# Centimeters to Inches Conversion (cm to in) - 1 cm is 0.3937 Inch

Last Updated: April 30, 2021

## Units Conversion

### 1 Centimeter is equal to Inch

Before using the conversion formula for cm to inches, you should know what centimeter stands for. Centimeter is a metric unit which is used for the measurement of smaller distances. In the metric system, centimeter is indicative of 1/100th and hence it is 1/100th of a regular meter.

Before converting cm to in, learn about the inch. It is a unit for length under the US and Imperial measurement systems. The inch was earlier defined in 1959 as a unit equivalent to 25.4 millimeters. A foot contains 12 inches while a yard has 36 inches in all. The term itself comes from uncia, the Latin term meaning 1/12th of a Roman foot. The present definition of inch is based upon the international yard.

1 centimeter is 0.01 meter or 10 millimeters or 0.3937 inches. This relationship can be defined in a manner where an inch equates to 2.54 centimeters as per the metric system.

There is a simple formula for you to convert cm to inches. You can easily convert centimeters to inches by multiplying the centimeter value by 0.39370. You can expect accurate solutions with a cm to inches calculator. Suppose you wish to convert 30 cm to inches. In this case, it will be 30 multiplied by 0.39370, i.e. 11.811 inches. Similarly, 15 cm in inches will be 15 multiplied by 0.39370, i.e. 5.905 inches.

By this formula, you can obtain your answer through multiplication of the centimeters by four and then division by ten. This is a rough measure since the exact answer will be 0.393700 inches for a centimeter. It will give you a rough idea.

The formula to convert centimeters to inches is pretty simple. If you were wondering how to convert cm to inches, this is the formula that you have to use. The formula is-

In = cm * 0.39370

For example, if you are converting 60 cm to inches, then the answer will be 23.622 inches. If you are converting 40 cm to inches, then the solution will be 15.748 inches.

Here is the cm vs. inches conversion table:

