Meters to micrometers conversion table shows the most common values for the quick reference. Alternatively, you may use the converter to convert any other values.
1 Meter = 1 000 000 Micrometers
There are 1 000 000 (one million) micrometers in a meter because there are 10 decimeters in a meter, 10 centimeters in a decimeter, 10 millimeters in a centimeter and 1000 micrometers in a millimeter, that makes 10 * 10 * 10 * 1000 = 1 000 000 micrometers in a meter.
Meter is a metric system base length unit and defined as the length of the path travelled by light in vacuum during a time interval of 1/299,792,458 of a second. It is spelled as metre in Europe and also commonly mistaken for the device "meter". It equals to 3.2808399 feet, 39.3700787 inches. The abbreviation is "m".
Micrometer is a metric unit and usually used for precise measurement of small distances in engineering and machining. The abbreviation is "µm".
If scroll down, you may also create and print your own custom conversion table create your table.