Centimeters (cm) to inches conversion factor is 0.393700787. To find out how many inches in centimeters, multiply by the conversion factor or use the converter. If scroll down, you may also create and print your own custom conversion table create your table.
1 Centimeter = 0.393700787 Inches
There are 0.393700787 inches in a centimeter, because there are 12 inches in a foot and one foot is defined as 30.48 centimeters, that makes 12 / 30.48 = 0.393700787 inches in a centimeter.
For example, to find out how many inches there are in a centimeter and a half, multiply the centimeter value by the conversion factor, that makes 1.5 cm * 0.393700787 = 0.59 inches in a centimeter and a half.
Centimeter (centimetre) is a metric system length unit. In SI system, "centi" prefix means a factor of 1/100 and that makes a centimeter equals to 0.01 meter. The abbreviation is "cm".
Inch is an imperial and US customary system length unit. It equals to 1/12 of a foot or 1/36 of a yard. The abbreviation is "in".