Hours to Days

To convert an hour measurement to a day measurement, divide the time by the conversion ratio. One hour is subdivided into 60 minutes then each minute is subdivided as 60 seconds. One hour is equal to 0.0416666667 days. Find the number of days and hours from the number of hours:

Divide the number of hours by 24.
The quotient is the number of days.
The remainder is the number of hours beyond those days.

What is Hours (hr)?


The hour is an SI accepted unit for time for use with the metric system. In Coordinated Universal Time, a negative or positive leap second may be incorporated to keep the hour within 0.9 seconds of universal time, making an hour either 3,599 or 3,601 seconds in some cases.

An hour is a unit of time. The symbol for hour is h. There are 24hours in a day.

What is Days?


A day is the approximate time it takes for the Earth to complete one rotation. It is defined as exactly 86,400 seconds. A day is a unit of time. The symbol for day is d. There are 0.0416667 days in an hour.

One complete rotation of the earth in its own axis is a day. One day is equal to 24h.

Formula to Convert Hours to Days:

The online hours to days calculator uses the mathematical formula below which you can use yourself for any conversions of time and this is the formula that is used by our calculator. For example, 50 hrs = 2.08 days and 144 hrs = 6 days.

[number of] hours / 24 = [ number of] days

How to Convert from Hours to Days?

One complete rotation of the earth in its own axis is a day. One day is equal to 24h.

Days = Hours ÷ 24
The time in days is equal to the hours divided by 24.

For example, here’s how to convert 5 hours to days using the formula above.
5 hr = (5 ÷ 24) = 0.208333 day

Convert 24 hr to days.
We know 1 h = 0.0416666667 day; 1 day = 24h.
24 h = __ day
24 x 0.0416666667 = 1 day (we know 1 h = 0.0416666667 day)
24 h = 1 d.

Conversion Table of Hours to Days

Hour [h]Day [d]
0.01 h0.0004166667 d
0.1 h0.0041666667 d
1 h0.0416666667 d
2 h0.0833333333 d
3 h0.125 d
5 h0.2083333333 d
10 h0.4166666667 d
20 h0.8333333333 d
50 h2.0833333333 d
100 h4.1666666667 d
1000 h41.6666666667 d

Using Hours:

The time unit of hours is used daily to tell the time and calculate periods of time that usually occur within the space of a few days. Hours are divided into minutes and multiplied into days. Use this converter of hours to days for your time conversions.

Using Days:

Days are a measurement of time used to calculate how time has passed on a larger scale that minutes and hours. Days are divided into hours and multiplied into weeks. Above you will find our hour to day converter available for your use.