MAKETIME( )

This MySQL function converts a given hour, minute, and second to hh:mm:ss format.

Syntax

Below is the syntax for this command. Text within square brackets (i.e, [ and ] ) are optional. Choices are separated by bars (i.e, | ). Ellipses preceded by a comma indicates a repeating pattern. Ellipses before or after syntax are used to highlight a relevant except from the larger syntax. Text displayed in italic letters represent text that should be replaced with the specific names related to the database (e.g., column with the name of the column).

MAKETIME(hour, minute, second)

Explanation

This function converts a given hour, minute, and second to hh:mm:ss format. It returns NULL if the value for the minute or the second values are greater than 59. It will accept an hour value greater than 24, though. This function is available as of version 4.1.1 of MySQL.

Examples

SELECT MAKETIME(14, 32, 5)
AS Time;

+----------+
| Time     |
+----------+
| 14:32:05 |
+----------+