Convert Hectopascals to Bars

Enter the pressure in hectopascals below to get the value converted to bars.

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1 hPa = 0.001 bar

How to Convert Hectopascals to Bars

Calculators can be used to convert measurements from one unit to another

To convert a hectopascal measurement to a bar measurement, multiply the pressure by the conversion ratio. One hectopascal is equal to 0.001 bars, so use this simple formula to convert:

bars = hectopascals × 0.001

The pressure in bars is equal to the hectopascals multiplied by 0.001.

For example, here's how to convert 5 hectopascals to bars using the formula above.
5 hPa = (5 × 0.001) = 0.005 bar

Hectopascals and bars are both units used to measure pressure. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Hectopascals

The hectopascal is equal to 100 pascals, which are defined as the pressure of one newton per square meter. The hectopascal is the internationally adopted unit used to measure atmospheric pressure.

The hectopascal is a multiple of the pascal, which is the SI derived unit for pressure. In the metric system, "hecto" is the prefix for 102. Hectopascals can be abbreviated as hPa, for example 1 hectopascal can be written as 1 hPa.

Bars

The bar is equal to 100,000 pascals, which are defined as the pressure of one newton per square meter. One bar is just less than the average atmospheric pressure.

The bar is a non-SI metric unit for pressure. Bars can be abbreviated as bar, for example 1 bar can be written as 1 bar.

Hectopascal Measurements and Equivalent Bar Conversions

Common hectopascal values converted to the equivalent bar value
Hectopascals Bars
1 hPa 0.001 bar
2 hPa 0.002 bar
3 hPa 0.003 bar
4 hPa 0.004 bar
5 hPa 0.005 bar
6 hPa 0.006 bar
7 hPa 0.007 bar
8 hPa 0.008 bar
9 hPa 0.009 bar
10 hPa 0.01 bar
11 hPa 0.011 bar
12 hPa 0.012 bar
13 hPa 0.013 bar
14 hPa 0.014 bar
15 hPa 0.015 bar
16 hPa 0.016 bar
17 hPa 0.017 bar
18 hPa 0.018 bar
19 hPa 0.019 bar
20 hPa 0.02 bar
21 hPa 0.021 bar
22 hPa 0.022 bar
23 hPa 0.023 bar
24 hPa 0.024 bar
25 hPa 0.025 bar
26 hPa 0.026 bar
27 hPa 0.027 bar
28 hPa 0.028 bar
29 hPa 0.029 bar
30 hPa 0.03 bar
31 hPa 0.031 bar
32 hPa 0.032 bar
33 hPa 0.033 bar
34 hPa 0.034 bar
35 hPa 0.035 bar
36 hPa 0.036 bar
37 hPa 0.037 bar
38 hPa 0.038 bar
39 hPa 0.039 bar
40 hPa 0.04 bar

More Hectopascal Pressure Conversions

Convert to Pascals
1 hPa is equal to 100 pascals
Convert to Atmospheres
1 hPa is equal to 0.000987 atmospheres
Convert to Millibars
1 hPa is equal to 1 millibars
Convert to Kilograms Per Square Centimeter
1 hPa is equal to 0.00102 kilograms per square centimeter
Convert to Kilograms Per Square Meter
1 hPa is equal to 10.197162 kilograms per square meter
Convert to Pounds Per Square Inch
1 hPa is equal to 0.014504 pounds per square inch
Convert to Pounds Per Square Foot
1 hPa is equal to 2.088546 pounds per square foot
Convert to Torr
1 hPa is equal to 0.750062 torr