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Units of Time

NameDescriptionConversion
Secondsmallest unit of time
Minute
60 Seconds
Hour
60 Minutes
Daythe 24 hours are normally split into two 12 hour periods
  • AM (from 12:00 midnight to 11:59 AM, one minute before noon)
  • PM (from 12:00 noon till 11:59 PM, one minute before midnight)
24 Hours
Weekthere are 7 days in a Week: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday7 Days
Fortnight
2 Weeks
Month
2829Days
3031
Quarter
3 months
Year
there are 12 months in a year:
JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJune
JulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember
12 Months
365 or 366 Days
52 Weeks
Leap Yearthe extra day is added in February, day 2912 Months also 366 Days
Olympiad
4 Years
Decade
10 Years
Century
100 Years
Millennium
1000 Years
EpochMeasurement of Geologic Time, measured in millions of years
PeriodMeasurement of Geologic Time, composed of a number of epochs
EraMeasurement of Geologic Time, composed of a number of Periods
EonMeasurement of Geologic Time, composed of a number of Eras
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