Converts a decimal to a date

date_decimal(decimal, tz = "UTC")

Arguments

decimal

a numeric object

tz

the time zone required

Value

a POSIXct object, whose year corresponds to the integer part of decimal. The months, days, hours, minutes and seconds elements are picked so the date-time will accurately represent the fraction of the year expressed by decimal.

Examples

date <- ymd("2009-02-10") decimal <- decimal_date(date) # 2009.11 date_decimal(decimal) # "2009-02-10 UTC"
#> [1] "2009-02-10 UTC"