Php convert seconds to days, hours, minutes

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I would like to convert a variable $uptime which is seconds, into days, hours, minutes and seconds.

Example:

$uptime = 1640467;

Result should be:

18 days 23 hours 41 minutes

Glavić

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asked Nov 25, 2011 at 20:14

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This can be achieved with DateTime class

Function:

function secondsToTime($seconds) {
    $dtF = new \DateTime('@0');
    $dtT = new \DateTime("@$seconds");
    return $dtF->diff($dtT)->format('%a days, %h hours, %i minutes and %s seconds');
}

Use:

echo secondsToTime(1640467);
# 18 days, 23 hours, 41 minutes and 7 seconds

demo

Php convert seconds to days, hours, minutes

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answered Oct 30, 2013 at 11:18

GlavićGlavić

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This is the function rewritten to include days. I also changed the variable names to make the code easier to understand...

/** 
 * Convert number of seconds into hours, minutes and seconds 
 * and return an array containing those values 
 * 
 * @param integer $inputSeconds Number of seconds to parse 
 * @return array 
 */ 

function secondsToTime($inputSeconds) {

    $secondsInAMinute = 60;
    $secondsInAnHour  = 60 * $secondsInAMinute;
    $secondsInADay    = 24 * $secondsInAnHour;

    // extract days
    $days = floor($inputSeconds / $secondsInADay);

    // extract hours
    $hourSeconds = $inputSeconds % $secondsInADay;
    $hours = floor($hourSeconds / $secondsInAnHour);

    // extract minutes
    $minuteSeconds = $hourSeconds % $secondsInAnHour;
    $minutes = floor($minuteSeconds / $secondsInAMinute);

    // extract the remaining seconds
    $remainingSeconds = $minuteSeconds % $secondsInAMinute;
    $seconds = ceil($remainingSeconds);

    // return the final array
    $obj = array(
        'd' => (int) $days,
        'h' => (int) $hours,
        'm' => (int) $minutes,
        's' => (int) $seconds,
    );
    return $obj;
}

Source: CodeAid() - http://codeaid.net/php/convert-seconds-to-hours-minutes-and-seconds-(php)

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answered Nov 25, 2011 at 20:17

Julian MorenoJulian Moreno

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Based on the answer by Julian Moreno, but changed to give the response as a string (not an array), only include the time intervals required and not assume the plural.

The difference between this and the highest voted answer is:

For 259264 seconds, this code would give

3 days, 1 minute, 4 seconds

For 259264 seconds, the highest voted answer (by Glavić) would give

3 days, 0 hours, 1 minutes and 4 seconds

function secondsToTime($inputSeconds) {
    $secondsInAMinute = 60;
    $secondsInAnHour = 60 * $secondsInAMinute;
    $secondsInADay = 24 * $secondsInAnHour;

    // Extract days
    $days = floor($inputSeconds / $secondsInADay);

    // Extract hours
    $hourSeconds = $inputSeconds % $secondsInADay;
    $hours = floor($hourSeconds / $secondsInAnHour);

    // Extract minutes
    $minuteSeconds = $hourSeconds % $secondsInAnHour;
    $minutes = floor($minuteSeconds / $secondsInAMinute);

    // Extract the remaining seconds
    $remainingSeconds = $minuteSeconds % $secondsInAMinute;
    $seconds = ceil($remainingSeconds);

    // Format and return
    $timeParts = [];
    $sections = [
        'day' => (int)$days,
        'hour' => (int)$hours,
        'minute' => (int)$minutes,
        'second' => (int)$seconds,
    ];

    foreach ($sections as $name => $value){
        if ($value > 0){
            $timeParts[] = $value. ' '.$name.($value == 1 ? '' : 's');
        }
    }

    return implode(', ', $timeParts);
}

I hope this helps someone.

