sh1ng sh1ng - 1 year ago 63
Python Question

python pandas parse datetime string with months names

Can someone point me to a format or a code snippet to parse date in format like


doesn't work.

Answer Source

Use format string: '%d%b%y:%H:%M:%S' and pass this as the format for to_datetime, you can find the format options in the docs:

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pd.to_datetime('04SEP12:00:00:00', format='%d%b%y:%H:%M:%S')
Timestamp('2012-09-04 00:00:00')