# Hour

Returns a whole number between 0 and 23, inclusive, representing the hour of the day.

## Synopsis

```
Hour(time)
```

### Arguments

The time argument is any expression that can represent a time. This includes a time value such as “12:30” or “1:27:55”, a time/date value such as “11/12/1999 12:33:00”, or a date value such as “11/12/1999”. If only a date is specified, the time defaults to 00:00:00. Fractional seconds are permitted, but ignored; they are truncated, not rounded.

## Examples

The following example uses the Hour function to obtain the hour from the current time:

Dim MyTime, MyHour MyTime = Now MyHour = Hour(MyTime) ' MyHour contains the number representing ' the current hour. Println MyHour

The following example returns an hour value of 13:

Dim MyHour MyHour = Hour("13:59:59.999") Println MyHour