Python Time gmtime() 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 gmtime() method.

Python Time gmtime() function converts a time that's expressed in seconds since the epoch time to a struct_time in UTC in which the dst flag is always zero. If secs is not provided, then the current time as returned by time() is used.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax for the Python Time gmtime() method -

time.gmtime( [ sec ] )


Parameter Details

  • sec - Number of seconds that are to be converted into struct_time representation.

Return Value

This method does not return any value.

Example

The following below is a simple example -

#!/usr/bin/python
import time

print "time.gmtime() : %s" % time.gmtime()

Output
Below is the output of the above example -

time.gmtime() : time.struct_time(tm_year=2020,  tm_mon=7,  tm_mday=15,  tm_hours=16,  tm_min=3,  tm_sec=58,  tm_wday=2,  tm_yday=197,  tm_isdst=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 localtime() method.

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