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Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview

Returns a smalldatetime value for the specified date and time.

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions

Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2012 through current version), Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Data Warehouse Public Preview.

SMALLDATETIMEFROMPARTS ( year, month, day, hour, minute )


Integer expression specifying a year.


Integer expression specifying a month.


Integer expression specifying a day.


Integer expression specifying hours.


Integer expression specifying minutes.


This functions acts like a constructor for a fully initialized smalldatetime value. If the arguments are not valid, then an error is thrown. If required arguments are null, then null is returned.

This function is capable of being remoted to SQL Server 2016 servers and above. It will not be remoted to servers that have a version below SQL Server 2016.

SELECT SMALLDATETIMEFROMPARTS ( 2010, 12, 31, 23, 59 ) AS Result

Here is the result set.

2011-01-01 00:00:00

(1 row(s) affected)
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