Converts a decimal to a date

date_decimal(decimal, tz = "UTC")

decimal | a numeric object |
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tz | the time zone required |

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.

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