answered May 13, 2017 at 19:04

Luke CousinsLuke Cousins

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Here it is a simple 8-lines PHP function that converts a number of seconds into a human readable string including number of months for large amounts of seconds:

PHP function seconds2human()

function seconds2human($ss) {
$s = $ss%60;
$m = floor(($ss%3600)/60);
$h = floor(($ss%86400)/3600);
$d = floor(($ss%2592000)/86400);
$M = floor($ss/2592000);

return "$M months, $d days, $h hours, $m minutes, $s seconds";
}

answered Aug 25, 2012 at 1:25

snippetsofcodesnippetsofcode

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gmdate("d H:i:s",1640467);

Result will be 19 23:41:07. Even if the time is an extra 1 second, it causes the day to change. So it turns out 19. You can explode the result for your needs and fix this.

answered Oct 13, 2014 at 16:41

Php convert seconds to days, hours, minutes

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There are some very good answers here but none of them covered my needs. I built on Glavic's answer to add some extra features that I needed;

  • Don't print zeros. So "5 minutes" instead of " 0 hours, 5 minutes"
  • Handle plural properly instead of defaulting to the plural form.
  • Limit the output to a set number of units; So "2 months, 2 days" instead of "2 months, 2 days, 1 hour, 45 minutes"

You can see a running version of the code here.

function secondsToHumanReadable(int $seconds, int $requiredParts = null)
{
    $from     = new \DateTime('@0');
    $to       = new \DateTime("@$seconds");
    $interval = $from->diff($to);
    $str      = '';

    $parts = [
        'y' => 'year',
        'm' => 'month',
        'd' => 'day',
        'h' => 'hour',
        'i' => 'minute',
        's' => 'second',
    ];

    $includedParts = 0;

    foreach ($parts as $key => $text) {
        if ($requiredParts && $includedParts >= $requiredParts) {
            break;
        }

        $currentPart = $interval->{$key};

        if (empty($currentPart)) {
            continue;
        }

        if (!empty($str)) {
            $str .= ', ';
        }

        $str .= sprintf('%d %s', $currentPart, $text);

        if ($currentPart > 1) {
            // handle plural
            $str .= 's';
        }

        $includedParts++;
    }

    return $str;
}

answered May 10, 2018 at 20:26

Ramy NasrRamy Nasr

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Short, simple, reliable :

function secondsToDHMS($seconds) {
    $s = (int)$seconds;
    return sprintf('%d:%02d:%02d:%02d', $s/86400, $s/3600%24, $s/60%60, $s%60);
}

answered Jun 19, 2017 at 22:30

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Laravel example

700+ locales support by Carbon

\Carbon\CarbonInterval::seconds(1640467)->cascade()->forHumans(); //2 weeks 4 days 23 hours 41 minutes 7 seconds

answered Dec 23, 2020 at 11:41

the_hasanovthe_hasanov

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The simplest approach would be to create a method that returns a DateInterval from the DateTime::diff of the relative time in $seconds from the current time $now which you can then chain and format. For example:-

public function toDateInterval($seconds) {
    return date_create('@' . (($now = time()) + $seconds))->diff(date_create('@' . $now));
}

Now chain your method call to DateInterval::format

echo $this->toDateInterval(1640467)->format('%a days %h hours %i minutes'));

Result:

18 days 23 hours 41 minutes

answered Dec 11, 2016 at 21:11

Php convert seconds to days, hours, minutes

Although it is quite old question - one may find these useful (not written to be fast):

function d_h_m_s__string1($seconds)
{
    $ret = '';
    $divs = array(86400, 3600, 60, 1);

    for ($d = 0; $d < 4; $d++)
    {
        $q = (int)($seconds / $divs[$d]);
        $r = $seconds % $divs[$d];
        $ret .= sprintf("%d%s", $q, substr('dhms', $d, 1));
        $seconds = $r;
    }

    return $ret;
}

function d_h_m_s__string2($seconds)
{
    if ($seconds == 0) return '0s';

