MySQL str_to_date(string, format)

STR_TO_DATE(str,format) is the inverse of the DATE_FORMAT() function.

STR_TO_DATE() returns a DATETIME value.

The following specifiers may be used in the format string.

The ‘%’ character is required before format specifier characters.

Specifier
Description

%a
Abbreviated weekday name (Sun..Sat)

%b
Abbreviated month name (Jan..Dec)

%c
Month, numeric (0..12)

%D
Day of the month with English suffix (0th, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, ?-)

%d
Day of the month, numeric (00..31)

%e
Day of the month, numeric (0..31)

%f
Microseconds (000000..999999)

%H
Hour (00..23)

%h
Hour (01..12)

%I
Hour (01..12)

%i
Minutes, numeric (00..59)

%j
Day of year (001..366)

%k
Hour (0..23)

%l
Hour (1..12)

%M
Month name (January..December)

%m
Month, numeric (00..12)

%p
AM or PM

%r
Time, 12-hour (hh:mm:ss followed by AM or PM)

%S
Seconds (00..59)

%s
Seconds (00..59)

%T
Time, 24-hour (hh:mm:ss)

%U
Week (00..53), where Sunday is the first day of the week

%u
Week (00..53), where Monday is the first day of the week

%V
Week (01..53), where Sunday is the first day of the week; used with %X

%v
Week (01..53), where Monday is the first day of the week; used with %x

%W
Weekday name (Sunday..Saturday)

%w
Day of the week (0=Sunday..6=Saturday)

%X
Year for the week where Sunday is the first day of the week, numeric, four digits; used with %V

%x
Year for the week, where Monday is the first day of the week, numeric, four digits; used with %v

%Y
Year, numeric, four digits

%y
Year, numeric (two digits)

%%
A literal ‘%’ character

%x
x, for any ‘x’ not listed above

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