Functions to work with date-times and time-spans: fast and user friendly parsing of date-time data, extraction and updating of components of a date-time (years, months, days, hours, minutes, and seconds), algebraic manipulation on date-time and time-span objects. The 'lubridate' package has a consistent and memorable syntax that makes working with dates easy and fun.


Manual: lubridate.pdf
Vignette: Lubridate

Maintainer: Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit at>

Author(s): Garrett Grolemund*, Vitalie Spinu*, Hadley Wickham*, Ian Lyttle*, Imanuel Constigan*, Jason Law*, Doug Mitarotonda*, Joseph Larmarange*, Jonathan Boiser*, Chel Hee Lee*

Install package and any missing dependencies by running this line in your R console:


Depends methods, R (>= 3.0.0)
Imports stringr
Suggests testthat, knitr, covr
Enhances chron, timeDate, zoo, xts, its, tis, timeSeries, fts, tseries
Linking to

Package lubridate
Task Views ReproducibleResearch , TimeSeries
Version 1.6.0
Published 2016-09-13
License GPL-2
NeedsCompilation yes
CRAN checks lubridate check results
Package source lubridate_1.6.0.tar.gz