    $can_print = false; // to skip 0d, 0d0m ....
    $ret = '';
    $divs = array(86400, 3600, 60, 1);

    for ($d = 0; $d < 4; $d++)
    {
        $q = (int)($seconds / $divs[$d]);
        $r = $seconds % $divs[$d];
        if ($q != 0) $can_print = true;
        if ($can_print) $ret .= sprintf("%d%s", $q, substr('dhms', $d, 1));
        $seconds = $r;
    }

    return $ret;
}

function d_h_m_s__array($seconds)
{
    $ret = array();

    $divs = array(86400, 3600, 60, 1);

    for ($d = 0; $d < 4; $d++)
    {
        $q = $seconds / $divs[$d];
        $r = $seconds % $divs[$d];
        $ret[substr('dhms', $d, 1)] = $q;

        $seconds = $r;
    }

    return $ret;
}

echo d_h_m_s__string1(0*86400+21*3600+57*60+13) . "\n";
echo d_h_m_s__string2(0*86400+21*3600+57*60+13) . "\n";

$ret = d_h_m_s__array(9*86400+21*3600+57*60+13);
printf("%dd%dh%dm%ds\n", $ret['d'], $ret['h'], $ret['m'], $ret['s']);

result:

0d21h57m13s
21h57m13s
9d21h57m13s

answered Nov 29, 2013 at 13:53

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function seconds_to_time($seconds){
     // extract hours
    $hours = floor($seconds / (60 * 60));

    // extract minutes
    $divisor_for_minutes = $seconds % (60 * 60);
    $minutes = floor($divisor_for_minutes / 60);

    // extract the remaining seconds
    $divisor_for_seconds = $divisor_for_minutes % 60;
    $seconds = ceil($divisor_for_seconds);

    //create string HH:MM:SS
    $ret = $hours.":".$minutes.":".$seconds;
    return($ret);
}

answered Apr 12, 2016 at 12:10

Php convert seconds to days, hours, minutes

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Solution that should exclude 0 values and set correct singular/plural values

use DateInterval;
use DateTime;

class TimeIntervalFormatter
{

    public static function fromSeconds($seconds)
    {
        $seconds = (int)$seconds;
        $dateTime = new DateTime();
        $dateTime->sub(new DateInterval("PT{$seconds}S"));
        $interval = (new DateTime())->diff($dateTime);
        $pieces = explode(' ', $interval->format('%y %m %d %h %i %s'));
        $intervals = ['year', 'month', 'day', 'hour', 'minute', 'second'];
        $result = [];
        foreach ($pieces as $i => $value) {
            if (!$value) {
                continue;
            }
            $periodName = $intervals[$i];
            if ($value > 1) {
                $periodName .= 's';
            }
            $result[] = "{$value} {$periodName}";
        }
        return implode(', ', $result);
    }
}

answered Sep 14, 2017 at 10:09

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function convert($seconds){
$string = "";

$days = intval(intval($seconds) / (3600*24));
$hours = (intval($seconds) / 3600) % 24;
$minutes = (intval($seconds) / 60) % 60;
$seconds = (intval($seconds)) % 60;

if($days> 0){
    $string .= "$days days ";
}
if($hours > 0){
    $string .= "$hours hours ";
}
if($minutes > 0){
    $string .= "$minutes minutes ";
}
if ($seconds > 0){
    $string .= "$seconds seconds";
}

return $string;
}

echo convert(3744000);

answered Jan 8, 2018 at 13:07

Php convert seconds to days, hours, minutes

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I don't know why some of these answers are ridiculously long or complex. Here's one using the DateTime Class. Kind of similar to radzserg's answer. This will only display the units necessary, and negative times will have the 'ago' suffix...

