Years to Nanoseconds Converter

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


Result in Nanoseconds:

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1 yr = 3.1557E+16 ns
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How to Convert Years to Nanoseconds

To convert a measurement in years to a measurement in nanoseconds, multiply the time by the following conversion ratio: 3.1557E+16 nanoseconds/year.

Since one year is equal to 3.1557E+16 nanoseconds, you can use this simple formula to convert:

nanoseconds = years × 3.1557E+16

The time in nanoseconds is equal to the time in years multiplied by 3.1557E+16.

For example, here's how to convert 5 years to nanoseconds using the formula above.
nanoseconds = (5 yr × 3.1557E+16) = 1.5778E+17 ns

How Many Nanoseconds Are in a Year?

There are 3.1557E+16 nanoseconds in a year, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 yr = 3.1557E+16 ns

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

What Is a Year?

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.

We have leap years because the Earth actually takes 365.2425 days to revolve around the sun, but we round to 365 for convenience. However, since we miss a quarter of a day per revolution around the sun, this means that we add an extra day to the year once every 4 years, hence the leap year.

Years can be abbreviated as yr (plural yrs), and are also sometimes abbreviated as y. For example, 1 year can be written as 1 yr or 1 y, and 2 years can be written as 2 yrs.

Learn more about years.

What Is a Nanosecond?

One nanosecond is equal to 1/1,000,000,000 (one-billionth) of a second.

The nanosecond is a multiple of the second, which is the SI base unit for time. In the metric system, "nano" is the prefix for billionths, or 10-9. Nanoseconds can be abbreviated as ns; for example, 1 nanosecond can be written as 1 ns.

Learn more about nanoseconds.

Year to Nanosecond Conversion Table

Table showing various year measurements converted to nanoseconds.
Years Nanoseconds
0.0000000000000001 yr 3.1557 ns
0.0000000000000002 yr 6.3114 ns
0.0000000000000003 yr 9.4671 ns
0.0000000000000004 yr 12.62 ns
0.0000000000000005 yr 15.78 ns
0.0000000000000006 yr 18.93 ns
0.0000000000000007 yr 22.09 ns
0.0000000000000008 yr 25.25 ns
0.0000000000000009 yr 28.4 ns
0.00000000000000001 yr 0.31557 ns
0.0000000000000001 yr 3.1557 ns
0.000000000000001 yr 31.56 ns
0.00000000000001 yr 315.57 ns
0.0000000000001 yr 3,156 ns
0.000000000001 yr 31,557 ns
0.00000000001 yr 315,570 ns
0.0000000001 yr 3,155,695 ns
0.000000001 yr 31,556,952 ns
0.00000001 yr 315,569,520 ns
0.0000001 yr 3,155,695,200 ns
0.000001 yr 31,556,952,000 ns
0.00001 yr 315,569,520,000 ns
0.0001 yr 3,155,695,200,000 ns
0.001 yr 31,556,952,000,000 ns
0.01 yr 315,570,000,000,000 ns
0.1 yr 3,155,700,000,000,000 ns
1 yr 31,557,000,000,000,000 ns

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