ceiling_date

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Round date-times up.

ceiling_date takes a date-time object and rounds it up to the nearest integer value of the specified time unit. Users can specify whether to round up to the nearest second, minute, hour, day, week, month, or year.

Keywords
manip, chron
Usage
ceiling_date(x,
    unit = c("second", "minute", "hour", "day", "week", "month", "year"))
Arguments
x
a vector of date-time objects
unit
a character string specifying the time unit to be rounded to. Should be one of "second","minute","hour","day", "week", "month", or "year."
Value

  • x with the appropriate units rounded up

See Also

floor_date, round_date

Aliases
  • ceiling_date
Examples
x <- as.POSIXct("2009-08-03 12:01:59.23")
ceiling_date(x, "second")
# "2009-08-03 12:02:00 CDT"
ceiling_date(x, "minute")
# "2009-08-03 12:02:00 CDT"
ceiling_date(x, "hour")
# "2009-08-03 13:00:00 CDT"
ceiling_date(x, "day")
# "2009-08-04 CDT"
ceiling_date(x, "week")
# "2009-08-09 CDT"
ceiling_date(x, "month")
# "2009-09-01 CDT"
ceiling_date(x, "year")
# "2010-01-01 CST"
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