Basic group behaviour shows its weird. Despite the variety of date formats used around world, the US is the only country to insist on using mm-dd-yyyy.
What countries use what date format?
Table codingCountryAll-numeric date formatDetailsYMDÅland IslandsYesShort format: yyyy-mm-dd Long format: d mmmm yyyyAlbaniaYesdd/mm/yyyy Some YMDAlgeriaNo(dd/mm/yyyy)71 more rows
What is the most used date format?
The month-day-year sequence is the most common method of writing the full date in English, but formal letters, academic papers, and reports often prefer the day-month-year sequence.
Which date format is used in UK?
Whatever the format, in British English, dates are usually written in the order day – month – year, while in American English they are written month – day – year.
Is 10 am morning or night?
AM stands in short for Ante Meridiem, de latin name for “Before Midday” or “Before Noon”. An example: 10.00 a.m. is 10 o-clock in the morning. With a 24 hour time this is 10:00. PM stands in short for Post Meridiem, de latin name for “After Midday” or “After Noon”.