Hectopascals to Pounds per Square Foot Converter

Enter the pressure in hectopascals below to get the value converted to pounds per square foot.


Result in Pounds per Square Foot:

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1 hPa = 2.088546 psf

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How to Convert Hectopascals to Pounds per Square Foot

To convert a measurement in hectopascals to a measurement in pounds per square foot, multiply the pressure by the following conversion ratio: 2.088546 pounds per square foot/hectopascal.

Since one hectopascal is equal to 2.088546 pounds per square foot, you can use this simple formula to convert:

pounds per square foot = hectopascals × 2.088546

The pressure in pounds per square foot is equal to the pressure in hectopascals multiplied by 2.088546.

For example, here's how to convert 5 hectopascals to pounds per square foot using the formula above.
pounds per square foot = (5 hPa × 2.088546) = 10.442728 psf

Hectopascals and pounds per square foot are both units used to measure pressure. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

What Is a Hectopascal?

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.

Learn more about hectopascals.

What Are Pounds per Square Foot?

One pound per square foot is the pressure of equal to one pound-force per square foot.

The pound per square foot is a US customary and imperial unit of pressure. Pounds per square foot can be abbreviated as psf; for example, 1 pound per square foot can be written as 1 psf.

PSF can be expressed using the formula:
1 psf = 1 lbf / ft2

Pressure in pounds per square foot are equal to the pound-force divided by the area in square feet.

Learn more about pounds per square foot.

Hectopascal to Pound per Square Foot Conversion Table

Table showing various hectopascal measurements converted to pounds per square foot.
Hectopascals Pounds Per Square Foot
1 hPa 2.0885 psf
2 hPa 4.1771 psf
3 hPa 6.2656 psf
4 hPa 8.3542 psf
5 hPa 10.44 psf
6 hPa 12.53 psf
7 hPa 14.62 psf
8 hPa 16.71 psf
9 hPa 18.8 psf
10 hPa 20.89 psf
11 hPa 22.97 psf
12 hPa 25.06 psf
13 hPa 27.15 psf
14 hPa 29.24 psf
15 hPa 31.33 psf
16 hPa 33.42 psf
17 hPa 35.51 psf
18 hPa 37.59 psf
19 hPa 39.68 psf
20 hPa 41.77 psf
21 hPa 43.86 psf
22 hPa 45.95 psf
23 hPa 48.04 psf
24 hPa 50.13 psf
25 hPa 52.21 psf
26 hPa 54.3 psf
27 hPa 56.39 psf
28 hPa 58.48 psf
29 hPa 60.57 psf
30 hPa 62.66 psf
31 hPa 64.74 psf
32 hPa 66.83 psf
33 hPa 68.92 psf
34 hPa 71.01 psf
35 hPa 73.1 psf
36 hPa 75.19 psf
37 hPa 77.28 psf
38 hPa 79.36 psf
39 hPa 81.45 psf
40 hPa 83.54 psf

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