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Cm to Feet Converter

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Use our calculator to convert between cm and feet for height, length or distance measurements. You can also use our reference chart of common conversions and read about how to convert. Here's what's on this page...

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Centimeters Feet
1 cm 0.03281 ft
10 cm 0.32808 ft
20 cm 0.65617 ft
30 cm 0.98425 ft
40 cm 1.31234 ft
50 cm 1.64042 ft
Feet Ft + in Centimeters
5 feet. 5 in 5' 5" 165.1 cm
5 feet. 6 in 5' 6" 167.64 cm
5 feet. 7 in 5' 7" 170.18 cm
5 feet. 8 in 5' 8" 172.72 cm
5 feet. 9 in 5' 9" 175.26 cm
5 feet. 10 in 5' 10" 177.8 cm
5 feet. 11 in 5' 11" 180.34 cm
6 feet 6' 182.88 cm
Note: conversions are rounded to 2 decimal places.

Full charts are available further down the page, and we also have a height comparison chart here.

How to convert cm to feet

The formula for converting centimeters to feet is:

Feet = Cm ÷ 30.48

The formula for converting centimeters to feet AND inches is:

Whole feet = floor(Cm ÷ 30.48)
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Inches = (Cm ÷ 30.48 - Whole feet) × 12

Formula for converting cm to feet

Conversion methodology

To convert centimeters to feet, divide your cm figure by 30.48. To convert to feet and inches, divide your cm figure by 30.48 to get your feet and then multiply the remainder decimal by 12 to get your inches.

Example conversion

Example: Mabel is 171cm tall. She wants to know how tall she is in feet and inches. She can calculate as follows:

  1. Height in feet = 171 ÷ 30.48 = 5.61 feet.
  2. There are 12 inches in a foot. Her height remainder in inches = 0.61 feet * 12 = 7.32 inches.
  3. Mabel's height is 5 feet 7.32 inches (5'7").

Cm and feet conversion charts

Cm to feet conversions
Centimeters Feet Feet and inches
160 cm 5.25 ft 5 ft. 3 in
161 cm 5.28 ft 5 ft. 3.4 in
162 cm 5.31 ft 5 ft. 3.8 in
163 cm 5.35 ft 5 ft. 4.2 in
164 cm 5.38 ft 5 ft. 4.6 in
165 cm 5.41 ft 5 ft. 5 in
166 cm 5.45 ft 5 ft. 5.4 in
167 cm 5.48 ft 5 ft. 5.7 in
168 cm 5.51 ft 5 ft. 6.1 in
169 cm 5.54 ft 5 ft. 6.5 in
170 cm 5.58 ft 5 ft. 6.9 in
171 cm 5.61 ft 5 ft. 7.3 in
172 cm 5.64 ft 5 ft. 7.7 in
173 cm 5.68 ft 5 ft. 8.1 in
174 cm 5.71 ft 5 ft. 8.5 in
175 cm 5.74 ft 5 ft. 8.9 in
176 cm 5.77 ft 5 ft. 9.3 in
177 cm 5.81 ft 5 ft. 9.7 in
178 cm 5.84 ft 5 ft. 10.1 in
179 cm 5.87 ft 5 ft. 10.5 in
180 cm 5.91 ft 5 ft. 10.9 in
181 cm 5.94 ft 5 ft. 11.3 in
182 cm 5.97 ft 5 ft. 11.7 in
183 cm 6 ft 6 ft. 0 in
184 cm 6.04 ft 6 ft. 0.4 in
185 cm 6.07 ft 6 ft. 0.8 in
186 cm 6.1 ft 6 ft. 1.2 in
187 cm 6.14 ft 6 ft. 1.6 in
188 cm 6.17 ft 6 ft. 2 in
189 cm 6.2 ft 6 ft. 2.4 in
190 cm 6.23 ft 6 ft. 2.8 in
191 cm 6.27 ft 6 ft. 3.2 in
192 cm 6.3 ft 6 ft. 3.6 in
193 cm 6.33 ft 6 ft. 4 in
194 cm 6.36 ft 6 ft. 4.4 in
195 cm 6.4 ft 6 ft. 4.8 in
196 cm 6.43 ft 6 ft. 5.2 in
197 cm 6.46 ft 6 ft. 5.6 in
198 cm 6.5 ft 6 ft. 6 in
199 cm 6.53 ft 6 ft. 6.3 in
200 cm 6.56 ft 6 ft. 6.7 in
Note: conversions are rounded to max 1 decimal place.
Feet to cm conversions
Feet and inches Feet Centimeters
5 ft. 0 in 5 ft 152.4 cm
5 ft. 1 in 5.08 ft 154.94 cm
5 ft. 2 in 5.17 ft 157.48 cm
5 ft. 3 in 5.25 ft 160.02 cm
5 ft. 4 in 5.33 ft 162.56 cm
5 ft. 5 in 5.42 ft 165.1 cm
5 ft. 6 in 5.5 ft 167.64 cm
5 ft. 7 in 5.58 ft 170.18 cm
5 ft. 8 in 5.67 ft 172.72 cm
5 ft. 9 in 5.75 ft 175.26 cm
5 ft. 10 in 5.83 ft 177.8 cm
5 ft. 11 in 5.92 ft 180.34 cm
6 ft. 0 in 6 ft 182.88 cm
6 ft. 1 in 6.08 ft 185.42 cm
6 ft. 2 in 6.17 ft 187.96 cm
6 ft. 3 in 6.25 ft 190.5 cm
6 ft. 4 in 6.33 ft 193.04 cm
6 ft. 5 in 6.42 ft 195.58 cm
6 ft. 6 in 6.5 ft 198.12 cm
6 ft. 7 in 6.58 ft 200.66 cm
6 ft. 8 in 6.67 ft 203.2 cm
6 ft. 9 in 6.75 ft 205.74 cm
6 ft. 10 in 6.83 ft 208.28 cm
6 ft. 11 in 6.92 ft 210.82 cm
Note: conversions are rounded to 2 decimal places.

What is 180cm in feet and inches?

180cm is equal to 5 feet and 11 inches (5'11"), rounded to the nearest inch. There are 30.48 centimeters in one foot.

How to convert feet to cm

To convert feet to centimeters, multiply your feet figure by 30.48 (cm = feet × 30.48). To convert from feet and inches, convert your feet figure to inches first (multiply it by 12), add on the inches remainder and then multiply the result by 2.54.

Example conversion

Example: James is 5ft 10 inches tall. He wants to know how tall he is in centimeters. He can calculate as follows:

  1. Height in inches only = (5 feet × 12) + 10 = 70 inches.
  2. Height in cm = 70 inches × 2.54 = 177.8cm.
  3. James is 177.8cm tall.

How many cm is 5'7"?

5 feet 7 inches is equal to 170.18 centimeters. As there are 2.54 cm in an inch, we can calculate it by converting to inches first: [(5 × 12)+7] × 2.54 = 170.18cm.

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