Conversion from Centimeter (cm) to Inch (in) and vice versa

Updated on by Stefan Banse

Here you can convert the Unit of length Centimeter into the unit Inch and vice versa you can convert Inch into Centimeter. By clicking the "Swap units" icon, you will always obtain the desired conversion in the calculation result, i.e., cm to in or in to cm. With the following calculator you can also calculate any other Unit of length.

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Info about "Centimeter"

The centimeter unit is part of a metric system and is derived from the basic unit meter. 1 centimeter is equivalent to 0.01 meters or 1 meter is equivalent to 100 centimeters. The prefix "Zenti" in centimeters stands for one hundredth of the base unit. The centimeter belongs to the International System of Units (SI).

Info about "Inch"

According to history, the inch was first defined by law as 1/12 of a foot, then later as the length of three barley grains strung together. Similar to foot, yard and mile, it is also one of the length units that are not part of the International System of Units, but used widely and approved in the Anglo-American area. The inch is used worldwide, mainly to indicate screen diagonals.

Nowadays, inch is fixed to 1/12 of a foot. Therefore, 1 inch is equivalent to 2.54 centimeters or 1 centimeter is equivalent to 0.3937 inches.

Basis for conversion Centimeter (cm) to Inch (in)

The abbreviation for the "Unit of length Centimeter" is cm. The abbreviation for the "Unit of length Inch" is in.

Formula for the conversion of Centimeter (cm) to Inch (in)

The calculation from Centimeter to Inch shall be made using the following conversion formula:

 Conversion formula Centimeter to Inch 

Determine the number of Inch from Centimeter

Centimeter × 0.39370078740157


Formula for the conversion of Inch (in) to Centimeter (cm)

The calculation from Inch to Centimeter shall be made using the following conversion formula:

 Conversion formula Inch to Centimeter 

Determine the number of Centimeter from Inch

Inch × 2.54


Overview table: How many Centimeter are how many Inch?

Centimeter cmInch in
0.01 cm => 0.00393 in
0.02 cm => 0.00787 in
0.03 cm => 0.01181 in
0.04 cm => 0.01574 in
0.05 cm => 0.01968 in
0.06 cm => 0.02362 in
0.07 cm => 0.02755 in
0.08 cm => 0.03149 in
0.09 cm => 0.03543 in
0.10 cm => 0.03937 in
0.20 cm => 0.07874 in
0.30 cm => 0.11811 in
0.40 cm => 0.15748 in
0.50 cm => 0.19685 in
0.60 cm => 0.23622 in
0.70 cm => 0.27559 in
0.80 cm => 0.31496 in
0.90 cm => 0.35433 in
1 cm => 0.39370 in
2 cm => 0.78740 in
3 cm => 1.18110 in
4 cm => 1.57480 in
5 cm => 1.96850 in
6 cm => 2.36220 in
7 cm => 2.75590 in
8 cm => 3.14960 in
9 cm => 3.54330 in
10 cm => 3.93700 in
20 cm => 7.87401 in
30 cm => 11.81102 in
40 cm => 15.74803 in
50 cm => 19.68503 in
60 cm => 23.62204 in
70 cm => 27.55905 in
80 cm => 31.49606 in
90 cm => 35.43307 in
100 cm => 39.37007 in
200 cm => 78.74015 in
300 cm => 118.11023 in
400 cm => 157.48031 in
500 cm => 196.85039 in
600 cm => 236.22047 in
700 cm => 275.59055 in
800 cm => 314.96063 in
900 cm => 354.33070 in
1 000 cm => 393.70078 in

Overview table: How many Inch are how many Centimeter?

Inch inCentimeter cm
0.01 in => 0.02540 cm
0.02 in => 0.05080 cm
0.03 in => 0.07620 cm
0.04 in => 0.10160 cm
0.05 in => 0.12700 cm
0.06 in => 0.15240 cm
0.07 in => 0.17780 cm
0.08 in => 0.20320 cm
0.09 in => 0.22860 cm
0.10 in => 0.25400 cm
0.20 in => 0.50800 cm
0.30 in => 0.76200 cm
0.40 in => 1.01600 cm
0.50 in => 1.27000 cm
0.60 in => 1.52400 cm
0.70 in => 1.77800 cm
0.80 in => 2.03200 cm
0.90 in => 2.28600 cm
1 in => 2.54000 cm
2 in => 5.08000 cm
3 in => 7.62000 cm
4 in => 10.16000 cm
5 in => 12.70000 cm
6 in => 15.24000 cm
7 in => 17.78000 cm
8 in => 20.32000 cm
9 in => 22.86000 cm
10 in => 25.40000 cm
20 in => 50.80000 cm
30 in => 76.20000 cm
40 in => 101.60000 cm
50 in => 127 cm
60 in => 152.40000 cm
70 in => 177.80000 cm
80 in => 203.20000 cm
90 in => 228.60000 cm
100 in => 254 cm
200 in => 508 cm
300 in => 762 cm
400 in => 1 016 cm
500 in => 1 270 cm
600 in => 1 524 cm
700 in => 1 778 cm
800 in => 2 032 cm
900 in => 2 286 cm
1 000 in => 2 540 cm

Source information

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Last update on November 22, 2020

The last changes in the "Units of length" category were implemented by Stefan Banse on November 22, 2020. The main changes were:

  • November 5, 2020: Publication of the Length converter
  • Editorial revision of all texts in this category