Here you can convert the Time unit Minute into the unit Second and vice versa you can convert Second into Minute. By clicking the "Swap units" icon, you will always obtain the desired conversion in the calculation result, i.e., min to s or s to min. With the following calculator you can also calculate any other Time unit.
Info about "Minute"
The minute (min) is not part of the SI International System of Units, but it is approved for use with the SI. The minute is derived from the base unit second. This makes it a legal unit of measurement.
Therefore, 1 minute equals 60 seconds, or 1 second equals 0.0166667 minutes.
After the day had already been divided into 24 units in ancient Egypt, Greek astronomers began 2000 years to divide each of these 24 units into 60 units using the Babylonian sexagesimal system. These 60 units were known as the "diminished part" (Latin: pars minuta), and this led to the term called “minute”. The “minutes” were again subdivided into 60 subunits (i.e., a "second diminished part" (Latin: pars minuta secunda), which in turn is termed "second". Therefore, the minute was defined astronomically as one-60th of an hour, and thus as one-60th of one-24th of a day.
It is now known that the earth's rotation slightly slows down, so the astronomical days always become minimally longer. The basic unit of time (the second) is now measured by atomic clocks, which are more accurate than the astronomical day. Therefore, a leap second must be added every 2 to 5 years in order to synchronise the atomic clocks with the earth's rotation again. As a result, a calendar minute then lasts 61 seconds.
Info about "Second"
The second (s) is the base unit of time in the International System of Units (SI). Therefore, the second is the physical unit of time measurement.
All other units of time are derived from the second (e.g., 1 minute = 60 seconds, 1 second = 1,000 milliseconds).
Until the middle of the 20th century, the second was defined as the sixtieth part of a minute of the day divided into 24 hours of 60 minutes. Since the rotation of the earth was assumed to be uniform, the length of a day and that of a second always appeared to be the same. It was not until 1934 that the long-held assumption that the Earth's rotation is not uniform was proven. As a result of magma displacements beneath the Earth's mantle and tidal friction, the Earth's rotation gradually slows down and thus the astronomical length of the day becomes longer. It turned out that the continuously improved quartz clocks provided a more consistent measure of time than the Earth's rotation. For this reason, a leap second is now added every 2 to 5 years to synchronise all clocks with the day, which always becomes a few fractions of a second longer.
Since 1967, the second has been defined as 9,192,631,770 times the period of a microwave, which resonates with a selected transition between two energy levels in the cesium atomic resonance. Therefore, it is called the atomic second Based on this definition. Atomic clocks are based on the exact measurement of this transition, and thus supersede quartz clocks in terms of accuracy.
Basis for conversion Minute (min) to Second (s) and vice versa
The abbreviation for the "Time unit Minute" is min. The abbreviation for the "Time unit Second" is s.
Formula for the conversion of Minute (min) to Second (s) and vice versa
The calculation from Minute to Second shall be made using the following conversion formula:
Conversion formula Minute to Second |
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Determine the number of Second from Minute Minute × 60 |
Formula for the conversion of Second (s) to Minute (min)
The calculation from Second to Minute shall be made using the following conversion formula:
Conversion formula Second to Minute |
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Determine the number of Minute from Second Second × 0.016666666666667 |
Overview table : How many Minute are in a Second ?
Minute min ⇒ Second s |
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0.01 min are 0.60000 s |
0.02 min are 1.20000 s |
0.03 min are 1.80000 s |
0.04 min are 2.40000 s |
0.05 min are 3 s |
0.06 min are 3.60000 s |
0.07 min are 4.20000 s |
0.08 min are 4.80000 s |
0.09 min are 5.40000 s |
0.10 min are 6 s |
0.20 min are 12 s |
0.30 min are 18 s |
0.40 min are 24 s |
0.50 min are 30 s |
0.60 min are 36 s |
0.70 min are 42 s |
0.80 min are 48 s |
0.90 min are 54 s |
1 min corresponds to 60 s |
2 min are 120 s |
3 min are 180 s |
4 min are 240 s |
5 min are 300 s |
6 min are 360 s |
7 min are 420 s |
8 min are 480 s |
9 min are 540 s |
10 min are 600 s |
20 min are 1 200 s |
30 min are 1 800 s |
40 min are 2 400 s |
50 min are 3 000 s |
60 min are 3 600 s |
70 min are 4 200 s |
80 min are 4 800 s |
90 min are 5 400 s |
100 min are 6 000 s |
200 min are 12 000 s |
300 min are 18 000 s |
400 min are 24 000 s |
500 min are 30 000 s |
600 min are 36 000 s |
700 min are 42 000 s |
800 min are 48 000 s |
900 min are 54 000 s |
1 000 min are 60 000 s |
Overview table : How many Second are in a Minute ?
Second s ⇒ Minute min |
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0.01 s are 0.00016 min |
0.02 s are 0.00033 min |
0.03 s are 0.00050 min |
0.04 s are 0.00066 min |
0.05 s are 0.00083 min |
0.06 s are 0.00100 min |
0.07 s are 0.00116 min |
0.08 s are 0.00133 min |
0.09 s are 0.00150 min |
0.10 s are 0.00166 min |
0.20 s are 0.00333 min |
0.30 s are 0.00500 min |
0.40 s are 0.00666 min |
0.50 s are 0.00833 min |
0.60 s are 0.01000 min |
0.70 s are 0.01166 min |
0.80 s are 0.01333 min |
0.90 s are 0.01500 min |
1 s corresponds to 0.01666 min |
2 s are 0.03333 min |
3 s are 0.05000 min |
4 s are 0.06666 min |
5 s are 0.08333 min |
6 s are 0.10000 min |
7 s are 0.11666 min |
8 s are 0.13333 min |
9 s are 0.15000 min |
10 s are 0.16666 min |
20 s are 0.33333 min |
30 s are 0.50000 min |
40 s are 0.66666 min |
50 s are 0.83333 min |
60 s are 1 min |
70 s are 1.16666 min |
80 s are 1.33333 min |
90 s are 1.50000 min |
100 s are 1.66666 min |
200 s are 3.33333 min |
300 s are 5 min |
400 s are 6.66666 min |
500 s are 8.33333 min |
600 s are 10 min |
700 s are 11.66666 min |
800 s are 13.33333 min |
900 s are 15 min |
1 000 s are 16.66666 min |
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Last update on February 19, 2023
The pages of the 'Time units' category were last editorially reviewed by Stefan Banse on February 19, 2023. They all correspond to the current status.
Previous changes on April 24, 2021
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