function calctime($seconds = 0) {

    $datetime1 = date_create("@0");
    $datetime2 = date_create("@$seconds");
    $interval = date_diff($datetime1, $datetime2);

    if ( $interval->y >= 1 ) $thetime[] = pluralize( $interval->y, 'year' );
    if ( $interval->m >= 1 ) $thetime[] = pluralize( $interval->m, 'month' );
    if ( $interval->d >= 1 ) $thetime[] = pluralize( $interval->d, 'day' );
    if ( $interval->h >= 1 ) $thetime[] = pluralize( $interval->h, 'hour' );
    if ( $interval->i >= 1 ) $thetime[] = pluralize( $interval->i, 'minute' );
    if ( $interval->s >= 1 ) $thetime[] = pluralize( $interval->s, 'second' );

    return isset($thetime) ? implode(' ', $thetime) . ($interval->invert ? ' ago' : '') : NULL;
}

function pluralize($count, $text) {
    return $count . ($count == 1 ? " $text" : " ${text}s");
}

// Examples:
//    -86400 = 1 day ago
//     12345 = 3 hours 25 minutes 45 seconds
// 987654321 = 31 years 3 months 18 days 4 hours 25 minutes 21 seconds

EDIT: If you want to condense the above example down to use less variables / space (at the expense of legibility), here is an alternate version that does the same thing:

function calctime($seconds = 0) {
    $interval = date_diff(date_create("@0"),date_create("@$seconds"));

    foreach (array('y'=>'year','m'=>'month','d'=>'day','h'=>'hour','i'=>'minute','s'=>'second') as $format=>$desc) {
        if ($interval->$format >= 1) $thetime[] = $interval->$format . ($interval->$format == 1 ? " $desc" : " {$desc}s");
    }

    return isset($thetime) ? implode(' ', $thetime) . ($interval->invert ? ' ago' : '') : NULL;
}

answered Jan 24, 2020 at 17:42

Php convert seconds to days, hours, minutes

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an extended version of Glavić's excellent solution , having integer validation, solving the 1 s problem, and additional support for years and months, at the expense of being less computer parsing friendly in favor of being more human friendly:

<?php
function secondsToHumanReadable(/*int*/ $seconds)/*: string*/ {
    //if you dont need php5 support, just remove the is_int check and make the input argument type int.
    if(!\is_int($seconds)){
        throw new \InvalidArgumentException('Argument 1 passed to secondsToHumanReadable() must be of the type int, '.\gettype($seconds).' given');
    }
    $dtF = new \DateTime ( '@0' );
    $dtT = new \DateTime ( "@$seconds" );
    $ret = '';
    if ($seconds === 0) {
        // special case
        return '0 seconds';
    }
    $diff = $dtF->diff ( $dtT );
    foreach ( array (
            'y' => 'year',
            'm' => 'month',
            'd' => 'day',
            'h' => 'hour',
            'i' => 'minute',
            's' => 'second' 
    ) as $time => $timename ) {
        if ($diff->$time !== 0) {
            $ret .= $diff->$time . ' ' . $timename;
            if ($diff->$time !== 1 && $diff->$time !== -1 ) {
                $ret .= 's';
            }
            $ret .= ' ';
        }
    }
    return substr ( $ret, 0, - 1 );
}

var_dump(secondsToHumanReadable(1*60*60*2+1)); -> string(16) "2 hours 1 second"

answered Nov 24, 2016 at 2:43

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function secondsToTime($seconds) {
    $time = [];
    $minutes = $seconds / 60;
    $seconds = $seconds % 60;
    $hours = $minutes / 60;
    $minutes = $minutes % 60;
    $days = $hours / 24;
    $hours = $hours % 24;
    $month = $days /30;
    $days = $days % 30;
    $year = $month / 12;
    $month = $month % 12;
    if ((int)($year) != 0){
        array_push($time,[ "year" => (int)($year)]);
    }
    if ($month != 0){
        array_push($time, ["months" => $month]);
    }
    if ($days != 0){
        array_push($time,["days" => $days]);
    }
    if ($hours != 0){
        array_push($time,["hours" => $hours]);
    }
    if ($minutes != 0){
        array_push($time,["minutes" => $minutes]);
    }
    if ($seconds != 0){
        array_push($time,["seconds" => $seconds]);
    }
    return $time;
}

answered Oct 18, 2021 at 10:42

Php convert seconds to days, hours, minutes

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All in one solution. Gives no units with zeroes. Will only produce number of units you specify (3 by default). Quite long, perhaps not very elegant. Defines are optional, but might come in handy in a big project.

