run_started_at

run_started_at outputs the timestamp that this run started, e.g. 2017-04-21 01:23:45.678.

The run_started_at variable is a Python datetime object. As of 0.9.1, the timezone of this variable defaults to UTC.

run_started_at_example.sql
select
'{{ run_started_at.strftime("%Y-%m-%d") }}' as date_day
from ...

To modify the timezone of this variable, use the the pytz module:

run_started_at_utc.sql
select
'{{ run_started_at.astimezone(modules.pytz.timezone("America/New_York")) }}' as run_started_est
from ...