# What is 1600 Military Time?

`Convert 1600 military time into standard (regular) AM/PM format.`

## 1600 = 4:00 PM

1600 = 4:00 PM using regular (standard) 12-hour AM/PM notation.

What time is 1600 military time? 4:00 PM on the standard 12-hour clock. Pronounced “Sixteen Hundred”, It can be challenging to compare 1600 to 4:00 PM standard time. When the time climbs above 1200, you can’t just drop the zero like in 0700 (7:00 AM) or just add a colon in the middle of 1000 (10:00 AM).

So what is 1600 military time or “sixteen hundred hours?” To sort this out take the military time of 1600 and simply subtract 1200. Then add a colon between the hours and minutes, and attach a PM to the end. You know it is PM vs AM if the military time is equal to or greater than 1200. 1200 or greater is always PM except for 2400 which is AM (12:00 AM).

You can find a simple reference for 1600 below and additional information for each minute from 1600 – 1659 military time through an easy-to-read chart.

Military Time (24-Hour Clock) 12-Hour Regular Time
1600 4:00 PM

## Converting 1600 Military Time into Regular/Standard Time

TIP: If you need to convert military time and the time is at or after 1 PM or 1300 (military time), then all you need to do is subtract 1200, add a colon between the minutes and hours, and put at PM after it.

Step 1.  1600 – 1200 = 400

Step 2.  400 + Add a “: ” after the 4 = 4:00

Step 3.  4:00 + PM (add PM if the original number is higher than 1159 military time) = 4:00 PM

Extra

If you were considering a conversion for 400 instead, the converted standard time would be 4:00 AM.

## How to Say 1600 (4:00 PM) in Military Time

You can say: “Sixteen Hundred hours.”

## Military Time to Standard/Regular 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!

Note: Select below to convert standard time (AM/PM) to military time.
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## 1600 Military Time Conversion Chart

12 Hour Clock Military Time How to Say
04:00 PM 1600 Sixteen Hundred
04:01 PM 1601 Sixteen Zero One
04:02 PM 1602 Sixteen Zero Two
04:03 PM 1603 Sixteen Zero Three
04:04 PM 1604 Sixteen Zero Four
04:05 PM 1605 Sixteen Zero Five
04:06 PM 1606 Sixteen Zero Six
04:07 PM 1607 Sixteen Zero Seven
04:08 PM 1608 Sixteen Zero Eight
04:09 PM 1609 Sixteen Zero Nine
04:10 PM 1610 Sixteen Ten
04:11 PM 1611 Sixteen Eleven
04:12 PM 1612 Sixteen Twelve
04:13 PM 1613 Sixteen Thirteen
04:14 PM 1614 Sixteen Fourteen
04:15 PM 1615 Sixteen Fifteen
04:16 PM 1616 Sixteen Sixteen
04:17 PM 1617 Sixteen Seventeen
04:18 PM 1618 Sixteen Eighteen
04:19 PM 1619 Sixteen Nineteen
04:20 PM 1620 Sixteen Twenty
04:21 PM 1621 Sixteen Twenty-One
04:22 PM 1622 Sixteen Twenty-Two
04:23 PM 1623 Sixteen Twenty-Three
04:24 PM 1624 Sixteen Twenty-Four
04:25 PM 1625 Sixteen Twenty-Five
04:26 PM 1626 Sixteen Twenty-Six
04:27 PM 1627 Sixteen Twenty-Seven
04:28 PM 1628 Sixteen Twenty-Eight
04:29 PM 1629 Sixteen Twenty-Nine
04:30 PM 1630 Sixteen Thirty
04:31 PM 1631 Sixteen Thirty-One
04:32 PM 1632 Sixteen Thirty-Two
04:33 PM 1633 Sixteen Thirty-Three
04:34 PM 1634 Sixteen Thirty-Four
04:35 PM 1635 Sixteen Thirty-Five
04:36 PM 1636 Sixteen Thirty-Six
04:37 PM 1637 Sixteen Thirty-Seven
04:38 PM 1638 Sixteen Thirty-Eight
04:39 PM 1639 Sixteen Thirty-Nine
04:40 PM 1640 Sixteen Forty
04:41 PM 1641 Sixteen Forty-One
04:42 PM 1642 Sixteen Forty-Two
04:43 PM 1643 Sixteen Forty-Three
04:44 PM 1644 Sixteen Forty-Four
04:45 PM 1645 Sixteen Forty-Five
04:46 PM 1646 Sixteen Forty-Six
04:47 PM 1647 Sixteen Forty-Seven
04:48 PM 1648 Sixteen Forty-Eight
04:49 PM 1649 Sixteen Forty-Nine
04:50 PM 1650 Sixteen Fifty
04:51 PM 1651 Sixteen Fifty-One
04:52 PM 1652 Sixteen Fifty-Two
04:53 PM 1653 Sixteen Fifty-Three
04:54 PM 1654 Sixteen Fifty-Four
04:55 PM 1655 Sixteen Fifty-Five
04:56 PM 1656 Sixteen Fifty-Six
04:57 PM 1657 Sixteen Fifty-Seven
04:58 PM 1658 Sixteen Fifty-Eight
04:59 PM 1659 Sixteen Fifty-Nine

#### What is Military Time?

Based on the 24-hour timekeeping system, military time differs slightly in that the colon is omitted and the leading zero (if needed) is always notated. Military time is notated in “hhmm” format where hh can be between 0-23 and mm can be between 00-59. Military time is utilized primarily in the United States by military, government, emergency services, and other industries where time precision and communication are critical.