# Height Converter

Created by Wei Bin Loo
Reviewed by Dominika Śmiałek, MD, PhD candidate
Last updated: Nov 07, 2023

With this height converter, you can easily:

• convert height to centimeters
• convert height to meters
• convert height to inches
• convert height to feet

We will also demonstrate some practical examples to help you understand how the height conversion works.

## The overview of height conversion

This height converter is built to convert your height into different units, septically from the metrics unit to imperial units. Now, let's take a look at the height conversion matrix to understand how the height conversion work:

Units

1 centimeters (cm)

1 meter (m)

1 inch (in)

1 foot (ft)

1 centimeters (cm)

1

0.01

0.3937

0.03281

1 meter (m)

0.01

1

39.37

3.281

1 inch (in)

2.54

0.0254

1

0.0833

1 foot (ft)

30.48

0.3048

12

1

## How to convert height to cm?

Now, let's look at how to convert height to cm.

• To convert m to cm, you need to multiply it by 100. For example, 1.5 m is equivalent to 150 cm.
• To convert inch to cm, you need to multiply it by 2.54. For example, 18 in is equivalent to 45.72 cm.
• For height converter feet to cm, you need to multiply it by 30.48. For example, 1.5 ft is equivalent to 45.72 cm.

## How to convert height to meters?

Now, let's look at how to convert height to meters.

• To convert cm to m, you need to divide it by 100. For example, 150 cm is equivalent to 1.5 m.
• To convert inch to m, you need to multiply it by 0.0254. For example, 18 in is equivalent to 0.4572 m.
• For height converter feet to meter, you need to multiply it by 0.3048. For example, 1.5 ft is equivalent to 0.4572 cm.

## How to convert height to inches?

Now, let's look at how to convert height to inches.

• To convert cm to inches height, you need to divide it by 2.54 . For example, 150 cm is equivalent to 59.06 in.
• To convert m to inches, you need to divide it by 0.0254. For example, 0.4572 m is equivalent to 18 in.
• For height converter feet to inches, you need to multiply it by 12. For example, 1.5 ft is equivalent to 18 in.

## How to convert height to feet?

Now, let's look at how to convert height to feet.

• For height convert cm to feet, you need to divide it by 30.48 . For example, 150 cm is equivalent to 4.921 ft.
• For height converter meter to feet, you need to divide it by 0.3048 . For example, 1.5 m is equivalent to 4.921 ft.
• For height converter inches to feet, you need to divide it by 12. For example, 18 ft is equivalent to 1.5 ft.

## Why do we need to understand height conversion?

The world measures height using two unit systems, namely the metric or imperial units. Hence, by understanding height conversion, you will be able to not only understand what people mean when they are using a different unit system, but you can also speak using their unit system to make it easier for your audience to understand what you are saying.

Besides our height converter, you may also find some of the related calculators below helpful:

## FAQ

### How to convert cm to inches height?

You can convert height from cm to inches using the following steps:

1. Determine the height in cm.
2. Divide the number by 2.54.
3. For example, if Candy's height is 157 cm, her height is also 61.81 in.

### What units is height measured in?

The height is measured in both metric and imperial units. The metrics units used are centimeters and meters. The imperial units used are inches and feet.

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