Python Time altzone() Method with example



Hello dear readers! Welcome back to another edition of our tutorial on Python. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be studying about the Python Time altzone() method.

Python Time altzone() method is the attribute of the time module. It returns the offset of local the DST timezone, in seconds west of UTC, if one is defined. This is negative if the local DST timezone is east of UTC (Western Europe including the UK). Only use this if daylight is not a zero.

Syntax

The following below is the syntax for Python Time altzone() method -

time.altzone


Parameter Details

  • NA

Return Value

It returns the offset of local DST timezone, in seconds west of UTC, if one is defined.

Example

The following below is a simple example -

#!/usr/bin/python
import time

print "time.altzone %d " % time.altzone

Output
Below is the output of the above example -

time.altzone() 0


Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial, we are going to be studying about the Python Time asctime() method.

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