Convert 12AM regular time (12:00 AM) into 24-hour military time format.
12:00 AM = 0000
12:00 AM = 0000 Hours using military time notation, 00:00 using a 24-Hour clock notation.
What time is 12AM Regular Time? 0000 (Zero Hundred Hours) military time on a 24-hour clock. Military time, also known as 24-hour time, is a system of timekeeping based on the 24-hour clock instead of a 12-hour clock. In this system, hours are numbered from 0 to 23, with midnight being 00 and noon being 12. Military time is used by militaries and other organizations around the world to ensure precise timing and coordination between different parties. It is also often used in aviation and maritime settings due to the global nature of these activities. You can find a quick reference below as well as more information on conversion and details for each minute from 12:00 AM – 12:59 AM through a time chart.
|12-Hour Regular Time||Military Time (24-Hour Clock)|
Quick Guide: Convert 12AM Regular/Standard Time into Military Time
Converting 12:00 AM from 12-hour time to 24-hour military time is easy!
- Identify if the time is AM or PM. After committing it to memory, remove it.
- Since 12AM is the start of the 24-hour clock, the hours are converted from 12 to 00.
- Since we are considering 12:00 AM, we would convert the hours to 00.
- 12:00 AM > 00 Hours + 00 minutes – AM = 00:00 or 0000 military time.
If you were considering a conversion for 12:00 PM instead, the converted military time would be 12:00 or 1200. This is pronounced “Twelve Hundred.”
Military Time to Regular/Standard Time Conversion Tool
Use the tool below to convert military time to standard time or, alternatively, converted standard time to military time quickly and easily!
How to Say 12 AM (0000) in Military Time
You can say 0000 as: “zero hundred hours” or “zero-zero-zero-zero hours”
12 AM Regular Time Conversion Chart
|12 Hour Clock||Military Time||How to Say|
|12:00 AM||0000||Zero Hundred|
|12:01 AM||0001||Zero Zero Zero One|
|12:02 AM||0002||Zero Zero Zero Two|
|12:03 AM||0003||Zero Zero Zero Three|
|12:04 AM||0004||Zero Zero Zero Four|
|12:05 AM||0005||Zero Zero Zero Five|
|12:06 AM||0006||Zero Zero Zero Six|
|12:07 AM||0007||Zero Zero Zero Seven|
|12:08 AM||0008||Zero Zero Zero Eight|
|12:09 AM||0009||Zero Zero Zero Nine|
|12:10 AM||0010||Zero Zero Ten|
|12:11 AM||0011||Zero Zero Eleven|
|12:12 AM||0012||Zero Zero Twelve|
|12:13 AM||0013||Zero Zero Thirteen|
|12:14 AM||0014||Zero Zero Fourteen|
|12:15 AM||0015||Zero Zero Thirteen|
|12:16 AM||0016||Zero Zero Sixteen|
|12:17 AM||0017||Zero Zero Seventeen|
|12:18 AM||0018||Zero Zero Eighteen|
|12:19 AM||0019||Zero Zero Zero Nine|
|12:20 AM||0020||Zero Zero Twenty|
|12:21 AM||0021||Zero Zero Twenty-One|
|12:22 AM||0022||Zero Zero Twenty-Two|
|12:23 AM||0023||Zero Zero Twenty-Three|
|12:24 AM||0024||Zero Zero Twenty-Four|
|12:25 AM||0025||Zero Zero Twenty-Five|
|12:26 AM||0026||Zero Zero Twenty-Six|
|12:27 AM||0027||Zero Zero Twenty-Seven|
|12:28 AM||0028||Zero Zero Twenty-Eight|
|12:29 AM||0029||Zero Zero Twenty-Nine|
|12:30 AM||0030||Zero Zero Thirty|
|12:31 AM||0031||Zero Zero Thirty-One|
|12:32 AM||0032||Zero Zero Thirty-Two|
|12:33 AM||0033||Zero Zero Thirty-Three|
|12:34 AM||0034||Zero Zero Thirty-Four|
|12:35 AM||0035||Zero Zero Thirty-Five|
|12:36 AM||0036||Zero Zero Thirty-Six|
|12:37 AM||0037||Zero Zero Thirty-Seven|
|12:38 AM||0038||Zero Zero Thirty-Eight|
|12:39 AM||0039||Zero Zero Thirty-Nine|
|12:40 AM||0040||Zero Zero Forty|
|12:41 AM||0041||Zero Zero Forty-One|
|12:42 AM||0042||Zero Zero Forty-Two|
|12:43 AM||0043||Zero Zero Forty-Three|
|12:44 AM||0044||Zero Zero Forty-Four|
|12:45 AM||0045||Zero Zero Forty-Five|
|12:46 AM||0046||Zero Zero Forty-Six|
|12:47 AM||0047||Zero Zero Forty-Seven|
|12:48 AM||0048||Zero Zero Forty-Eight|
|12:49 AM||0049||Zero Zero Forty-Nine|
|12:50 AM||0050||Zero Zero Fifty|
|12:51 AM||0051||Zero Zero Fifty-One|
|12:52 AM||0052||Zero Zero Fifty-Two|
|12:53 AM||0053||Zero Zero Fifty-Three|
|12:54 AM||0054||Zero Zero Fifty-Four|
|12:55 AM||0055||Zero Zero Fifty-Five|
|12:56 AM||0056||Zero Zero Fifty-Six|
|12:57 AM||0057||Zero Zero Fifty-Seven|
|12:58 AM||0058||Zero Zero Fifty-Eight|
|12:59 AM||0059||Zero Zero Fifty-Nine|
0000 vs 2400
Essentially, these are the same. Both time values refer to midnight or 12:00 AM. Though the protocol and preference are to utilize 0000. To explore this issue deeper, read our midnight military time guide.
What is Military Time?
Military time, also known as 24-hour clock, is the way of expressing time in which the day runs from midnight to midnight and is divided into 24 hours instead of 12. This system of keeping track of time has been used by the military since World War II and is now commonly used by civilians across the world. Understanding Military Time can be helpful in many different situations and in many different fields.