Convert Centimeters to Feet & Inches
Enter the length in centimeters below to get the value converted to feet.
1 cm = 0' 0 25/64"
How to Convert Centimeters to Feet
Convert centimeters to feet with this simple formula:
Converting a centimeter length measurement to a foot measurement involves multiplying the length by the conversion ratio to find the result. One centimeter is equal to 0.032808 feet, so to convert simply multiply by 0.032808.
Our inch fraction calculator can add centimeters and feet together and it also automatically converts the results to US customary, imperial and SI metric values.
Centimeters and feet are both units used to measure length. Learn more about length and find more length measurement conversion calculators. Centimeters are a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as cm, for example 1 cm. Feet are an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as ft, for example 1 ft. Learn more about the metric system, including the common unit prefixes and how to convert between metric units.
Internationally the centimeter is actually spelled centimetre and it's equal to 10 millimeters, .01 meters, or .393701 inches. Metric rulers have 30 cm and they are the larger measurement. A standard pencil is just about 1cm thick, and can be used to get a rough idea of the size of a centimeter.
The foot has been used throughout history to measure length but the actual length varied. In the US it has always been equal to 12 inches and 1/3 of a yard. The standard 12" ruler can be used to measure a foot. In 1959 the world agreed that the yard would be equal to .9144 meters, hence a foot is equal to .3048 meters. In some cases you may need a linear footage measurement, which is simply the value of a length in feet, learn more.
We recommend using a ruler or tape measure for measuring length, which can be found at a local retailer or home center. Rulers are available in imperial, metric, or combination with both values, so make sure you get the correct type for your needs. If you need a ruler you can also download and print our free printable rulers which include both imperial and metric measurements.
Centimeter Measurements and Equivalent Foot Conversions
More Centimeter Length Conversions
- Convert to Miles
- 1 cm is equal to 6.2137E-6 miles
- Convert to Yards
- 1 cm is equal to 0.010936 yards
- Convert to Inches
- 1 cm is equal to 0.393701 inches