get the current date time in javascript in 12 hour format
snippet in javascript

js get time in am

user6923

var time = new Date();
console.log(
  time.toLocaleString('en-US', { hour: 'numeric', hour12: true })
);  

get the current date time in javascript in 12 hour format

user2393

//this will give you date object remove the outer new Date to have 
//it as string
const today = new Date(new Date().toLocaleString("en-US", {
    day: '2-digit',
    month: '2-digit',
    year: 'numeric',
    hour: '2-digit',
    minute: '2-digit',
    second: '2-digit',
    hour12: true
}));

js get time in am

user4578

function formatAMPM(date) {
  var hours = date.getHours();
  var minutes = date.getMinutes();
  var ampm = hours >= 12 ? 'pm' : 'am';
  hours = hours % 12;
  hours = hours ? hours : 12; // the hour '0' should be '12'
  minutes = minutes < 10 ? '0'+minutes : minutes;
  var strTime = hours + ':' + minutes + ' ' + ampm;
  return strTime;
}

console.log(formatAMPM(new Date));