How many minutes in a day

1 Day


1440 Minutes

How many minutes in a day

A day is defined as a continuous period in which the earth completes a single rotation around the sun. It is a unit of time with an interval of approximately 24 hours. An hour can be defined as 1/24 of a day or reckoned scientifically as 3599 or 3601 seconds depending on conditions.  Minutes and days are units of time measurement used in the short term. Calendars usually divide the weeks into days while minutes helps to tell time during the day.


The number of minutes in a day

1 minute = 60 seconds

1 hour = 60 minutes

1 day = 24 hours

This means that there are 60 seconds in one minute, 60 minutes in one hour and 24 hours in one day.

To determine the number of minutes in a day, we multiply the number of minutes in one hour by the number of hours in a day.

Number of minutes in an hour = 60

Number of hours in a day = 24

i.e. 60 x 24 = 1440 minutes in a day.

How to use the minutes to days converter?

Use the blank text field to enter the number of minutes you want to convert into days. Press the ‘Convert' button to initiate the conversion from minutes to days. The conversion result is displayed below the control button in days.

Formula for converting minutes to days

[Number of days] = [Number of] minutes / 1440

For example; how many days are in 2880 units?

= 2880 / 1440

= 2 days.

Using minutes

A minute is a time unit commonly used for various reasons such as telling time or in cooking. They are used every day to help us with timescales. They are divided into seconds and then multiplied to get the time in hours.

Using days

Days are usually divided into hours and then multiplied into weeks. It is a unit of time measurement that determines the amount of time that has passed based on a larger scale than hours and minutes.