[Tutor] time calc

Danny Yoo dyoo at hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu
Fri Jun 18 14:25:12 EDT 2004

On Fri, 18 Jun 2004, kevin parks wrote:

> Anyone know if there is a module that does time math? or a method for
> doing this by hand?

Hi Kevin,

Check the 'datetime' module:


'datetime' defines a bunch of types, including ones for doing date and
time arithmetic.  For example:

>>> from datetime import timedelta
>>> t1 = timedelta(hours=1)
>>> t2 = timedelta(minutes=30)
>>> t1 + t2
datetime.timedelta(0, 5400)

Hope this helps!

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