# Convert Yards to Meters

Enter the length in yards below to get the value converted to meters.

**Results in Meters:**

## How to Convert Yards to Meters

To convert a yard measurement to a meter measurement, multiply the length by the conversion ratio. One yard is equal to 0.9144 meters, so use this simple formula to convert:

The length in meters is equal to the yards multiplied by 0.9144.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 yards to meters using the formula above.

Yards and meters are both units used to measure length. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## Yards

The yard is a unit of length measurement equal to 3 feet or 36 inches.
The international yard is legally defined to be equal to exactly 0.9144 meters.^{[1]}

The yard is a US customary and imperial unit of length. Yards can be abbreviated as *yd*, for example 1 yard can be written as 1 yd.

## Meters

The meter is defined as the length of the path travelled by light in vacuum during a time interval with duration of ^{1}/_{299,792,458} of a second,
according the most recent 2019 definition.^{[2]} One meter is equal to 100 centimeters or 39.37 inches.

The meter, or metre, is the SI base unit for length in the metric system. Meters can be abbreviated as *m*, for example 1 meter can be written as 1 m.

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 to Meter Conversion Table

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 |

## References

- National Bureau of Standards, Refinement of Values for the Yard and the Pound, https://www.ngs.noaa.gov/PUBS_LIB/FedRegister/FRdoc59-5442.pdf
- 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