# Convert Yards to Meters

Enter your yard value in the form below to get the value calculated in meters.

**Results in Meters:**

## How to Convert Yards to Meters

Convert yards to meters with this simple formula:

Converting a yard length measurement to a meter measurement involves multiplying the length by the conversion ratio to find the result. One yard is equal to 0.9144 meters, so to convert simply multiply by 0.9144.

**For example:**

Yards and meters 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.
Meters are a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as *m*, for example 1 m.
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.

The meter is the primary unit of length in the metric system. It's equal to 100 centimeters or 39.37 inches.
Internationally it is actually spelled *metre*. It was first defined 1793 as ^{1}/_{10,000,000} the length from the equator to
the North Pole. The current definition of a meter, adopted
in 1983, is the distance light travels in ^{1}/_{299,792,458} seconds and was adopted to in 1983.

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.

## Yard Measurements and Equivalent Meter Conversions

Yards | Meters |
---|---|

1 yd | 0.9144 m |

2 yd | 1.8288 m |

3 yd | 2.7432 m |

4 yd | 3.6576 m |

5 yd | 4.572 m |

6 yd | 5.4864 m |

7 yd | 6.4008 m |

8 yd | 7.3152 m |

9 yd | 8.2296 m |

10 yd | 9.144 m |

11 yd | 10.06 m |

12 yd | 10.97 m |

13 yd | 11.89 m |

14 yd | 12.8 m |

15 yd | 13.72 m |

16 yd | 14.63 m |

17 yd | 15.54 m |

18 yd | 16.46 m |

19 yd | 17.37 m |

20 yd | 18.29 m |

21 yd | 19.2 m |

22 yd | 20.12 m |

23 yd | 21.03 m |

24 yd | 21.95 m |

25 yd | 22.86 m |

26 yd | 23.77 m |

27 yd | 24.69 m |

28 yd | 25.6 m |

29 yd | 26.52 m |

30 yd | 27.43 m |

31 yd | 28.35 m |

32 yd | 29.26 m |

33 yd | 30.18 m |

34 yd | 31.09 m |

35 yd | 32 m |

36 yd | 32.92 m |

37 yd | 33.83 m |

38 yd | 34.75 m |

39 yd | 35.66 m |

40 yd | 36.58 m |

## More Yard Length Conversions

- 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
- Convert to Kilometers
- 1 yd is equal to 0.000914 kilometers
- Convert to Centimeters
- 1 yd is equal to 91.44 centimeters
- 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