define('OneMonth', 2592000);
define('OneWeek', 604800);  
define('OneDay', 86400);
define('OneHour', 3600);    
define('OneMinute', 60);

function SecondsToTime($seconds, $num_units=3) {        
    $time_descr = array(
                "months" => floor($seconds / OneMonth),
                "weeks" => floor(($seconds%OneMonth) / OneWeek),
                "days" => floor(($seconds%OneWeek) / OneDay),
                "hours" => floor(($seconds%OneDay) / OneHour),
                "mins" => floor(($seconds%OneHour) / OneMinute),
                "secs" => floor($seconds%OneMinute),
                );  

    $res = "";
    $counter = 0;

    foreach ($time_descr as $k => $v) {
        if ($v) {
            $res.=$v." ".$k;
            $counter++;
            if($counter>=$num_units)
                break;
            elseif($counter)
                $res.=", ";             
        }
    }   
    return $res;
}

Feel free to down-vote, but be sure to try it in your code. It might just be what you need.

answered Dec 10, 2016 at 6:51

Interval class I have written can be used. It can be used in opposite way too.

composer require lubos/cakephp-interval

$Interval = new \Interval\Interval\Interval();

// output 2w 6h
echo $Interval->toHuman((2 * 5 * 8 + 6) * 3600);

// output 36000
echo $Interval->toSeconds('1d 2h');

More info here https://github.com/LubosRemplik/CakePHP-Interval

answered Jan 11, 2017 at 9:44

With DateInterval :

$d1 = new DateTime();
$d2 = new DateTime();
$d2->add(new DateInterval('PT'.$timespan.'S'));

$interval = $d2->diff($d1);
echo $interval->format('%a days, %h hours, %i minutes and %s seconds');

// Or
echo sprintf('%d days, %d hours, %d minutes and %d seconds',
    $interval->days,
    $interval->h,
    $interval->i,
    $interval->s
);

// $interval->y => years
// $interval->m => months
// $interval->d => days
// $interval->h => hours
// $interval->i => minutes
// $interval->s => seconds
// $interval->days => total number of days

answered Mar 16, 2018 at 13:02

ZayonZayon

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A bit more elaborated, skipping the time units which are zero

function secondsToTime($ss) 
{
    $htmlOut="";
    $s = $ss%60;
    $m = floor(($ss%3600)/60);
    $h = floor(($ss%86400)/3600);
    $d = floor(($ss%2592000)/86400);
    $M = floor($ss/2592000);
    if ( $M > 0 )
    {
        $htmlOut.="$M months";      
    }
    if ( $d > 0 )
    {
        if ( $M > 0 )
         $htmlOut.=", ";
        $htmlOut.="$d days";        
    }
    if ( $h > 0 )
    {
        if ( $d > 0 )
         $htmlOut.=", ";
        $htmlOut.="$h hours";       
    }
    if ( $m > 0 )
    {
        if ( $h > 0 )
         $htmlOut.=", ";            
        $htmlOut.="$m minutes";     
    }
    if ( $s > 0 )
    {
        if ( $m > 0 )
         $htmlOut.=" and ";         
        $htmlOut.="$s seconds";     
    }       
    return $htmlOut;
}   

answered Dec 21, 2021 at 13:04

Php convert seconds to days, hours, minutes

Daniel J.Daniel J.

