Convert Years to Centuries

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

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1 yr = 0.01 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, multiply the time by the conversion ratio. One year is equal to 0.01 centuries, so use this simple formula to convert:

centuries = years × 0.01

The time in centuries is equal to the years multiplied by 0.01.

For example, here's how to convert 5 years to centuries using the formula above.
5 yr = (5 × 0.01) = 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 Measurements and Equivalent Century Conversions

Common year values converted to the equivalent century value
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

More Year Time Conversions

Convert to Decades
1 yr is equal to 0.1 decades
Convert to Months
1 yr is equal to 12 months
Convert to Weeks
1 yr is equal to 52.1775 weeks
Convert to Days
1 yr is equal to 365.2425 days
Convert to Hours
1 yr is equal to 8,765.82 hours
Convert to Minutes
1 yr is equal to 525,949.2 minutes
Convert to Seconds
1 yr is equal to 31,556,952 seconds
Convert to Milliseconds
1 yr is equal to 31,556,952,000 milliseconds
Convert to Microseconds
1 yr is equal to 31,556,952,000,000 microseconds
Convert to Nanoseconds
1 yr is equal to 31,557,000,000,000,000 nanoseconds