UTCNOW DAX Function (Date and Time)

Returns the current date and time in datetime format expressed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

Syntax

UTCNOW ( )

This expression has no parameters.

Return values

Scalar A single datetime value.

Current UTC date and time.

Remarks

The result of the UTCNOW function changes only when the formula is refreshed. It is not continuously updated.

The UTCTODAY function returns the same date but is not precise with regard to time; the time returned is always 12:00:00 AM and only the date is updated.

Related functions

Other related functions are:

Last update: Oct 10, 2018   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo

MSDN documentation: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/query-bi/dax/utcnow-function-dax

DAX Conventions
Context Transition

This function performs a Context Transition if called in a Row Context. Click to read more.

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.

Deprecated

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

Deprecated

This parameter is deprecated and its use is not recommended.

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