Return an array of native datetime.timedelta objects.

Python’s standard datetime library uses a different representation timedelta’s. This method converts a Series of pandas Timedeltas to datetime.timedelta format with the same length as the original Series.

a : numpy.ndarray

Array of 1D containing data with datetime.timedelta type.


>>> s = pd.Series(pd.to_timedelta(np.arange(5), unit='d'))
>>> s
0   0 days
1   1 days
2   2 days
3   3 days
4   4 days
dtype: timedelta64[ns]
>>> s.dt.to_pytimedelta()
array([datetime.timedelta(0), datetime.timedelta(1),
       datetime.timedelta(2), datetime.timedelta(3),
       datetime.timedelta(4)], dtype=object)
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