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MySQL | LOCALTIME method

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schedule Jul 1, 2022
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MySQL's LOCALTIME(~) method returns the current date and time in the configured timezone.

Parameters

1. fsp | number | optional

The fractional seconds precision, that is the number of digits to use to store microseconds.

This can take the range 0 - 6. Defaults to fsp=0.

Return value

Case

Return Value

Example

NOT used in numeric context

LOCALTIME(~)

'YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm:ss' (string)

Used in numeric context

LOCALTIME(~) + 0

YYYYMMDDhhmmss (number)

Examples

String context

To return the current time in the session time zone:

SELECT LOCALTIME();
+---------------------+
| LOCALTIME() |
+---------------------+
| 2020-04-16 16:01:50 |
+---------------------+

Numeric context

To return the current time in the session time zone as a number:

SELECT LOCALTIME() + 0;
+-----------------+
| LOCALTIME() + 0 |
+-----------------+
| 20200416160236 |
+-----------------+

Fractional seconds

To specify the fractional seconds precision:

SELECT LOCALTIME(6);
+----------------------------+
| LOCALTIME(6) |
+----------------------------+
| 2020-04-16 16:03:21.814470 |
+----------------------------+

We can see that microseconds (part after the .) is returned to 6 digits precision.

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