Returns a Variant (Integer) specifying a whole number between 0 and 23, inclusive, representing the hour of the day.
Hour( time )
The required timeargument is any Variant, numeric expression, string expression, or any combination of these that can represent a time. If time contains Null, Null is returned.
SELECT Hour([DateTime]) AS Expr1 FROM ProductSales;
Returns the "Hour" values of the field "DateTime" without the date information and displays in the column Expr1.
SELECT Hour([DateTime]) AS HourlySales, Count(ProductSales.DateTime) AS CountOfDateTime FROM ProductSales GROUP BY Hour([DateTime]);
Returns the sum of sales against each hour, irrespective of the date of sale, and displays in the column HourlySales.
Note: Examples that follow demonstrate the use of this function in a Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) module. For more information about working with VBA, select Developer Reference in the drop-down list next to Search and enter one or more terms in the search box.
This example uses the Hour function to obtain the hour from a specified time. In the development environment, the time literal is displayed in short time format using the locale settings of your code.
Dim MyTime, MyHour
MyTime = #4:35:17 PM# ' Assign a time.
MyHour = Hour(MyTime) ' MyHour contains 16.