Now

Calculate the current date and time in a variety of formats, all in UTC time (not adjusted for local timezone).

Use the Date to Text function to adjust a date to a timezone.

Output

Field Definition Type
date Full date and time in ISO date format using UTC Z notation. For example, 2016-09-07T16:55:25.670Z. Date & Time
iso Full date and time in ISO format using offset notation. For example, 2016-09-07T16:55:25+00:00. String
full Expanded date and time in UTC format. For example, September 7, 2016 16:55:25.670. String
minute Current minute as a number. Number
hour Current hour as a number, in 24 hour time, UTC time. Number
time Current time as a string, in 24 hour time, UTC time. String
day Current day as a number, in UTC time. Number
month Current month number, in UTC time. String
year Current year as a number, in UTC time. Number
second Current second as a number. Number
millisecond Current millisecond. Number

Example

For the time of 9:55 AM (and 25.670 seconds) in Los Angeles on September 9, 2016, the Now card outputs will have the following values:

  • date: 2016-09-07T16:55:25.670Z

  • iso: 2016-09-07T16:55:25+00:00

  • full: September 7, 2016 16:55:25.670

  • minute: 55

  • hour: 16

  • time: 16:55:25.670

  • day: 9

  • month: 7

  • year: 2016

  • second: 25

  • millisecond: 670

Related topics

Functions in Workflows

Elements of Workflows