Years to Centuries Conversion

Enter the time in years below to get the value converted to centuries.

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How to Convert Years to Centuries

Calendars document the days in a month

To convert a year measurement to a century measurement, divide the time by the conversion ratio. One century is equal to 100 years, so use this simple formula to convert:

centuries = years ÷ 100

The time in centuries is equal to the years divided by 100.

For example, here's how to convert 5 years to centuries using the formula above.
5 yr = (5 ÷ 100) = 0.05 centuries

Years and centuries are both units used to measure time. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Years

One year is the time it takes for the Earth to complete its orbit around the Sun. There are 365 days in a year, with the exception of the leap year when there are 366.

Years can be abbreviated as yr, and are also sometimes abbreviated as y. For example, 1 year can be written as 1 yr or 1 y.

Centuries

The century is a time period of 100 years.

Year to Century Conversion Table

Year measurements converted to centuries
Years Centuries
1 yr 0.01
2 yr 0.02
3 yr 0.03
4 yr 0.04
5 yr 0.05
6 yr 0.06
7 yr 0.07
8 yr 0.08
9 yr 0.09
10 yr 0.1
11 yr 0.11
12 yr 0.12
13 yr 0.13
14 yr 0.14
15 yr 0.15
16 yr 0.16
17 yr 0.17
18 yr 0.18
19 yr 0.19
20 yr 0.2
21 yr 0.21
22 yr 0.22
23 yr 0.23
24 yr 0.24
25 yr 0.25
26 yr 0.26
27 yr 0.27
28 yr 0.28
29 yr 0.29
30 yr 0.3
31 yr 0.31
32 yr 0.32
33 yr 0.33
34 yr 0.34
35 yr 0.35
36 yr 0.36
37 yr 0.37
38 yr 0.38
39 yr 0.39
40 yr 0.4