Google Analytics for has several time dimensions data in our available for you to use in your exploration and reporting customization,
GA4 date and our dimensions
- Date. The date when an event was collected formatted as YYYYMMDD
- Date+ hour - The date and hour when an event was collected formatted as YYYYMMDDHH.
- Day -the day of the month when the event was collected formatted as a two-digit number from 01 to 31.
- Hour - the hour when an event was collected, formatted as two-digit number from zero to 23.
- Week - the number of the week is the week of the event or a two-digit number from zero to 53. Each week starts on Sunday and January 1 is always in week one
- Month -the month when an event was collected, formatted as a two-digit number from 01 to 12.
- Year -the year when an event was collected, formatted as a four-digit number example 2020.
In addition to the standard date, and our dimensions, the following dimensions are also available.
- Nth day -the number of days since the start of the specified date range
- Nth hour - the number of hours since the start of the specified date, range
- Nth week - the number of weeks since the start-up the specified date range
- Nth month month, the number of months since the start of the specified date, range
- Nth year - the number of years since the start of the specified date range
How are these dates and hour dimensions are populated in GA4?
Each event has a date and timestamp attached to it. These dimensions are populated automatically by GA4 based on that date and timestamp.
Possible use cases for GA4 date and time dimension.
- At what hour of the day, are users likely to price this browse the site?
- What hour of the day are they likely to purchase?
- What month do I see the most traffic on the website.
- Are users of my site or app more likely to convert in the evening hours or during the day?
- Which week of the year is best for promotion
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