Centimeters to meters (cm to m) conversion factor is 0.01. To find out how many meters in centimeters, multiply the meter (metre) value by the conversion factor.
1 Centimeter = 0.01 (1/100) Meters
Centimeter is a metric length unit and used widely in daily measurements. The prefix "centi" denotes a factor of one hundredth of the base length unit of metric system (metre). The abbreviation is "cm".
Meter (metre in British English) is a metric system base unit of length 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. The abbreviation is "m".