convertFromUtc function(Power Automate Cloud flows)


Japanese version.

Converts a date and time in Coordinated Universal Time to a specified time zone.

Power Automate dates and times are often handled in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), and you want to convert them to another time zone.

convertFromUtcCoordinated Universal Time (UTC)Any
convertToUtcAnyCoordinated Universal Time (UTC)
Comparison with similar functions.


convertFromUtc('<timestamp>', '<destinationTimeZone>', '<format>')
timestampRequired fieldSpecifies the date of the conversion source.
This date must be in Coordinated Universal Time(UTC).

Specify in the format to be obtained by the current time action or utcNow function (format unspecified).
Any format other than "yyyy-MM-ddTHH:mm:ss.fffffffK" will result in an error.
destinationTimeZoneRequired fieldSpecifies the time zone after conversion.
formatyyyy-MM-ddTHH:mm:ss.fffffffKSpecifies the format of the result.
If not specified, the format is "yyyy-MM-ddTHH:mm:ss.fffffffK" as well as "timestamp".

How to use

In most cases, it is used in the "value" when initializing or setting variables of type "string".

Click on the "Expression" tab, convertFromUtc, and the function name and () will be set in the expression field.

  • The first argument. Date and time before conversion
  • The second argument. The time zone after conversion.
  • The third argument. Specifies the format of the result.

When using dynamic content or variables, special specifications are required.

Click on the button, and if the display looks like the following, the setting is complete.

You can change the function by clicking this purple icon.

As an example, here is the result of executing convertFromUtc('2022-05-01T14:00:00.0000000Z', 'Central America Standard Time').

Argument 3 is an optional item. This item specifies the format after conversion.

If omitted, the format is the same as timestamp.

This is the same format as the result of the "Current time" action or the utcNow function (format not specified).

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Date and time Functions(Power Automate Cloud flows)