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I think Carbon will give you all variety that you want

so for your example you will add this code

$seconds = 1640467;
$time = Carbon::now();
$humanTime = $time->diffForHumans($time->copy()->addSeconds($seconds), true, false, 4);

the output will be like this

2 weeks 4 days 23 hours 41 minutes

answered Dec 29, 2021 at 14:56

Php convert seconds to days, hours, minutes

Ahmed BermawyAhmed Bermawy

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Here's some code that I like to use for the purpose of getting the duration between two dates. It accepts two dates and gives you a nice sentence structured reply.

This is a slightly modified version of the code found here.

<?php

function dateDiff($time1, $time2, $precision = 6, $offset = false) {

    // If not numeric then convert texts to unix timestamps

    if (!is_int($time1)) {
            $time1 = strtotime($time1);
    }

    if (!is_int($time2)) {
            if (!$offset) {
                    $time2 = strtotime($time2);
            }
            else {
                    $time2 = strtotime($time2) - $offset;
            }
    }

    // If time1 is bigger than time2
    // Then swap time1 and time2

    if ($time1 > $time2) {
            $ttime = $time1;
            $time1 = $time2;
            $time2 = $ttime;
    }

    // Set up intervals and diffs arrays

    $intervals = array(
            'year',
            'month',
            'day',
            'hour',
            'minute',
            'second'
    );
    $diffs = array();

    // Loop thru all intervals

    foreach($intervals as $interval) {

            // Create temp time from time1 and interval

            $ttime = strtotime('+1 ' . $interval, $time1);

            // Set initial values

            $add = 1;
            $looped = 0;

            // Loop until temp time is smaller than time2

            while ($time2 >= $ttime) {

                    // Create new temp time from time1 and interval

                    $add++;
                    $ttime = strtotime("+" . $add . " " . $interval, $time1);
                    $looped++;
            }

            $time1 = strtotime("+" . $looped . " " . $interval, $time1);
            $diffs[$interval] = $looped;
    }

    $count = 0;
    $times = array();

    // Loop thru all diffs

    foreach($diffs as $interval => $value) {

            // Break if we have needed precission

            if ($count >= $precision) {
                    break;
            }

            // Add value and interval
            // if value is bigger than 0

            if ($value > 0) {

                    // Add s if value is not 1

                    if ($value != 1) {
                            $interval.= "s";
                    }

                    // Add value and interval to times array

                    $times[] = $value . " " . $interval;
                    $count++;
            }
    }

    if (!empty($times)) {

            // Return string with times

            return implode(", ", $times);
    }
    else {

            // Return 0 Seconds

    }

    return '0 Seconds';
}

Source: https://gist.github.com/ozh/8169202

answered May 26, 2016 at 10:01

The solution for this one I used (back to the days while learning PHP) without any in-functions:

$days = (int)($uptime/86400); //1day = 86400seconds
$rdays = (uptime-($days*86400)); 
//seconds remaining after uptime was converted into days
$hours = (int)($rdays/3600);//1hour = 3600seconds,converting remaining seconds into hours
$rhours = ($rdays-($hours*3600));
//seconds remaining after $rdays was converted into hours
$minutes = (int)($rhours/60); // 1minute = 60seconds, converting remaining seconds into minutes
echo "$days:$hours:$minutes";

Though this was an old question, new learners who come across this, may find this answer useful.

answered Jan 5, 2019 at 8:50

a=int(input("Enter your number by seconds "))
d=a//(24*3600)   #Days
h=a//(60*60)%24  #hours
m=a//60%60       #minutes
s=a%60           #seconds
print("Days ",d,"hours ",h,"minutes ",m,"seconds ",s)

answered Nov 24, 2019 at 14:35

Php convert seconds to days, hours, minutes

I am editing one of the code to work it well when negative value comes. floor() function is not giving the correct count when the value is negative. So we need to use abs() function before using it in the floor() function. $inputSeconds variable can be the difference between the current time stamp and the required date.

