cm to inches converter

Cm to Inches Conversion

Use our calculator to find how many inches in any quantity of centimeter.

All In One Unit Converter

Please, choose a physical quantity, two
units, then type a value in any of the boxes above.

To use this calculator, simply type the value in any box at left or at right. It accepts fractional values.

Using this converter you can get answers to questions like:

  • How many inches is
    1 centimeter?
  • 1 centimeter is equal to how many inches?
  • How tall is
    1 cm in feet and inches
  • What is the cm to in conversion factor?
  • What is the formula to convert from cm to in? among others.

Definition of centimeter

A centimeter (cm) is a decimal fraction of the meter, the international standard unit of length,
approximately equivalent to 39.37 inches.

Definition of inch

An inch is a unit of length or distance in a number of systems of measurement, including in the US
Customary Units and British Imperial Units. One inch is defined as 1⁄12 of a foot and is therefore 1⁄36 of a
yard. According to the modern definition, one inch is equal to 25.4 mm exactly.

Centimeter to inches formula and conversion factor

To calculate a centimeter value to the corresponding value in inch, just multiply the quantity in centimeter
by 0.39370078740157 (the conversion factor).

Centimeter to inches formulae

Inches = Centimeters * 0.39370078740157

The factor 0.39370078740157 is the result from the division 1/2.54 (Inch definition). So, a better formula is

Inches = Centimeters / 2.54

Values around 1 centimeter(s)

Centimeters Inches
0.35 0.13780
0.45 0.17717
0.55 0.21654
0.65 0.25591
0.75 0.29528
0.85 0.33465
0.95 0.37402
1.05 0.41339
1.15 0.45276
1.25 0.49213
1.35 0.53150
1.45 0.57087
1.55 0.61024
1.65 0.64961
1.75 0.68898