How To Extract a Unit Value from a Date and Time

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How To Extract a Unit Value from a Date and Time? - MySQL FAQs - Introduction to SQL Date and Time Handling

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A

If you want to extract a specific date or time unit value out of a date or a time, you can use the EXTRACT(unit FROM expression) function. The tutorial exercise below gives you some good examples:

ELECT EXTRACT(DAY FROM NOW()) FROM DUAL;
   28

ELECT EXTRACT(HOUR FROM NOW()) FROM DUAL;
   23

ELECT EXTRACT(SECOND FROM NOW()) FROM DUAL;
   36

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