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

Convert Millimeters to Feet

Convert from millimeters to feet with this simple formula:
feet = millimeters × 0.003281
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1 Millimeter = 0.003281 Feet

Learn How to Convert Millimeters to Feet Using our Conversion Formula

Converting a millimeter length measurement to a foot measurement involves multiplying your length by the conversion ratio to find the result. A millimeter is equal to 0.003281 feet, so to convert simply multiply by 0.003281.

For example, 5mm = (5 × 0.003281) = 0.016404'.

Our inch fraction calculator can add millimeters and feet together and it also automatically converts the results to both imperial and metric values.

Millimeters and feet are both units used to measure length. Learn more about length and find more length measurement conversion calculators. A millimeter is a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as mm, for example 1mm. A foot is an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as ft, for example 1ft. Learn more about the metric system, including the common unit prefixes and how to convert between metric units.

Millimeter is spelled millimetre internationally, and it is equal in length to .1 centimeters, 1000 micrometers, or 5/127 inch. They are represented by the smallest ticks on most metric rulers. To get a reference point of the size, the thickness of a dime is 1.35mm.

To get an idea of how small a millimeter is, a dime is 1.35mm thick.

The foot has been used throughout history to measure length but the actual length varied. In the US it has always been equal to 12 inches and 1/3 of a yard. The standard 12" ruler can be used to measure a foot. In 1959 the world agreed that the yard would be equal to .9144 meters, hence a foot is equal to .3048 meters. In some cases you may need a linear footage measurement, which is simply the value of a length in feet, learn more.

A typical ruler has 12", equal to 1'.

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.

millimeters and feet are units used to measure length
Convert Feet to Millimeters

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1mm is equal to 6.2137E-7 miles
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1mm is equal to 0.001094 yards
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1mm is equal to 0.03937 inches
Convert to Kilometers Length
1mm is equal to 1.0E-6 kilometers
Convert to Meters Length
1mm is equal to 0.001 meters
Convert to Centimeters Length
1mm is equal to 0.1 centimeters
Convert to Micrometers Length
1mm is equal to 1,000 micrometers
Convert to Nanometers Length
1mm is equal to 1,000,000 nanometers

Millimeter Measurements and Equivalent Foot Conversions

Common millimeter values converted to the equivalent foot value
Millimeters Feet Millimeters Feet Millimeters Feet
1 0.003281' 21 0.068898' 41 0.134514'
2 0.006562' 22 0.072178' 42 0.137795'
3 0.009843' 23 0.075459' 43 0.141076'
4 0.013123' 24 0.07874' 44 0.144357'
5 0.016404' 25 0.082021' 45 0.147638'
6 0.019685' 26 0.085302' 46 0.150919'
7 0.022966' 27 0.088583' 47 0.154199'
8 0.026247' 28 0.091864' 48 0.15748'
9 0.029528' 29 0.095144' 49 0.160761'
10 0.032808' 30 0.098425' 50 0.164042'
11 0.036089' 31 0.101706' 51 0.167323'
12 0.03937' 32 0.104987' 52 0.170604'
13 0.042651' 33 0.108268' 53 0.173885'
14 0.045932' 34 0.111549' 54 0.177165'
15 0.049213' 35 0.114829' 55 0.180446'
16 0.052493' 36 0.11811' 56 0.183727'
17 0.055774' 37 0.121391' 57 0.187008'
18 0.059055' 38 0.124672' 58 0.190289'
19 0.062336' 39 0.127953' 59 0.19357'
20 0.065617' 40 0.131234' 60 0.19685'