# Inches to Centimeters Conversion

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

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

1 Inches (in)

=

2.54 Centimeters (cm)

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.

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.

### Distance and Length Conversion Calculator

1 Inch = 2.54 Centimeter

### FAQ about Inches to Centimeters Conversion

1 inch is equal to 2.54 centimeters:

1in = 2.54cm

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

d(cm) = d(in) × 2.54

2 Inches is equal to 5.08 Centimeters:

2in = 2in × 2.54 = 5.08cm

One Centimeter is equal to 0.3937 Inches:

1cm = 1cm / 2.54 = 0.3937in

d(cm) = 12(in) × 2.54 = 30.48cm

### 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. Hank Mar 23, 2017 at 12:51 pm
I'm buying a new bed that is 80 inches long. How many meters is that, and will it fit in my 3 meterlong bedroom?
2. Gulshan Mar 25, 2017 at 15:23 pm
Hi Hank,

An 80 inch long bed is approximately 2.032 meters long (80 / 39.37007874) and will comfortably fit in a 3 meter long bedroom.

3. Victor Jul 23, 2016 at 12:51 pm
My living room is 5 meters wide. How many inches wide should my area rug be to cover most of the floor?
4. Gulshan Jul 26, 2016 at 11:12 am
Hi Victor,

A 5-meter-wide living room is 196.85039 inches wide (5 * 39.37007874). When selecting an area rug, choose one that is slightly smaller than this width to leave some space around the edges for a balanced look.

5. Jerry Dec 08, 2015 at 13:56 pm
I need a tablecloth that is 2 meters long. How many inches should I look for when shopping?
6. Gulshan Dec 09, 2015 at 14:43 pm
Hi Jerry,

A 2 meter long tablecloth is 78.74016 inches long (2 * 39.37007874). When shopping for a tablecloth, look for one that closely matches this length

7. Kaya Mar 12, 2014 at 08:43 am
How many feet and inches is 182 centimeters?
8. Gulshan Mar 15, 2014 at 21:23 pm
Hi Kaya, One foot is equal to 12 inches, One inch is equal to roughly 2.54 centimeters, so converting inches to centimeters means multiplying a value in inches by 2.54.

5 feet 0 inches = 152.40 centimeters

5 feet 1 inches = 154.94 centimeters

5 feet 2 inches = 157.48 centimeters

5 feet 3 inches = 160.02 centimeters

5 feet 4 inches = 162.56 centimeters

5 feet 5 inches = 165.10 centimeters

5 feet 6 inches = 167.64 centimeters

5 feet 7 inches = 170.18 centimeters

5 feet 8 inches = 172.72 centimeters

5 feet 9 inches = 175.26 centimeters

5 feet 10 inches = 177.80 centimeters

5 feet 11 inches = 180.34 centimeters

6 feet 0 inches = 182.88 centimeters

6 feet 1 inches = 185.42 centimeters