Last updated on December 28, 2022 by Ayaz Ali Shah
In this article, we will learn to change the format of a given date in python. The datetime class accepts three parameters. First is the year, second is the month and third is the day. So let’s get started.
First, we need to import datetime module and datetime class
from datetime import datetime
Next, pass the date into the datetime class that creates the datetime object.
# create datetime object of provided date datetimeObject = datetime(2022,6,30) print('datetimeObject:', datetimeObject.strftime('%d-%B-%Y')) # Output: datetimeObject: 30-June-2022
We assigned a datetime object to the datetimeObject variable that can access strftime() function that returns the date in a string with the desired format.
In the strftime() function, we passed three directives as an argument to show the date. Following are the meaning of each directive