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The method gmtime() converts a time expressed in seconds since the epoch to a struct_time in UTC in which the dst flag is always zero. If secs is not provided or None, the current time as returned by time() is used.


Following is the syntax for gmtime() method ?

time.gmtime([ sec ])


  • sec ? These are the number of seconds to be converted into structure struct_time representation.

Return Value

This method does not return any value.


The following example shows the usage of gmtime() method.

import time

print "time.gmtime() : %s" % time.gmtime()

When we run above program, it produces following result ?

time.gmtime() : (2009, 2, 17, 17, 3, 38, 1, 48, 0)