Date and time specifiersΒΆ

Specifier Replaced by Example
%a Abbreviated weekday name * Thu
%A Full weekday name * Thursday
%b Abbreviated month name * Aug
%B Full month name * August
%c Date and time representation * Thu Aug 23
%C Year divided by 100 and truncated to integer (00-99) 20
%d Day of the month, zero-padded (01-31) 23
%D Short MM/DD/YY date, equivalent to %m/%d/%y 08/23/01
%e Day of the month, space-padded ( 1-31) 23
%F Short YYYY-MM-DD date, equivalent to %Y-%m-%d 2001-08-23
%g Week-based year, last two digits (00-99) 1
%G Week-based year 2001
%h Abbreviated month name * (same as %b) Aug
%H Hour in 24h format (00-23) 14
%I Hour in 12h format (01-12) 2
%j Day of the year (001-366) 235
%m Month as a decimal number (01-12) 8
%M Minute (00-59) 55
%n New-line character (‘n’)  
%p AM or PM designation PM
%r 12-hour clock time * 02:55:02 pm
%R 24-hour HH:MM time, equivalent to %H:%M 14:55
%S Second (00-61) 2
%t Horizontal-tab character (‘t’)  
%T ISO 8601 time format (HH:MM:SS), equivalent to %H:%M:%S 14:55:02
%u ISO 8601 weekday as number with Monday as 1 (1-7) 4
%U Week number with the first Sunday as the first day of week one (00-53) 33
%V ISO 8601 week number (00-53) 34
%w Weekday as a decimal number with Sunday as 0 (0-6) 4
%W Week number with the first Monday as the first day of week one (00-53) 34
%x Date representation * 08/23/01
%X Time representation * 14:55:02
%y Year, last two digits (00-99) 1
%Y Year 2001
%z ISO 8601 offset from UTC in timezone (1 minute=1, 1 hour=100) 100
%Z Timezone name or abbreviation CDT
%% A % sign %

Adopted from http://www.cplusplus.com/reference/ctime/strftime/.