/** 
 * Convert number of seconds into hours, minutes and seconds 
 * and return an array containing those values 
 * 
 * @param integer $inputSeconds Number of seconds to parse 
 * @return array 
 */ 

function secondsToTime($inputSeconds) {

    $secondsInAMinute = 60;
    $secondsInAnHour  = 60 * $secondsInAMinute;
    $secondsInADay    = 24 * $secondsInAnHour;

    // extract days
    $days = abs($inputSeconds / $secondsInADay);
    $days = floor($days);

    // extract hours
    $hourSeconds = $inputSeconds % $secondsInADay;
    $hours = abs($hourSeconds / $secondsInAnHour);
    $hours = floor($hours);

    // extract minutes
    $minuteSeconds = $hourSeconds % $secondsInAnHour;
    $minutes = abs($minuteSeconds / $secondsInAMinute);
    $minutes = floor($minutes);

    // extract the remaining seconds
    $remainingSeconds = $minuteSeconds % $secondsInAMinute;
    $seconds = abs($remainingSeconds);
    $seconds = ceil($remainingSeconds);

    // return the final array
    $obj = array(
        'd' => (int) $days,
        'h' => (int) $hours,
        'm' => (int) $minutes,
        's' => (int) $seconds,
    );
    return $obj;
}

answered Jun 1, 2020 at 12:04

Php convert seconds to days, hours, minutes

A variation on @Glavić's answer - this one hides leading zeros for shorter results and uses plurals in correct places. It also removes unnecessary precision (e.g. if the time difference is over 2 hours, you probably don't care how many minutes or seconds).

function secondsToTime($seconds)
{
    $dtF = new \DateTime('@0');
    $dtT = new \DateTime("@$seconds");
    $dateInterval = $dtF->diff($dtT);
    $days_t = 'day';
    $hours_t = 'hour';
    $minutes_t = 'minute';
    $seconds_t = 'second';
    if ((int)$dateInterval->d > 1) {
        $days_t = 'days';
    }
    if ((int)$dateInterval->h > 1) {
        $hours_t = 'hours';
    }
    if ((int)$dateInterval->i > 1) {
        $minutes_t = 'minutes';
    }
    if ((int)$dateInterval->s > 1) {
        $seconds_t = 'seconds';
    }


    if ((int)$dateInterval->d > 0) {
        if ((int)$dateInterval->d > 1 || (int)$dateInterval->h === 0) {
            return $dateInterval->format("%a $days_t");
        } else {
            return $dateInterval->format("%a $days_t, %h $hours_t");
        }
    } else if ((int)$dateInterval->h > 0) {
        if ((int)$dateInterval->h > 1 || (int)$dateInterval->i === 0) {
            return $dateInterval->format("%h $hours_t");
        } else {
            return $dateInterval->format("%h $hours_t, %i $minutes_t");
        }
    } else if ((int)$dateInterval->i > 0) {
        if ((int)$dateInterval->i > 1 || (int)$dateInterval->s === 0) {
            return $dateInterval->format("%i $minutes_t");
        } else {
            return $dateInterval->format("%i $minutes_t, %s $seconds_t");
        }
    } else {
        return $dateInterval->format("%s $seconds_t");
    }

}
php > echo secondsToTime(60);
1 minute
php > echo secondsToTime(61);
1 minute, 1 second
php > echo secondsToTime(120);
2 minutes
php > echo secondsToTime(121);
2 minutes
php > echo secondsToTime(2000);
33 minutes
php > echo secondsToTime(4000);
1 hour, 6 minutes
php > echo secondsToTime(4001);
1 hour, 6 minutes
php > echo secondsToTime(40001);
11 hours
php > echo secondsToTime(400000);
4 days

answered Jun 10, 2020 at 19:30

Php convert seconds to days, hours, minutes

Mike FurlenderMike Furlender

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Added some formatting modified from Glavić's great answer for Facebook style time of post count up....

