Centimeters (cm) to Microns (µm) Converter

How many Centimeters (cm) are in a Micron (µm)?

A centimeter (cm) is equal to 10,000 microns (µm). This means that one centimeter contains 10,000 micrometers. Conversely, there are 0.0001 centimeters in one micron. To convert from centimeters to micrometers, you can simply multiply the length in centimeters by 10,000.

What is the formula for how to convert Centimeters (cm) to Microns (µm)?

The formula for converting centimeters to micrometers is:

Micrometers (µm)=Centimeters (cm) × 10,000

Here’s an example to illustrate the conversion:


Suppose you have a length of 5 centimeters, and you want to convert it to micrometers. Using the formula:

Micrometers (µm) = Centimeters (cm) × 10,000

So, 5 centimeters is equal to 50,000 micrometers.

Centimeters (cm) to Microns (µm) conversion table

Here’s a conversion table for common lengths in centimeters and their equivalent values in micrometers:

Centimeters (cm)Micrometers (µm)
1 cm10,000 µm
2 cm20,000 µm
5 cm50,000 µm
10 cm100,000 µm
20 cm200,000 µm

Conversion of 1 Centimeter (cm) to other measurement units of length

Converting 1 centimeter (cm) to other units of length measurement:

  • 1 Centimeter (cm) = 10,000 Microns (µm)
  • 1 Centimeter (cm) = 10 Millimeters (mm)
  • 1 Centimeter (cm) = 0.1 Decimeters (dm)
  • 1 Centimeter (cm) = 0.01 Meters (m)
  • 1 Centimeter (cm) = 0.00001 Kilometers (km)
  • 1 Centimeter (cm) ≈ 0.39370079 Inches (in)
  • 1 Centimeter (cm) ≈ 0.032808399 Feet (ft)
  • 1 Centimeter (cm) ≈ 0.010936133 Yards (yd)
  • 1 Centimeter (cm) ≈ 0.0000062137119 Miles (mi)
  • 1 Centimeter (cm) ≈ 0.0000053995680 Nautical Miles (nmi)

What is a Centimeter (cm)?

A centimeter (cm) is a unit of length in the metric system. It is equal to one hundredth (1/100) of a meter. The centimeter is commonly used for measuring lengths in everyday situations, such as the dimensions of objects or the height of a person. It’s part of the International System of Units (SI).

What is a Micron (µm)?

A micron (µm), also known as a micrometer, is a unit of length equal to one millionth (1/1,000,000) of a meter. It is used to measure very small distances, such as the diameter of microorganisms, the thickness of a human hair, or features on microchips. Microns are often used in science, technology, and manufacturing. It’s also part of the International System of Units (SI).