How to convert Strings to DateTimes in Python?

How to convert Strings to DateTimes in Python?

How to convert Strings to DateTimes in Python?

This recipe helps you convert Strings to DateTimes in Python

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## How to convert Strings to DateTimes in Python 
def Kickstarter_Example_49():
    print(format('How to convert Strings to DateTimes in Python',
    import warnings

    # Load libraries
    import numpy as np
    import pandas as pd

    # Create strings
    date_strings = np.array(['01-01-2015 11:35 PM',
                             '23-02-2016 12:01 AM',
                             '26-12-2017 09:09 PM'])

    # Convert to datetimes
                    format="%d-%m-%Y %I:%M %p",
                    errors="coerce") for date in date_strings])
******************How to convert Strings to DateTimes in Python*******************

['01-01-2015 11:35 PM' '23-02-2016 12:01 AM' '26-12-2017 09:09 PM']

[Timestamp('2015-01-01 23:35:00'), Timestamp('2016-02-23 00:01:00'), Timestamp('2017-12-26 21:09:00')]

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