# Centimeters to Inches Conversion

## Centimeters to Inches Conversion - Convert Centimeters to Inches (cm to in)

### You are currently converting Distance and Length units from Centimeters to Inches

1 Centimeters (cm)

=

0.3937 Inches (in)

Centimeters : The centimeter (symbol cm) is a unit of length in the metric system. It is also the base unit in the centimeter-gram-second system of units. The centimeter practical unit of length for many everyday measurements. A centimeter is equal to 0.01(or 1E-2) meter.

Inches : An inch (symbol: in) is a unit of length. It is defined as 1⁄12 of a foot, also is 1⁄36 of a yard. Though traditional standards for the exact length of an inch have varied, it is equal to exactly 25.4 mm. The inch is a popularly used customary unit of length in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

### Distance and Length Conversion Calculator

1 Centimeter = 0.3937 Inch

### FAQ about Centimeters to Inches Conversion

1 centimeter is equal to 0.3937007874 inches:

1cm = (1/2.54)inch = 0.3937007874in

The distance d in inches (in) is equal to the distance d in centimeters (cm) divided by 2.54, that conversion formula:

d(in) = d(cm) / 2.54

One Centimeter is equal to 0.3937 Inches:

1cm = 1cm / 2.54 = 0.3937in

2 Inches is equal to 5.08 Centimeters:

2in = 2in × 2.54 = 5.08cm

d(in) = 30(cm) / 2.54 = 11.81102in

### Length conversion table

millimeter (mm) centimeter (cm) meter (m) kilometer (km) inch (in) foot / feet (ft) yard (yd) mile (mi)
1 millimeter (mm) 1 0.1 0.001 0.000001 0.03937 0.003281 0.0010936 0.0000006214
1 centimeter (cm) 10 1 0.01 0.00001 0.3937 0.03281 0.010936 0.000006214
1 meter (m) 1000 100 1 0.001 39.37 3.281 1.0936 0.0006214
1 kilometer (km) 1000000 100000 1000 1 39370 3281 1093.6 0.6214
1 inch (in) 25.4 2.54 0.0254 0.0000254 1 0.08333 0.02778 0.000015783
1 foot / feet (ft) 304.8 30.48 0.3048 0.0003048 12 1 0.33333 0.0001894
1 yard (yd) 914.4 91.44 0.9144 0.0009144 36 3 1 0.0005682
1 mile (mi) 1609344 160934 1609.3 1.6093 63360 5280 1760 1
1 nautical mile (nmi) 1852000 185200 1852 1.852 72913 6076 2025.4 1.1508

We decided to round some conversion factors to fit this table. Therefore, some of these values are not accurate, but they still have reasonable accuracy.

### Lastest Convert Queries

1. Bert Dec 09, 2016 at 16:35 pm
I need to buy a curtain rod that is 2.5 meters long. How many inches should I look for when shopping?
2. Gulshan Dec 15, 2016 at 11:09 am
Hi Bert,

A 2.5 meter long curtain rod is 98.4252 inches long (2.5 * 39.37007874). When shopping for a curtain rod, look for one that closely matches this length.

3. Owen Jun 24, 2016 at 09:11 am
The recommended distance between my sofa and TV is 3 meters. How many inches is that, and do I have enough space in my living room?
4. Gulshan Jun 27, 2016 at 16:18 pm
Hi Owen,

A distance of 3 meters between your sofa and TV is approximately 118.11024 inches (3 * 39.37007874). Measure this distance in your living room to ensure you have enough space for a comfortable viewing experience while maintaining a balanced room layout.

5. amo Apr 25, 2015 at 11:21 am
Are there any situations where inches are more commonly used than centimeters in the UK?
6. Gulshan Apr 27, 2015 at 12:11 pm
Hi amo, Yes, there are situations where inches are more commonly used than centimeters in the UK, despite the country's general adoption of the metric system. include: monitor screen sizes, personal height, clothing measurements, photo print sizes
7. Bill Jan 23, 2015 at 09:34 am
What is the conversion formula for centimeter, inch?
8. Gulshan Jan 25, 2015 at 11:21 am