Convert Micrometers to Kilometers

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1 µm = 1.0E-9 km

How to Convert Micrometers to Kilometers Using an Easy Conversion Formula

Tape measures can be used to measure units of length, and a calculator can be used to convert to another unit

Convert micrometers to kilometers with this simple formula:

kilometers = micrometers × 1.0E-9

Converting a micrometer length measurement to a kilometer measurement involves multiplying your length by the conversion ratio to find the result. A micrometer is equal to 1.0E-9 kilometers, so to convert simply multiply by 1.0E-9.

For example:
5 µm = (5 × 1.0E-9) = 5.0E-9 km

Micrometers and kilometers are both units used to measure length. Learn more about length and find more length measurement conversion calculators. A micrometer is a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as µm, for example 1 µm. A kilometer is a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as km, for example 1 km. Learn more about the metric system, including the common unit prefixes and how to convert between metric units.

A human hair is 40-50 micrometers thick or 0.000001 meters, making this a very small unit of measure. The micrometer is often referred to as a micron and internationally it is spelled micrometre.

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.

micrometers and kilometers are units used to measure length
Convert Kilometers to Micrometers

Micrometer Measurements and Equivalent Kilometer Conversions

Common micrometer values converted to the equivalent kilometer value
Micrometers Kilometers
1 µm 0.0000000010 km
2 µm 0.0000000020 km
3 µm 0.0000000030 km
4 µm 0.0000000040 km
5 µm 0.0000000050 km
6 µm 0.0000000060 km
7 µm 0.0000000070 km
8 µm 0.0000000080 km
9 µm 0.0000000090 km
10 µm 0.000000010 km
11 µm 0.000000011 km
12 µm 0.000000012 km
13 µm 0.000000013 km
14 µm 0.000000014 km
15 µm 0.000000015 km
16 µm 0.000000016 km
17 µm 0.000000017 km
18 µm 0.000000018 km
19 µm 0.000000019 km
20 µm 0.000000020 km
21 µm 0.000000021 km
22 µm 0.000000022 km
23 µm 0.000000023 km
24 µm 0.000000024 km
25 µm 0.000000025 km
26 µm 0.000000026 km
27 µm 0.000000027 km
28 µm 0.000000028 km
29 µm 0.000000029 km
30 µm 0.000000030 km
31 µm 0.000000031 km
32 µm 0.000000032 km
33 µm 0.000000033 km
34 µm 0.000000034 km
35 µm 0.000000035 km
36 µm 0.000000036 km
37 µm 0.000000037 km
38 µm 0.000000038 km
39 µm 0.000000039 km
40 µm 0.000000040 km

More Length Conversions

Convert to Miles Length
1 µm is equal to 6.2137E-10 miles
Convert to Yards Length
1 µm is equal to 1.0936E-6 yards
Convert to Feet Length
1 µm is equal to 3.2808E-6 feet
Convert to Inches Length
1 µm is equal to 3.937E-5 inches
Convert to Meters Length
1 µm is equal to 1.0E-6 meters
Convert to Centimeters Length
1 µm is equal to 0.0001 centimeters
Convert to Millimeters Length
1 µm is equal to 0.001 millimeters
Convert to Nanometers Length
1 µm is equal to 1,000 nanometers