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

Convert Yards to Centimeters

Convert from yards to centimeters with this simple formula:
centimeters = yards × 91.44
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1 Yard = 91.44 Centimeters

Learn How to Convert Yards to Centimeters Using our Conversion Formula

Converting a yard length measurement to a centimeter measurement involves multiplying your length by the conversion ratio to find the result. A yard is equal to 91.44 centimeters, so to convert simply multiply by 91.44.

For example, 5yd = (5 × 91.44) = 457.2cm.

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

Yards and centimeters are both units used to measure length. Learn more about length and find more length measurement conversion calculators. A yard is an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as yd, for example 1yd. A centimeter is a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as cm, for example 1cm. Learn more about the metric system, including the common unit prefixes and how to convert between metric units.

In 1959 the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa agreed to define the yard as yard as exactly 0.9144 meters. Historically the yard has been a common form of measurement with its usage dating back to the Romans. In the US, fabrics and carpeting is sold by the square yard, which is equal to an area 1yd by 1yd.

Internationally the centimeter is actually spelled centimetre and it's equal to 10 millimeters, .01 meters, or .393701 inches. Metric rulers have 30cm and they are the larger measurement. A standard pencil is just about 1cm thick, and can be used to get a rough idea of the size of a centimeter.

A pencil is just about 1cm thick and is a good reference point for a centimeter's actual size

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.

yards and centimeters are units used to measure length
Convert Centimeters to Yards

More Length Conversions

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1yd is equal to 0.000568 miles
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1yd is equal to 3 feet
Convert to Inches Length
1yd is equal to 36 inches
Convert to Kilometers Length
1yd is equal to 0.000914 kilometers
Convert to Meters Length
1yd is equal to 0.9144 meters
Convert to Millimeters Length
1yd is equal to 914.4 millimeters
Convert to Micrometers Length
1yd is equal to 914,400 micrometers
Convert to Nanometers Length
1yd is equal to 914,400,000 nanometers

Yard Measurements and Equivalent Centimeter Conversions

Common yard values converted to the equivalent centimeter value
Yards Centimeters Yards Centimeters Yards Centimeters
1 91.44 21 1,920 41 3,749
2 182.88 22 2,012 42 3,840
3 274.32 23 2,103 43 3,932
4 365.76 24 2,195 44 4,023
5 457.2 25 2,286 45 4,115
6 548.64 26 2,377 46 4,206
7 640.08 27 2,469 47 4,298
8 731.52 28 2,560 48 4,389
9 822.96 29 2,652 49 4,481
10 914.4 30 2,743 50 4,572
11 1,006 31 2,835 51 4,663
12 1,097 32 2,926 52 4,755
13 1,189 33 3,018 53 4,846
14 1,280 34 3,109 54 4,938
15 1,372 35 3,200 55 5,029
16 1,463 36 3,292 56 5,121
17 1,554 37 3,383 57 5,212
18 1,646 38 3,475 58 5,304
19 1,737 39 3,566 59 5,395
20 1,829 40 3,658 60 5,486