HOUR DAX Function (Date and Time)

Returns the hour as a number from 0 (12:00 A.M.) to 23 (11:00 P.M.).


HOUR ( <Datetime> )
Parameter Attributes Description

A datetime value or text in time format, such as 16:48:00 or 4:48:00 PM.

Return values

Scalar A single integer value.

An integer number from 0 to 23.

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--  Extract time parts from a DateTime column
    TOPN ( 10, VALUES ( Sales[Order Time] ) ),
    "Hour",   HOUR   ( Sales[Order Time] ),
    "Minute", MINUTE ( Sales[Order Time] ),
    "Second", SECOND ( Sales[Order Time] )
Order Time Hour Minute Second
01:14:19 1 14 19
02:14:19 2 14 19
03:14:19 3 14 19
04:14:19 4 14 19
06:14:19 6 14 19
07:14:19 7 14 19
08:14:19 8 14 19
09:14:19 9 14 19
11:14:19 11 14 19
12:14:19 12 14 19

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Last update: Sep 14, 2023   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo

Microsoft documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dax/hour-function-dax

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Context Transition

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Row Context

This expression is executed in a Row Context. Click to read more.


Not recommended

The use of this function is not recommended. See Remarks and Related functions for alternatives.

Not recommended

The use of this parameter is not recommended.


This function is deprecated. Jump to the Alternatives section to see the function to use.


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This parameter is deprecated and its use is not recommended.

DirectQuery compatibility

Limitations are placed on DAX expressions allowed in measures and calculated columns.
The state below shows the DirectQuery compatibility of the DAX function.


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