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How to Get Current Date in Python?

by Shahriar Sagor
Get Current Date in Python

Today now in this article i will provide you some of the most important example how we can get current date in python. So in this article goes in detailed on python get the current date. Now i will explained simply step by step python get today’s date. From here you will learn about python get current date without time.

So in this post, i will give you total three examples to getting the current date in python. Here i will use datetime module to get the current date.

So let’s start and see the following examples:

Example 1: Python Get Today’s Date

main.py

from datetime import date
  
# Get Today's Date

today = date.today()
print("Today's date is :", today)
Example 2: Python Current Date with Different Formats

main.py

from datetime import date
  
today = date.today()
  
# dd/mm/YY

date1 = today.strftime("%d/%m/%Y")
print("date1 =", date1)
  
# Textual month, day and year	

date2 = today.strftime("%B %d, %Y")
print("date2 =", date2)
  
# mm/dd/y

date3 = today.strftime("%m/%d/%y")
print("date3 =", date3)
  
# Month abbreviation, day and year	

date4 = today.strftime("%b-%d-%Y")
print("date4 =", date4)
Example 3: Python Get the Current Date and Time

main.py

from datetime import datetime
  
# Current date and time object

now = datetime.now()
   
print("now() time =", now)
  
# dd/mm/YY H:M:S

currentDateTime = now.strftime("%d/%m/%Y %H:%M:%S")
print("Current Date and Time =", currentDateTime)

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