 Centimeter[CM] Inches [in] Centimeters to Inches [cm to in] 1 cm 0.393701 inches 1 Centimeter is equal to 0.393701 Inches 2 cm 0.787402 inches 2 Centimeter is equal to 0.787402 Inches 3 cm 1.181103 inches 3 Centimeter is equal to 1.181103 Inches 4 cm 1.574804 inches 4 Centimeter is equal to 1.574804 Inches 5 cm 1.968505 inches 5 Centimeter is equal to 1.968505 Inches 6 cm 2.362206 inches 6 Centimeter is equal to 2.362206 Inches 7 cm 2.755907 inches 7 Centimeter is equal to 2.755907 Inches 8 cm 3.149608 inches 8 Centimeter is equal to 3.149608 Inches 9 cm 3.543309 inches 9 Centimeter is equal to 3.543309 Inches 10 cm 3.93701 inches 10 Centimeter is equal to 3.93701 Inches 11 cm 4.330711 inches 11 Centimeter is equal to 4.330711 Inches 12 cm 4.724412 inches 12 Centimeter is equal to 4.724412 Inches 13 cm 5.118113 inches 13 Centimeter is equal to 5.118113 Inches 14 cm 5.511814 inches 14 Centimeter is equal to 5.511814 Inches 15 cm 5.905515 inches 15 Centimeter is equal to 5.905515 Inches 16 cm 6.299216 inches 16 Centimeter is equal to 6.299216 Inches 17 cm 6.692917 inches 17 Centimeter is equal to 6.692917 Inches 18 cm 7.086618 inches 18 Centimeter is equal to 7.086618 Inches 19 cm 7.480319 inches 19 Centimeter is equal to 7.480319 Inches 20 cm 7.87402 inches 20 Centimeter is equal to 7.87402 Inches 21 cm 8.267721 inches 21 Centimeter is equal to 8.267721 Inches 22 cm 8.661422 inches 22 Centimeter is equal to 8.661422 Inches 23 cm 9.055123 inches 23 Centimeter is equal to 9.055123 Inches 24 cm 9.448824 inches 24 Centimeter is equal to 9.448824 Inches 25 cm 9.842525 inches 25 Centimeter is equal to 9.842525 Inches 26 cm 10.236226 inches 26 Centimeter is equal to 10.236226 Inches 27 cm 10.629927 inches 27 Centimeter is equal to 10.629927 Inches 28 cm 11.023628 inches 28 Centimeter is equal to 11.023628 Inches 29 cm 11.417329 inches 29 Centimeter is equal to 11.417329 Inches 30 cm 11.81103 inches 30 Centimeter is equal to 11.81103 Inches 31 cm 12.204731 inches 31 Centimeter is equal to 12.204731 Inches 32 cm 12.598432 inches 32 Centimeter is equal to 12.598432 Inches 33 cm 12.992133 inches 33 Centimeter is equal to 12.992133 Inches 34 cm 13.385834 inches 34 Centimeter is equal to 13.385834 Inches 35 cm 13.779535 inches 35 Centimeter is equal to 13.779535 Inches 36 cm 14.173236 inches 36 Centimeter is equal to 14.173236 Inches 37 cm 14.566937 inches 37 Centimeter is equal to 14.566937 Inches 38 cm 14.960638 inches 38 Centimeter is equal to 14.960638 Inches 39 cm 15.354339 inches 39 Centimeter is equal to 15.354339 Inches 40 cm 15.74804 inches 40 Centimeter is equal to 15.74804 Inches 41 cm 16.141741 inches 41 Centimeter is equal to 16.141741 Inches 42 cm 16.535442 inches 42 Centimeter is equal to 16.535442 Inches 43 cm 16.929143 inches 43 Centimeter is equal to 16.929143 Inches 44 cm 17.322844 inches 44 Centimeter is equal to 17.322844 Inches 45 cm 17.716545 inches 45 Centimeter is equal to 17.716545 Inches 46 cm 18.110246 inches 46 Centimeter is equal to 18.110246 Inches 47 cm 18.503947 inches 47 Centimeter is equal to 18.503947 Inches 48 cm 18.897648 inches 48 Centimeter is equal to 18.897648 Inches 49 cm 19.291349 inches 49 Centimeter is equal to 19.291349 Inches 50 cm 19.68505 inches 50 Centimeter is equal to 19.68505 Inches 51 cm 20.078751 inches 51 Centimeter is equal to 20.078751 Inches 52 cm 20.472452 inches 52 Centimeter is equal to 20.472452 Inches 53 cm 20.866153 inches 53 Centimeter is equal to 20.866153 Inches 54 cm 21.259854 inches 54 Centimeter is equal to 21.259854 Inches 55 cm 21.653555 inches 55 Centimeter is equal to 21.653555 Inches 56 cm 22.047256 inches 56 Centimeter is equal to 22.047256 Inches 57 cm 22.440957 inches 57 Centimeter is equal to 22.440957 Inches 58 cm 22.834658 inches 58 Centimeter is equal to 22.834658 Inches 59 cm 23.228359 inches 59 Centimeter is equal to 23.228359 Inches 60 cm 