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Python Dates and Times in Python Where on Earth do Timezones Make Sense? Datetime Awareness

naive is a datetime with no timezone. Create a new timezone for US/Pacific, which is 8 hours behind UTC (UTC-08:00).

to me this is right or isn't it?

import datetime

naive = datetime.datetime(2015, 10, 21, 4, 29)
us/pacific = datetime.timezones(datetime.timedelta(hours = -8))
hill_valley = datetime.datetime(2015, 10, 21, 4, 29, tzinfo = us/pacific)

1 Answer

Jeff Muday
Jeff Muday
Treehouse Moderator 27,653 Points

You've got the concept, that's great! Now we can change a couple of small typos and you should have it.

Hint: the variable name us/pacific is not valid. Change that as well as fix the typo on the line with timezones should be singular.

# make a variable for the timezone US/Pacific
us_pacific = datetime.timezone(datetime.timedelta(hours=-8))
# make a variable for the time in hill valley that is in the US/Pacific timezone
hill_valley = datetime.datetime(2015, 10, 21, 4, 29, tzinfo=us_pacific)

Good luck with your Python journey!