Character Description %c Preferred date and time representation for the current locale. %D Current date; equivalent to %m/%d/%y. %p a.m./p.m. indicator. %R Time in 24-hour notation. %r Time in 12-hour (am/pm) notation. %T Current time; equivalent to %H:%M:%S. %x Preferred date representation. %X Preferred time representation. %z or %Z Time zone.