### SECOND(serial_number)

Returns the number of seconds as an integer given a date serial number.

 serial_number The time that contains the seconds you want to find.

#### Remarks

 * This function returns a number between 0 and 59.* The "serial_number" can be a time, value, cell reference or a text string in a time format.* Times may be entered as text strings within quotation marks, as decimal numbers or as results of other formulas or functions.* If "serial_number" < 0, then #NUM! is returned.* If "serial_number" is not a valid time or date, then #VALUE! is returned.* You can use the HOUR function to return the hour as an integer given a date serial number.* You can use the MINUTE function to return the minute as an integer given a date serial number.* You can use the TIME function to return the time as a decimal given the hour, minute, second.* You can use the TIMEVALUE function to return the time as a decimal given a time in text format.* For the Microsoft documentation refer to support.office.com

 A B 1 =SECOND(B1) = 15 11:30:15 2 =SECOND("11:30:15") = 15 =NOW() = 09:28:19 3 =SECOND(B2) = 19 =NOW() = 43952.395 4 =SECOND(0.678) = 19 5 =SECOND(TIME(15,10,55)) = 55 6 =SECOND(TIMEVALUE("6:45:22 PM")) = 22 7 =SECOND(0) = 0 8 =SECOND("12:00:10 PM") = 10 9 =SECOND(-10) = #NUM! 10 =SECOND("some text") = #VALUE!