Meters to feet and inches conversion
Use this calculator to convert between meters, feet and inches (m, ft and in), all of which are units of length or height. A chart and explanation for how to convert between meters and feet is further down. Note that you can convert between feet and inches here.
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How many feet are in a meter/metre?
1 meter is equal to:
- 3.28084 feet
- 3 feet and 3.3701 inches
- 39.3701 inches
In the chart below, figures for feet are rounded to 3 decimal places, figures for feet & inches are rounded to 2 decimal places.
|Meters||Feet||Feet & Inches||Inches|
|0.1 m||0.328 ft||0 ft, 3.937 in||3.94 in|
|1 m||3.281 ft||3 ft, 3.37 in||39.37 in|
|2 m||6.562 ft||6 ft, 6.74 in||78.74 in|
|3 m||9.843 ft||9 ft, 10.11 in||118.11 in|
|4 m||13.123 ft||13 ft, 1.48 in||157.48 in|
|5 m||16.404 ft||16 ft, 4.85 in||196.85 in|
|6 m||19.685 ft||19 ft, 8.22 in||236.22 in|
|7 m||22.966 ft||22 ft, 11.59 in||275.59 in|
|8 m||26.247 ft||26 ft, 2.96 in||314.96 in|
|9 m||29.528 ft||29 ft, 6.33 in||354.33 in|
|10 m||32.808 ft||32 ft, 9.7 in||393.7 in|
|20 m||65.617 ft||65 ft, 7.4 in||787.4 in|
|30 m||98.425 ft||98 ft, 5.1 in||1181.1 in|
|40 m||131.234 ft||131 ft, 2.8 in||1574.8 in|
|50 m||164.042 ft||164 ft, 0.5 in||1968.5 in|
|60 m||196.85 ft||196 ft, 10.2 in||2362.2 in|
|70 m||229.659 ft||229 ft, 7.9 in||2755.91 in|
|80 m||262.467 ft||262 ft, 5.6 in||3149.61 in|
|90 m||295.276 ft||295 ft, 3.3 in||3543.31 in|
|100 m||328.084 ft||328 ft, 1 in||3937.01 in|
How to convert meters to feet
1 foot is exactly 0.3048 meters. To convert meters to feet, divide your figure by 0.3048. Take a look at the articles section for a feature on how many feet are in a meter.
As an example, let's say you have 5m of wrapping paper on a roll. The calculation will be: 5 ÷ 0.3048 = 16.404 ft.
How to convert feet to meters
To convert feet to meters, multiply your figure by 0.3048. Should you wish to convert from feet to meters in your head, divide your figure by 3 for a very rough approximation.
You can find a great article discussing how to convert lengths, with simple diagrams, on the Math Is Fun website.
To convert directly between meters and feet or meters and inches (plus many other units of length, distance and height), please use the length and distance converter. You will also find a converter for centimeters to feet and inches here.
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