight|
|12:39 PM||1239||Twelve Thirty-Nine|
|12:40 PM||1240||Twelve Forty|
|12:41 PM||1241||Twelve Forty-One|
|12:42 PM||1242||Twelve Forty-Two|
|12:43 PM||1243||Twelve Forty-Three|
|12:44 PM||1244||Twelve Forty-Four|
|12:45 PM||1245||Twelve Forty-Five|
|12:46 PM||1246||Twelve Forty-Six|
|12:47 PM||1247||Twelve Forty-Seven|
|12:48 PM||1248||Twelve Forty-Eight|
|12:49 PM||1249||Twelve Forty-Nine|
|12:50 PM||1250||Twelve Fifty|
|12:51 PM||1251||Twelve Fifty-One|
|12:52 PM||1252||Twelve Fifty-Two|
|12:53 PM||1253||Twelve Fifty-Three|
|12:54 PM||1254||Twelve Fifty-Four|
|12:55 PM||1255||Twelve Fifty-Five|
|12:56 PM||1256||Twelve Fifty-Six|
|12:57 PM||1257||Twelve Fifty-Seven|
|12:58 PM||1258||Twelve Fifty-Eight|
|12:59 PM||1259||Twelve Fifty-Nine|
12PM vs 12AM in Military Time
Military time is a way of expressing 24-hour time rather than the traditional 12-hour clock. 12 PM in military time is 1200 hours, while 12 AM in military time is 0000 hours. 12 PM in military time refers to midday or noon, while 12 AM in military time refers to midnight – the beginning of a new day. With military time, it’s important to remember that any number under 13 represents the morning hours, while any hour over 13 means the afternoon or evening hours. For example, 10 PM in military time would be 22:00, while 8 AM would be 08:00. Knowing the difference between these two times can help ensure accuracy when using military time.