Convert Circles to Degrees
Enter your circle value in the form below to get the value calculated in degrees.
How to Convert Circles to Degrees Using an Easy Conversion Formula
Converting a circle angle measurement to a degree measurement involves multiplying your angle by the conversion ratio to find the result. A circle is equal to 360 degrees, so to convert simply multiply by 360.
Circles and degrees are both units used to measure angle. Learn more about angle and find more angle measurement conversion calculators. A circle is an angle measurement and can be abbreviated as cir, for example 1cir. A degree is an angle measurement and can be abbreviated as °, for example 1°.
There are 360 degrees in a revolution, or circle. 360 has 24 divisors, and is easily divided by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 15, 18, 20, 24, 30, 36, 40, 45, 60, 72, 90, 120 and 180. This makes it a fairly easy number to work with. There are also 360 days in the Persian calendar year, and many theorize that early astronomers used 1 degree per day. Protractors are commonly used to measure angles in degrees. They are semi-circle or full-circle devices with degree markings allowing a user to measure an angle in degrees. Learn more about how to use a protractor or download a printable protractor.
A circle is the equivalent of 1 revolution around a circle, or 360°.
Circle Measurements and Equivalent Degree Conversions