DATEPART

Returns an integer that represents the specified datepart of the specified date.

Syntax

DATEPART ( datepart , date )

Arguments

datepart

Is the part of the date to return. The following table lists all valid datepart arguments. User-defined variable equivalents are not valid.

datepart Abbreviations
year yy, yyyy
quarter qq, q
month mm, m
dayofyear dy, y
day dd, d
week wk, ww
weekday dw, w
hour hh
minute mi, n
second ss, s
millisecond ms
microsecond mcs
nanosecond ns
TZoffset tz
ISO_WEEK ISOWK, ISOWW

date

Is an expression that can be resolved to a time, date, smalldatetime, datetime, datetime2, or datetimeoffset value. date can be an expression, column expression, user-defined variable, or string literal. To avoid ambiguity, use four-digit years.

Return types

int

Example

SELECT DATEPART(second, '2007-05-07 12:10:30.123');

See Also