Convert Square Centimeters to Square Meters

Enter the area in square centimeters below to get the value converted to square meters.

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1 sq cm = 0.0001 sq m

How to Convert Square Centimeters to Square Meters

conversion scale showing square centimeters and equivalent square meters area values

To convert a square centimeter measurement to a square meter measurement, multiply the area by the conversion ratio. One square centimeter is equal to 0.0001 square meters, so use this simple formula to convert:

square meters = square centimeters × 0.0001

The area in square meters is equal to the square centimeters multiplied by 0.0001.

For example, here's how to convert 5 square centimeters to square meters using the formula above.
5 sq cm = (5 × 0.0001) = 0.0005 sq m

Square centimeters and square meters are both units used to measure area. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Square Centimeters

One square centimeter is equal to the area of a square with 1 centimeter long sides.

The square centimeter, or square centimetre, is a multiple of the square meter, which is the SI derived unit for area. In the metric system, "centi" is the prefix for 10-2. A square centimeter is sometimes also referred to as a square cm. Square centimeters can be abbreviated as sq cm, and are also sometimes abbreviated as cm². For example, 1 square centimeter can be written as 1 sq cm or 1 cm².

Square Meters

One square meter is equal to the area of a square with sides that are 1 meter in length.

The square meter, or square metre, is the SI derived unit for area in the metric system. A square meter is sometimes also referred to as a square m. Square meters can be abbreviated as sq m, and are also sometimes abbreviated as . For example, 1 square meter can be written as 1 sq m or 1 m².

Try our square meters calculator to calculate the area of a space.

Square Centimeter Measurements and Equivalent Square Meter Conversions

Common square centimeter values converted to the equivalent square meter value
Square Centimeters Square Meters
1 sq cm 0.0001 sq m
2 sq cm 0.0002 sq m
3 sq cm 0.0003 sq m
4 sq cm 0.0004 sq m
5 sq cm 0.0005 sq m
6 sq cm 0.0006 sq m
7 sq cm 0.0007 sq m
8 sq cm 0.0008 sq m
9 sq cm 0.0009 sq m
10 sq cm 0.001 sq m
11 sq cm 0.0011 sq m
12 sq cm 0.0012 sq m
13 sq cm 0.0013 sq m
14 sq cm 0.0014 sq m
15 sq cm 0.0015 sq m
16 sq cm 0.0016 sq m
17 sq cm 0.0017 sq m
18 sq cm 0.0018 sq m
19 sq cm 0.0019 sq m
20 sq cm 0.002 sq m
21 sq cm 0.0021 sq m
22 sq cm 0.0022 sq m
23 sq cm 0.0023 sq m
24 sq cm 0.0024 sq m
25 sq cm 0.0025 sq m
26 sq cm 0.0026 sq m
27 sq cm 0.0027 sq m
28 sq cm 0.0028 sq m
29 sq cm 0.0029 sq m
30 sq cm 0.003 sq m
31 sq cm 0.0031 sq m
32 sq cm 0.0032 sq m
33 sq cm 0.0033 sq m
34 sq cm 0.0034 sq m
35 sq cm 0.0035 sq m
36 sq cm 0.0036 sq m
37 sq cm 0.0037 sq m
38 sq cm 0.0038 sq m
39 sq cm 0.0039 sq m
40 sq cm 0.004 sq m

More Square Centimeter Area Conversions

US Customary
Convert to Square Miles
1 sq cm is equal to 3.861E-11 square miles
Convert to Acres
1 sq cm is equal to 2.4711E-8 acres
Convert to Square Yards
1 sq cm is equal to 0.00012 square yards
Convert to Square Feet
1 sq cm is equal to 0.001076 square feet
Convert to Square Inches
1 sq cm is equal to 0.155 square inches
SI Units
Convert to Square Kilometers
1 sq cm is equal to 1.0E-10 square kilometers
Convert to Square Millimeters
1 sq cm is equal to 100 square millimeters
Other Metric Units
Convert to Hectares
1 sq cm is equal to 1.0E-8 hectares
Convert to Ares
1 sq cm is equal to 1.0E-6 ares