Convert Yards to Centimeters

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1 yd = 91.44 cm

How to Convert Yards to Centimeters

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 with this simple formula:

centimeters = yards × 91.44

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

For example, here's how to convert 5 yards to centimeters using the formula above.
5 yd = (5 × 91.44) = 457.2 cm

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

Yards and centimeters are both units used to measure length. Learn more about length and find more length measurement conversion calculators. Yards are an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as yd, for example 1 yd. Centimeters are a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as cm, for example 1 cm. 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 30 cm 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

Yard Measurements and Equivalent Centimeter Conversions

Common yard values converted to the equivalent centimeter value
Yards Centimeters
1 yd 91.44 cm
2 yd 182.88 cm
3 yd 274.32 cm
4 yd 365.76 cm
5 yd 457.2 cm
6 yd 548.64 cm
7 yd 640.08 cm
8 yd 731.52 cm
9 yd 822.96 cm
10 yd 914.4 cm
11 yd 1,006 cm
12 yd 1,097 cm
13 yd 1,189 cm
14 yd 1,280 cm
15 yd 1,372 cm
16 yd 1,463 cm
17 yd 1,554 cm
18 yd 1,646 cm
19 yd 1,737 cm
20 yd 1,829 cm
21 yd 1,920 cm
22 yd 2,012 cm
23 yd 2,103 cm
24 yd 2,195 cm
25 yd 2,286 cm
26 yd 2,377 cm
27 yd 2,469 cm
28 yd 2,560 cm
29 yd 2,652 cm
30 yd 2,743 cm
31 yd 2,835 cm
32 yd 2,926 cm
33 yd 3,018 cm
34 yd 3,109 cm
35 yd 3,200 cm
36 yd 3,292 cm
37 yd 3,383 cm
38 yd 3,475 cm
39 yd 3,566 cm
40 yd 3,658 cm

More Yard Length Conversions

US Customary & Imperial Units
Convert to Miles
1 yd is equal to 0.000568 miles
Convert to Feet
1 yd is equal to 3 feet
Convert to Inches
1 yd is equal to 36 inches
SI Units
Convert to Kilometers
1 yd is equal to 0.000914 kilometers
Convert to Meters
1 yd is equal to 0.9144 meters
Convert to Millimeters
1 yd is equal to 914.4 millimeters
Convert to Micrometers
1 yd is equal to 914,400 micrometers
Convert to Nanometers
1 yd is equal to 914,400,000 nanometers