Convert Seconds to Centuries
Enter the time in seconds below to get the value converted to centuries.
How to Convert Seconds to Centuries
To convert a second measurement to a century measurement, divide the time by the conversion ratio. One century is equal to 3,155,695,200 seconds, so use this simple formula to convert:
The time in centuries is equal to the seconds divided by 3,155,695,200.
Seconds and centuries are both units used to measure time. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.
The second has historically been defined as 1/60 of a minute or 1/86,400 of a day. According the to SI definition, the second is the duration of 9,192,631,770 periods of the radiation corresponding to the transition between the two hyperfine levels of the unperturbed ground state of the caesium 133 atom.
The second is the SI base unit for time in the metric system. Seconds can be abbreviated as sec, for example 1 second can be written as 1 sec.
The century is a time period of 100 years.
Second to Century Conversion Table
- International Bureau of Weights and Measures, The International System of Units, 9th Edition, 2019, https://www.bipm.org/utils/common/pdf/si-brochure/SI-Brochure-9.pdf