Convert Nanoseconds to Microseconds

Enter the time in nanoseconds below to get the value converted to microseconds.

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1 ns = 0.001 µs

How to Convert Nanoseconds to Microseconds

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To convert a nanosecond measurement to a microsecond measurement, multiply the time by the conversion ratio. One nanosecond is equal to 0.001 microseconds, so use this simple formula to convert:

microseconds = nanoseconds × 0.001

The time in microseconds is equal to the nanoseconds multiplied by 0.001.

For example, here's how to convert 5 nanoseconds to microseconds using the formula above.
5 ns = (5 × 0.001) = 0.005 µs

Nanoseconds and microseconds are both units used to measure time. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Nanoseconds

The nanosecond is a multiple of the second, which is the SI base unit for time. In the metric system, "nano" is the prefix for 10-9. Nanoseconds can be abbreviated as ns, for example 1 nanosecond can be written as 1 ns.

Microseconds

The microsecond is a multiple of the second, which is the SI base unit for time. In the metric system, "micro" is the prefix for 10-6. Microseconds can be abbreviated as µs, for example 1 microsecond can be written as 1 µs.

Nanosecond Measurements and Equivalent Microsecond Conversions

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

More Nanosecond Time Conversions

Convert to Centuries
1 ns is equal to 3.1689E-19 centuries
Convert to Decades
1 ns is equal to 3.1689E-18 decades
Convert to Years
1 ns is equal to 3.1689E-17 years
Convert to Months
1 ns is equal to 3.8026E-16 months
Convert to Weeks
1 ns is equal to 1.6534E-15 weeks
Convert to Days
1 ns is equal to 1.1574E-14 days
Convert to Hours
1 ns is equal to 2.7778E-13 hours
Convert to Minutes
1 ns is equal to 1.6667E-11 minutes
Convert to Seconds
1 ns is equal to 1.0E-9 seconds
Convert to Milliseconds
1 ns is equal to 1.0E-6 milliseconds