# What is 5 feet 8 inches in cm?

Five feet eight inches (5'8") is equal to **172.72 cm**. This is because there are 30.48 cm in a foot.

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, the
measured average height for men in the United States is 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm).
The average height for women is 5 feet 4 inches (162 cm). ^{1}

An American man with a height of 5 feet 8 inches falls into the 25th percentile range. An American woman of this height falls into the
95th percentile range. ^{2}

## 5' 8" to cm

If you're wondering how tall someone of 5 feet 8 inches is, the table below might help you. You can see a full height chart here.

Feet and inches | Centimeters | Meters | |
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5 feet 3 inches | 160.02 cm | 1.6 m | |

5 feet 4 inches | 162.56 cm | 1.63 m | |

5 feet 5 inches | 165.1 cm | 1.65 m | |

5 feet 6 inches | 167.64 cm | 1.68 m | |

5 feet 7 inches | 170.18 cm | 1.7 m | |

5 feet 8 inches | 172.72 cm | 1.73 m | |

5 feet 9 inches | 175.26 cm | 1.75 m | |

5 feet 10 inches | 177.8 cm | 1.78 m | |

5 feet 11 inches | 180.34 cm | 1.8 m | |

6 feet 0 inches | 182.88 cm | 1.83 m | |

6 feet 1 inches | 185.42 cm | 1.85 m | |

Conversions rounded to max 2 decimal places. |

## Convert another height to cm

Use our calculator below to convert another height from feet and inches to cm. This is part of our full cm to feet and inches converter.

Page references:

- Body Measurements. National Center for Health Statistics
- Anthropometric Reference Data for Children and Adults: United States, 2015–2018. Tables 9, 11. National Center for Health Statistics