        function secondsToTime($seconds) {
    $dtF = new \DateTime('@0');
    $dtT = new \DateTime("@$seconds");

    switch($seconds){
        case ($seconds<60*60*24): // if time is less than one day
        return $dtF->diff($dtT)->format('%h hours, %i minutes, %s seconds');
        break;
        case ($seconds<60*60*24*31 && $seconds>60*60*24): // if time is between 1 day and 1 month
        return $dtF->diff($dtT)->format('%d days, %h hours');
        break;
        case ($seconds<60*60*24*365 && $seconds>60*60*24*31): // if time between 1 month and 1 year
        return $dtF->diff($dtT)->format('%m months, %d days');
        break;
        case ($seconds>60*60*24*365): // if time is longer than 1 year
        return $dtF->diff($dtT)->format('%y years, %m months');
        break;


    }

answered Jul 6, 2021 at 8:48

Php convert seconds to days, hours, minutes

foreach ($email as $temp => $value) {
    $dat = strtotime($value['subscription_expiration']); //$value come from mysql database
//$email is an array from mysqli_query()
    $date = strtotime(date('Y-m-d'));

    $_SESSION['expiry'] = (((($dat - $date)/60)/60)/24)." Days Left";
//you will get the difference from current date in days.
}

$value come from Database. This code is in Codeigniter. $SESSION is used for storing user subscriptions. it is mandatory. I used it in my case, you can use whatever you want.

answered Jun 17, 2019 at 9:02

Php convert seconds to days, hours, minutes

Tayyab HayatTayyab Hayat

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This is a function i used in the past for substracting a date from another one related with your question, my principe was to get how many days, hours minutes and seconds has left until a product has expired :

$expirationDate = strtotime("2015-01-12 20:08:23");
$toDay = strtotime(date('Y-m-d H:i:s'));
$difference = abs($toDay - $expirationDate);
$days = floor($difference / 86400);
$hours = floor(($difference - $days * 86400) / 3600);
$minutes = floor(($difference - $days * 86400 - $hours * 3600) / 60);
$seconds = floor($difference - $days * 86400 - $hours * 3600 - $minutes * 60);

echo "{$days} days {$hours} hours {$minutes} minutes {$seconds} seconds";

answered Jan 6, 2015 at 12:59

Php convert seconds to days, hours, minutes

Krazii KiiDKrazii KiiD

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How to convert seconds into days hours and minutes in php?

php function convert_seconds($seconds) { $dt1 = new DateTime("@0"); $dt2 = new DateTime("@$seconds"); return $dt1->diff($dt2)->format('%a days, %h hours, %i minutes and %s seconds'); } echo convert_seconds(200000). "\n"; ?>

How do you convert seconds to hours and minutes?

In this case, the minute digits 30 are associated with the quantity one half. Converting between hours, minutes, and seconds using decimal time is relatively straightforward: time in seconds = time in minutes * 60 = time in hours * 3600. time in minutes = time in seconds / 60 = time in hours * 60.

How do I convert seconds to hours in mysql?

mysql> SELECT t1, -> TIME_TO_SEC(t1) AS 'seconds', -> TIME_TO_SEC(t1)/60 AS 'minutes', -> TIME_TO_SEC(t1)/(60*60) AS 'hours', -> TIME_TO_SEC(t1)/(24*60*60) AS 'days' -> FROM time_val; +----------+---------+---------+-------+------+ | t1 | seconds | minutes | hours | days | +----------+---------+---------+-------+------ ...

How can I get minutes and seconds in PHP?

php //PHP program to convert seconds into //hours, minutes, and seconds $seconds = 6530; $secs = $seconds % 60; $hrs = $seconds / 60; $mins = $hrs % 60; $hrs = $hrs / 60; print ("HH:MM:SS-> " . (int)$hrs .

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