With video and easy formulas, let’s talk about how to convert inches to cm – 1 inch to cm, how many centimeters are in an inch conversion?

1 inch is equal to 2.54 cm.

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How many centimetres in an inch (1 inch in cm)?

We usually use different units for length in different countries. There are several internationally agreed systems of measurements. For instance, the metric system, Imperial units (also known as British Imperial), and the Chinese system of weights and measures. Each and every system of unit and conversion is common in various countries and regions.

Unit SystemUnits Examples
The metric systemmillimeters (mm), centimeter (cm), decimeter (dm), meter (m), dekameter (dam), hectometer (hm), and so on.
Imperial unitsinch (″), foot (ft), yard (yd), mile, nautical mile (nm), fathom, furlong, Thousandth of an inch…
The Chinese systemli, zhang, chi, cun, fen…

But how many centimeters are in one inch (in Spanish: pulgadas a cm)? If we want to convert inches to centimeters, we need to start with the basic formulas. As we know, there are 2.54 cm in an inch. Let’s convert 1 inch to centimeters with inches to cm conversion.

So,
. 1 inch = 2.54 centimeters
. or 1 in = 2.54 cm
1 ✖️ 1 in = 2.54 cm ✖️ 1 = 2.54 cm    (PS: cm = centimeter(plural: centimeters), in = inch (plural: inches))
 
1 inch = 2.54 centimeters

How many cm are in an inch (inch to centimeter) – Video

Inches to Centimeters Conversion Table

Inches (in or ″)Centimerters (cm)
3 inches in cm7.62 cm
4 inch to cm10.16 centimeters
5 inches in cm12.7cm
5 1 in cm12.954 cm
6inch in cm15.24 centimeters
10 inches to cm25.4 centimetres
15 inches in cm38.1 cm
16 inch to cm40.64 centimeters
18 inch to cm45.72 cm
20 inches to cm50.8 centimetres
25 inches to cm63.5 cm
28 inches to cm71.12 centimeters
32 inches in cm81.28 cm
35 inches in cm88.9 cm
60 in to cm152.4 centimeters
64 inches in cm162.56 cm