How many centimeters (cm) are there in an inch?
There are 2.54 centimeters in an inch, because one foot is defined as 30.48 centimeters and there are 12 inches in a foot, that makes 30.48 / 12 = 2.54 cm in an inch.
If you would like to convert from cm to inches and also get more information and access the tables please check cm to inches conversion page.
How to convert from inches to centimeters (cm)?
To convert from inches to centimeters, as a formula multiply the number of inches "x" by 2.54.
For example, to find out how many centimeters there are in an inch and a half, multiply 1.5 by 2.54, that makes 3.81 cm in 1.5 inches.
You may also use this length and distance units conversion tool to convert between inches, centimeters and all other length and distance units.
What is an Inch?
Inch is an imperial and US Customary length unit. 1 inch is about 2.5 times longer than a centimeter and equals to 2.54 centimeters and 25.4 millimeters. The abbreviation is "in".
What is a Centimeter (cm)?
Centimeter (centimetre) is a metric system length unit. There are 100 cm in a meter, 30.48 cm in a foot and 91.44 cm in a yard. The abbreviation is "cm".
The list for your reference:
1 Inch = 2.54 Centimeters
1 Centimeter = 0.393701 Inch
Inches to cm conversion:
1/8 inch = 0.3175 cm
1/4 inch = 0.635 cm
1/2 inch = 1.27 cm
1 inch = 2.54 cm
1.5 inches = 3.81 cm
2 inches = 5.08 cm
2.5 inches = 6.35 cm
3 inches = 7.62 cm
4 inches = 10.16 cm
5 inches = 12.7 cm
10 inches = 25.4 cm
To find out how many centimeters there are in "x" inches for all conversion values please check the table below. If the inches to cm conversion value that you are looking for is not listed in the conversion table, you may also create your own custom conversion table.
February 5, 2019