# Convert Decades to Seconds

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

**Results in Seconds:**

## How to Convert Decades to Seconds

To convert a decade measurement to a second measurement, multiply the time by the conversion ratio. One decade is equal to 315,569,520 seconds, so use this simple formula to convert:

The time in seconds is equal to the decades multiplied by 315,569,520.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 decades to seconds using the formula above.

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

## Decades

The decade is a time period of 10 years.

## Seconds

The second has historically been defined as 1/60 of a minute or 1/86,400 of a day.
According the to SI definition, the second is the duration of 9,192,631,770 periods of the radiation corresponding to the transition between the two hyperfine levels of the unperturbed ground state of the caesium 133 atom.^{[1]}

The second is the SI base unit for time in the metric system. Seconds can be abbreviated as *sec*, for example 1 second can be written as 1 sec.

## Decade to Second Conversion Table

Decades | Seconds |
---|---|

0.00000001 | 3.1557 sec |

0.00000002 | 6.3114 sec |

0.00000003 | 9.4671 sec |

0.00000004 | 12.62 sec |

0.00000005 | 15.78 sec |

0.00000006 | 18.93 sec |

0.00000007 | 22.09 sec |

0.00000008 | 25.25 sec |

0.00000009 | 28.4 sec |

0.000000001 | 0.31557 sec |

0.00000001 | 3.1557 sec |

0.0000001 | 31.56 sec |

0.000001 | 315.57 sec |

0.00001 | 3,156 sec |

0.0001 | 31,557 sec |

0.001 | 315,570 sec |

0.01 | 3,155,695 sec |

0.1 | 31,556,952 sec |

1 | 315,569,520 sec |

## References

- International Bureau of Weights and Measures, The International System of Units, 9th Edition, 2019, https://www.bipm.org/utils/common/pdf/si-brochure/SI-Brochure-9.pdf