The representation of date and time in pandas is performed using the pandas.tslib.Timestamp class. A pandas Timestamp is based on the datetime64 dtype and has higher precision than the Python datetime object. In pandas, Timestamp objects are generally interchangeable with datetime objects, so you can typically use them wherever you may use datetime objects.
You can create a Timestamp object using pd.Timestamp (a shortcut for pandas.tslib.Timestamp) and by passing a string representing a date, time, or date and time:
A time element can also be specified:
A Timestamp can also be created using just ...