Python: Get Todays date in yyyy-MM-dd format

In order to get today's date in yyyy-MM-dd format in Python we can make use of the datetime module.

datetime module contains classes for manipulating dates and times.

Example 1:
from datetime import date

todays_date_yyyy_MM_dd = str(

2023-07-6 returns the current date in local timezone.

As yyyy-MM-dd is the ISO standard format for date, you can also make use of the date.isoformat() function which will return a string representing the date in ISO 8601.

Example 2:
from datetime import date

todays_date_iso_format =

Python- Get Todays date in yyyy-MM-dd ISO format

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