# What Time Was It 5 Minutes Ago?

Are you trying to figure out what the time was five minutes ago?

## 5 Minutes Ago Was:

The time 5 minutes ago was . This calculation is made using the current time, which is .

You can validate this result using our minutes from now calculator.

## How to Calculate the Time 5 Minutes Ago

You can figure out the time five minutes ago by subtracting 5 from the minutes in the current time ().

Subtract 5 minutes from the current time. If the minutes in the result is less than 0, then add 60 to the resulting minutes and subtract 1 from the hours.

If the current time is after noon and the hours in the resulting time are less than 1, then add 12 to the resulting hours and add an AM to the time since the result is in the morning.

If the current time is before noon and the hours in the resulting time are less than 1, then add 12 to the resulting hours and add a PM to the time since the result is in the afternoon or evening of the previous day.

You can also use this method to find the time 5 minutes from now.

## How Much Time Is Five Minutes Ago?

Five minutes ago is the same amount of time as: