How does one display a date and a time on one line?


Sep 25, 2019

How would this be displayed on one line? Adding another , after 2019 does not look/feel right to me. Is there a rule?


I would write either

Sep 25, 2019 at 20:59


20:59 on Sep 25, 2019

For the British date style there is no comma needed to separate

25 Sep 2019 at 20:59


20:59 on 25 Sep 2019


Consider using the ISO 8601 combined date and time representation:


How to format dates and times is a style question that depends on what your audience expects and understands.

  • Thanks, but in this case I am interested in a format that's optimised for parsing by a human. – Ben Sep 25 '19 at 20:47

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