# Python Pandas - Change the frequency of the given Period object from Seconds to Minutely frequency

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To change the frequency of the given Period object from Seconds to Minutely frequency, use the period.asfreq() method and set the parameter ‘T’.

At first, import the required libraries −

import pandas as pd

The pandas.Period represents a period of time. Creating a Period object. We have set the frequency as seconds i.e. 'S' using the 'freq' parameter

period = pd.Period(freq="S", year = 2021, month = 9, day = 11, hour = 8, minute = 20, second = 45)

Display the Period object with Seconds frequency

print("Period...\n", period)


Convert Period from Seconds to Minutely frequency. We have set the "T" to convert seconds to minutely frequency using asfreq()

res = period.asfreq('T')

## Example

Following is the code

import pandas as pd

# The pandas.Period represents a period of time
# Creating a Period object
# We have set the frequency as seconds ie. 'S' using the 'freq' parameter
period = pd.Period(freq="S", year = 2021, month = 9, day = 11, hour = 8, minute = 20, second = 45)

# display the Period object with Seconds frequency
print("Period...\n", period)

# Convert Period from Seconds to Minutely frequency
# We have set the "T" to convert seconds to minutely frequency using asfreq()
res = period.asfreq('T')

# display the result after conversion from Seconds to Minutely frequency
print("\nFinal result after converting frequency ...\n", res)

## Output

This will produce the following code

Period...
2021-09-11 08:20:45

Final result after converting frequency ...
2021-09-11 08:20
Updated on 20-Oct-2021 06:43:31