Have you ever been asked to convert 1 year to seconds? Or what about this- how many seconds are there in a year?

## How many seconds are in a year?

So how many seconds are there in 1 year? By the way, have you heard of the riddle -‘Seconds in a Year’ riddle? Some people may say -how many seconds in a year riddle. Keep in mind that this is a riddle.

The answer is 12. Haha~ Because here ‘second’ doesn’t mean seconds in a minute, but more of an ordinal number and refers to a date, like 1st, 2nd, 3rd… Scroll down to the 2nd video for more explanation.

Anyway, people nowadays use second, minute, hour, day, month and year to measure time, which is clear to everyone.

## How many second in a year? – 1 year in seconds Equations

As we know, there are 60 seconds in a minute, 60 minutes in an hour, 24 hours in a day, 365 days in a year. So how many seconds are in 365 days? Let’s break it down to steps and we’ll get seconds per year.

So,
. 1 minute = 60 seconds
. 1 hour = 60 minutes
1 hour = 60s x 60m = 3,600 seconds

Then,
. 1 day = 24 hours
. 1 year = 365 days
1 year = 3,600s x 14h x 365d = 31,536,000 seconds
1 year = 31,536,000 seconds

(PS: minute= m, second= s, hour= h, day= d)

## Other Conversions

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