The Complete Character Code List
The strftime method takes several directives for formatting date values:
- %a: Returns the first three characters of the weekday, e.g. Wed.
- %A: Returns the full name of the weekday, e.g. Wednesday.
- %B: Returns the full name of the month, e.g. September.
- %w: Returns the weekday as a number, from 0 to 6, with Sunday being 0.
- %m: Returns the month as a number, from 01 to 12.
- %p: Returns AM/PM for time.
- %y: Returns the year in two-digit format, that is, without the century. For example, “18” instead of “2018”.
- %f: Returns microsecond from 000000 to 999999.
- %Z: Returns the timezone.
- %z: Returns UTC offset.
- %j: Returns the number of the day in the year, from 001 to 366.
- %W: Returns the week number of the year, from 00 to 53, with Monday being counted as the first day of the week.
- %U: Returns the week number of the year, from 00 to 53, with Sunday counted as the first day of each week.
- %c: Returns the local date and time version.
- %x: Returns the local version of date.
- %X: Returns the local version of time.