# Convert Meters to Centimeters

Enter the length in meters below to get the value converted to centimeters.

**Results in Centimeters:**

## How to Convert Meters to Centimeters

Convert meters to centimeters with this simple formula:

Converting a meter length measurement to a centimeter measurement involves multiplying the length by the conversion ratio to find the result. One meter is equal to 100 centimeters, so to convert simply multiply by 100.

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

Our inch fraction calculator can add meters and centimeters together and it also automatically converts the results to US customary, imperial and SI metric values.

Meters and centimeters are both units used to measure length.
Learn more about length and
find more length measurement conversion calculators.
Meters are a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as *m*, for example 1 m.
Centimeters are a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as *cm*, for example 1 cm.
Learn more about the metric system, including the common unit prefixes and how to convert between metric units.

Internationally the centimeter is actually spelled centimetre and it's equal to 10 millimeters, .01 meters, or .393701 inches. Metric rulers have 30 cm and they are the larger measurement. A standard pencil is just about 1cm thick, and can be used to get a rough idea of the size of a centimeter.

The meter is the primary unit of length in the metric system. It's equal to 100 centimeters or 39.37 inches.
Internationally it is actually spelled *metre*. It was first defined 1793 as ^{1}/_{10,000,000} the length from the equator to
the North Pole. The current definition of a meter, adopted
in 1983, is the distance light travels in ^{1}/_{299,792,458} seconds and was adopted to in 1983.

We recommend using a ruler or tape measure for measuring length, which can be found at a local retailer or home center. Rulers are available in imperial, metric, or combination with both values, so make sure you get the correct type for your needs. If you need a ruler you can also download and print our free printable rulers which include both imperial and metric measurements.

## Meter Measurements and Equivalent Centimeter Conversions

Meters | Centimeters |
---|---|

1 m | 100 cm |

2 m | 200 cm |

3 m | 300 cm |

4 m | 400 cm |

5 m | 500 cm |

6 m | 600 cm |

7 m | 700 cm |

8 m | 800 cm |

9 m | 900 cm |

10 m | 1,000 cm |

11 m | 1,100 cm |

12 m | 1,200 cm |

13 m | 1,300 cm |

14 m | 1,400 cm |

15 m | 1,500 cm |

16 m | 1,600 cm |

17 m | 1,700 cm |

18 m | 1,800 cm |

19 m | 1,900 cm |

20 m | 2,000 cm |

21 m | 2,100 cm |

22 m | 2,200 cm |

23 m | 2,300 cm |

24 m | 2,400 cm |

25 m | 2,500 cm |

26 m | 2,600 cm |

27 m | 2,700 cm |

28 m | 2,800 cm |

29 m | 2,900 cm |

30 m | 3,000 cm |

31 m | 3,100 cm |

32 m | 3,200 cm |

33 m | 3,300 cm |

34 m | 3,400 cm |

35 m | 3,500 cm |

36 m | 3,600 cm |

37 m | 3,700 cm |

38 m | 3,800 cm |

39 m | 3,900 cm |

40 m | 4,000 cm |

## More Meter Length Conversions

**US Customary & Imperial Units**

- Convert to Miles
- 1 m is equal to 0.000621 miles
- Convert to Yards
- 1 m is equal to 1.093613 yards
- Convert to Feet
- 1 m is equal to 3.28084 feet
- Convert to Inches
- 1 m is equal to 39.370079 inches

**SI Units**

- Convert to Kilometers
- 1 m is equal to 0.001 kilometers
- Convert to Millimeters
- 1 m is equal to 1,000 millimeters
- Convert to Micrometers
- 1 m is equal to 1,000,000 micrometers
- Convert to Nanometers
- 1 m is equal to 1,000,000,000 nanometers