Get current time in Hours24: Minutes: Seconds format in JavaScript

JavaScript getting the current time in HH24:MM:SS format: Here, we are going to learn how to get the current time in JavaScript in Hours24 : Minutes : Seconds format?
Submitted by IncludeHelp, on March 04, 2019

Getting current time in JavaScript

To get the current time in JavaScript, we need to use three library functions of Date class,

  1. Date getHours() Method – It returns current hours
  2. Date getMinutes() Method – It returns current minutes
  3. Date getSeconds() Method – It returns current seconds

Note: To call these functions, we need to create an object to the Date class using Date class constructor.


    Date class constructor:
    var dt = new Date();

    Function calls:

JavaScript code to get the current time in Hours24: Minutes: Seconds format

<head><title>JavaScipt Example</title></head>

	var dt = new Date(); //Date constructor 
	var hh = dt.getHours();
	var mm = dt.getMinutes();
	var ss = dt.getSeconds();
	//printing time
	document.write("Current time is= " + hh + ":" + mm + ":" + ss + "<br>");


Current time is= 20:12:35

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