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Get the current server time as a SQL TIME WITH TIME ZONE type (represented by java.time.OffsetTime).

This does the same as CURRENT_TIME except that a cast is added, and the client type representation uses JSR-310 types.

SELECT current_time;

The result being something like

| current_time |
|     15:30:45 |

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:


Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:



ASE, Aurora MySQL, MariaDB, MemSQL, MySQL, Snowflake

CAST(current_time() AS time with time zone)

Aurora Postgres, BigQuery, ClickHouse, CockroachDB, DB2, Derby, DuckDB, Firebird, H2, HSQLDB, Hana, Postgres, Redshift, SQLite, Teradata, Trino, Vertica, YugabyteDB

CAST(CURRENT_TIME AS time with time zone)


CAST(current_timestamp AS time with time zone)


CAST(CURRENT HOUR TO SECOND AS time with time zone)


CAST(current_timestamp AS timestamp with time zone)

SQLDataWarehouse, SQLServer

CAST(convert(TIME, current_timestamp) AS time with time zone)


CAST(CURRENT TIME AS time with time zone)

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.20, see #10141), or translate your own on our website


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