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Centimeters and Inches Converter

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Use this calculator to convert quickly and easily between centimeters (cm) and inches (in). This converter gives the option to see results in fractions of an inch. A conversion chart is available below.


Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made in building this calculator, we are not to be held liable for any damages or monetary losses arising out of or in connection with the use of it. This tool is here purely as a service to you, please use it at your own risk. Full disclaimer. Do not use calculations for anything where loss of life, money, property, etc could result from inaccurate calculations.

How to convert cm to inches

As there are 2.54cm in an inch, you can convert your centimeter figure to inches by dividing your figure by 2.54 or multiplying by 0.3937007874. Should you wish to convert from inches to centimeters you can multiply by 2.54 (or use the inches to cm converter).

1cm = 0.3937007874 inches (1/2.54)

As an example, let's say you want to convert 50cm into inches. We can either multiply by 0.3937007874 or divide by 2.54. This gives us an answer of 19.685 inches.

cm to inches conversion chart

The chart below shows some popular conversions between centimeters and inches, rounded to a maximum of 4 decimal places.

Conversion of cm to inches
Centimeters Inches (decimal) Inches (fraction approx)
1cm 0.3937 in 25/64 inch
10cm 3.937 in 3 15/16
20cm 7.874 in 7 7/8
30cm 11.811 in 11 13/16
40cm 15.748 in 15 3/4
50cm 19.685 in 19 11/16
60cm 23.622 in 23 5/8
70cm 27.5591 in 27 9/16
80cm 31.4961 in 31 1/2
90cm 35.4331 in 35 7/16
100cm 39.3701 in 39 3/8
Note: fraction figures for inches are approximate.

The conversion tool on this page can help you convert between centimeters and inches. Should you wish to include feet in your calculation, give the cm, feet and inches converter a try. As an alternative, if you'd like to convert between millimeters and inches, you can find the mm to inches converter here.