Centuries to Seconds Converter

Enter the time in centuries below to get the value converted to seconds.


Result in Seconds:

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1 c = 3,155,695,200 s

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How to Convert Centuries to Seconds

To convert a measurement in centuries to a measurement in seconds, multiply the time by the following conversion ratio: 3,155,695,200 seconds/century.

Since one century is equal to 3,155,695,200 seconds, you can use this simple formula to convert:

seconds = centuries × 3,155,695,200

The time in seconds is equal to the time in centuries multiplied by 3,155,695,200.

For example, here's how to convert 5 centuries to seconds using the formula above.
seconds = (5 c × 3,155,695,200) = 15,778,476,000 s

How Many Seconds Are in a Century?

There are 3,155,695,200 seconds in a century, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 c = 3,155,695,200 s

Centuries and seconds are both units used to measure time. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

What Is a Century?

The century is a time period of 100 years. The word century is derived from the Latin word centum, meaning hundred.[1]

Centuries can be abbreviated as c; for example, 1 century can be written as 1 c.

Learn more about centuries.

What Is a Second?

The second has historically been defined as 1/60 of a minute or 1/86,400 of a day. According to the SI definition, the second is the duration of 9,192,631,770 oscillations of the frequency of light emitted from the atomic transition between the two hyperfine levels of the unperturbed ground state of the caesium 133 atom.[2]

The second is the SI base unit for time in the metric system. Seconds can be abbreviated as s, and are also sometimes abbreviated as sec. For example, 1 second can be written as 1 s or 1 sec.

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Century to Second Conversion Table

Table showing various century measurements converted to seconds.
Centuries Seconds
0.000000001 c 3.1557 s
0.000000002 c 6.3114 s
0.000000003 c 9.4671 s
0.000000004 c 12.62 s
0.000000005 c 15.78 s
0.000000006 c 18.93 s
0.000000007 c 22.09 s
0.000000008 c 25.25 s
0.000000009 c 28.4 s
0.0000000001 c 0.31557 s
0.000000001 c 3.1557 s
0.00000001 c 31.56 s
0.0000001 c 315.57 s
0.000001 c 3,156 s
0.00001 c 31,557 s
0.0001 c 315,570 s
0.001 c 3,155,695 s
0.01 c 31,556,952 s
0.1 c 315,569,520 s
1 c 3,155,695,200 s


  1. Merriam-Webster, Century Definition & Meaning, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/century
  2. International Bureau of Weights and Measures, The International System of Units, 9th Edition, 2019, https://www.bipm.org/documents/20126/41483022/SI-Brochure-9-EN.pdf

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