23.62206 inches 60 Centimeter is equal to 23.62206 Inches 61 cm 24.015761 inches 61 Centimeter is equal to 24.015761 Inches 62 cm 24.409462 inches 62 Centimeter is equal to 24.409462 Inches 63 cm 24.803163 inches 63 Centimeter is equal to 24.803163 Inches 64 cm 25.196864 inches 64 Centimeter is equal to 25.196864 Inches 65 cm 25.590565 inches 65 Centimeter is equal to 25.590565 Inches 66 cm 25.984266 inches 66 Centimeter is equal to 25.984266 Inches 67 cm 26.377967 inches 67 Centimeter is equal to 26.377967 Inches 68 cm 26.771668 inches 68 Centimeter is equal to 26.771668 Inches 69 cm 27.165369 inches 69 Centimeter is equal to 27.165369 Inches 70 cm 27.55907 inches 70 Centimeter is equal to 27.55907 Inches 71 cm 27.952771 inches 71 Centimeter is equal to 27.952771 Inches 72 cm 28.346472 inches 72 Centimeter is equal to 28.346472 Inches 73 cm 28.740173 inches 73 Centimeter is equal to 28.740173 Inches 74 cm 29.133874 inches 74 Centimeter is equal to 29.133874 Inches 75 cm 29.527575 inches 75 Centimeter is equal to 29.527575 Inches 76 cm 29.921276 inches 76 Centimeter is equal to 29.921276 Inches 77 cm 30.314977 inches 77 Centimeter is equal to 30.314977 Inches 78 cm 30.708678 inches 78 Centimeter is equal to 30.708678 Inches 79 cm 31.102379 inches 79 Centimeter is equal to 31.102379 Inches 80 cm 31.49608 inches 80 Centimeter is equal to 31.49608 Inches 81 cm 31.889781 inches 81 Centimeter is equal to 31.889781 Inches 82 cm 32.283482 inches 82 Centimeter is equal to 32.283482 Inches 83 cm 32.677183 inches 83 Centimeter is equal to 32.677183 Inches 84 cm 33.070884 inches 84 Centimeter is equal to 33.070884 Inches 85 cm 33.464585 inches 85 Centimeter is equal to 33.464585 Inches 86 cm 33.858286 inches 86 Centimeter is equal to 33.858286 Inches 87 cm 34.251987 inches 87 Centimeter is equal to 34.251987 Inches 88 cm 34.645688 inches 88 Centimeter is equal to 34.645688 Inches 89 cm 35.039389 inches 89 Centimeter is equal to 35.039389 Inches 90 cm 35.43309 inches 90 Centimeter is equal to 35.43309 Inches 91 cm 35.826791 inches 91 Centimeter is equal to 35.826791 Inches 92 cm 36.220492 inches 92 Centimeter is equal to 36.220492 Inches 93 cm 36.614193 inches 93 Centimeter is equal to 36.614193 Inches 94 cm 37.007894 inches 94 Centimeter is equal to 37.007894 Inches 95 cm 37.401595 inches 95 Centimeter is equal to 37.401595 Inches 96 cm 37.795296 inches 96 Centimeter is equal to 37.795296 Inches 97 cm 38.188997 inches 97 Centimeter is equal to 38.188997 Inches 98 cm 38.582698 inches 98 Centimeter is equal to 38.582698 Inches 99 cm 38.976399 inches 99 Centimeter is equal to 38.976399 Inches 100 cm 39.3701 inches 100 Centimeter is equal to 39.3701 Inches

Centimeter is used widely throughout the globe for scenarios where people need a meterâ€™s smaller denomination. Height is usually measured via centimeters outside of nations like the U.S.

The inch is majorly used throughout the U.S. and Canada along with the UK as well. It is also used in Japan at times for measuring things like sizes of display units.

## FAQ

• ### Q: How to calculate Centimeter to Inch?

A: You have to use this formula- In = cm * 0.39370.

• ### Q: How many Inches are there in 1 Centimeter?

A: 1 centimeter equates to 0.3937 inches.

• ### Q: How many Centimeters are there in 1 Inch?

A: 1 inch equates to 2.54 centimeters.

• ### Q: What is the formula for converting centimeter to inch?

A: The formula is In = cm * 0.39370.

• ### Q: What are the current uses of centimeter and inch?

A: Centimeter is used for measuring height in many countries. Inch is used for measuring display unit sizes and other purposes in Japan and other countries.

## Common (cm) to (in) Conversions

 Centimeter[CM] Inches [in] 1 cm 0.393701 inches 2 cm 0.787402 inches 3 cm 1.181103 inches 4 cm 1.574804 inches 5 cm 1.968505 inches

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