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Pandas: Subtraction of two timestamps of same time zone or different time zone

Pandas Time Series: Exercise-20 with Solution

Write a Pandas program to subtract two timestamps of same time zone or different time zone.

Sample Solution:

Python Code :

import pandas as pd
print("Subtract two timestamps of same time zone:")
date1 = pd.Timestamp('2019-03-01 12:00', tz='US/Eastern')
date2 = pd.Timestamp('2019-04-01 07:00', tz='US/Eastern')
print("Difference: ", (date2-date1))
print("\nSubtract two timestamps of different time zone:")
date1 = pd.Timestamp('2019-03-01 12:00', tz='US/Eastern')
date2 = pd.Timestamp('2019-03-01 07:00', tz='US/Pacific')
# Remove the time zone and do the subtraction
print("Difference: ", (date1.tz_localize(None) - date2.tz_localize(None)))

Sample Output:

Subtract two timestamps of same time zone:
Difference:  30 days 18:00:00

Subtract two timestamps of different time zone:
Difference:  0 days 05:00:00

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