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.
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 and it equals to 2.54 centimeters, 25.4 millimeters, 1/12 of a foot and 1/36 of a yard. The abbreviation is "in".
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