This length unit converter dynamically calculates a value you enter in **centimeters (cm)** and converts it to its equivalent value in **micrometers (µm)**. A micrometer is also known as a micron.

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**How many centimeters (cm) are in a micrometer (µm)?** **What is the formula for how to convert centimeters to micrometers ****(cm to **µm)?

**(cm to**µm)?

**1 centimeter (cm) = 10,000 micrometers (µm)**

So we can say that there are 10,000 micrometers in 1 centimeter.

This means that the multiplication conversion factor to convert a quantity expressed in a centimeter unit of measurement to an equivalent quantity expressed in a micrometer unit of measurement is 10,000.

Inversely (or reciprocally),

**1 micrometer (µm) = 0.0001 centimeter (cm)**

So we can say that there is 0.0001 centimeter in 1 micrometer.

This means that the division conversion factor to convert a quantity expressed in a centimeter unit of measurement to an equivalent quantity expressed in a micrometer unit of measurement is 0.0001.

Knowing this inverse mathematical relationship between the two conversion factors and their reciprocal operations, we can derive two formulas to calculate and convert a quantity of length expressed in centimeters to an equivalent quantity of length expressed in micrometers (cm to µm). Both formulas will yield the same result. The formulas are:

µm = cm × 10,000→ This is the formula based on the multiplication conversion factor.

and

µm = cm ÷ 0.0001→ This is the formula based on the division conversion factor.

For example, if you have a length of 4 centimeters that you want to convert to micrometers, you would use either of the two formulas as follows:

µm = 4 cm × 10,000 = 40,000 µm

µm = 4 cm ÷ 0.0001 = 40,000 µm

So, the result is the same using either formula, which is 40,000 micrometers.

**Centimeters to micrometers ****(cm to **µm) conversion chart

**(cm to**µm) conversion chart

To save you time and effort spent on having to perform manual calculations or look up conversion formulas every time a conversion from centimeters to micrometers is needed, here is a centimeters-to-micrometers conversion chart for your quick and easy reference. This conversion chart (or conversion table) shows common measurement values of length in centimeters and their equivalent measurement values in micrometers. These equivalent measurement values may be rounded off to 1 or 2 decimal places when it is mathematically expedient for everyday applications.

centimeters (cm) | micrometers (µm) |
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1 cm | 10,000 µm |

2 cm | 20,000 µm |

3 cm | 30,000 µm |

4 cm | 40,000 µm |

5 cm | 50,000 µm |

6 cm | 60,000 µm |

7 cm | 70,000 µm |

8 cm | 80,000 µm |

9 cm | 90,000 µm |

10 cm | 100,000 µm |

11 cm | 110,000 µm |

12 cm | 120,000 µm |

13 cm | 130,000 µm |

14 cm | 140,000 µm |

15 cm | 150,000 µm |

16 cm | 160,000 µm |

17 cm | 170,000 µm |

18 cm | 180,000 µm |

19 cm | 190,000 µm |

20 cm | 200,000 µm |

21 cm | 210,000 µm |

22 cm | 220,000 µm |

23 cm | 230,000 µm |

24 cm | 240,000 µm |

25 cm | 250,000 µm |

26 cm | 260,000 µm |

27 cm | 270,000 µm |

28 cm | 280,000 µm |

29 cm | 290,000 µm |

30 cm | 300,000 µm |

31 cm | 310,000 µm |

32 cm | 320,000 µm |

33 cm | 330,000 µm |

34 cm | 340,000 µm |

35 cm | 350,000 µm |

36 cm | 360,000 µm |

37 cm | 370,000 µm |

38 cm | 380,000 µm |

39 cm | 390,000 µm |

40 cm | 400,000 µm |

41 cm | 410,000 µm |

42 cm | 420,000 µm |

43 cm | 430,000 µm |

44 cm | 440,000 µm |

45 cm | 450,000 µm |

46 cm | 460,000 µm |

47 cm | 470,000 µm |

48 cm | 480,000 µm |

49 cm | 490,000 µm |

50 cm | 500,000 µm |

51 cm | 510,000 µm |

52 cm | 520,000 µm |

53 cm | 530,000 µm |

54 cm | 540,000 µm |

55 cm | 550,000 µm |

56 cm | 560,000 µm |

57 cm | 570,000 µm |

58 cm | 580,000 µm |

59 cm | 590,000 µm |

60 cm | 600,000 µm |

61 cm | 610,000 µm |

62 cm | 620,000 µm |

63 cm | 630,000 µm |

64 cm | 640,000 µm |

65 cm | 650,000 µm |

66 cm | 660,000 µm |

67 cm | 670,000 µm |

68 cm | 680,000 µm |

69 cm | 690,000 µm |

70 cm | 700,000 µm |

71 cm | 710,000 µm |

72 cm | 720,000 µm |

73 cm | 730,000 µm |

74 cm | 740,000 µm |

75 cm | 750,000 µm |

76 cm | 760,000 µm |

77 cm | 770,000 µm |

78 cm | 780,000 µm |

79 cm | 790,000 µm |

80 cm | 800,000 µm |

81 cm | 810,000 µm |

82 cm | 820,000 µm |

83 cm | 830,000 µm |

84 cm | 840,000 µm |

85 cm | 850,000 µm |

86 cm | 860,000 µm |

87 cm | 870,000 µm |

88 cm | 880,000 µm |

89 cm | 890,000 µm |

90 cm | 900,000 µm |

91 cm | 910,000 µm |

92 cm | 920,000 µm |

93 cm | 930,000 µm |

94 cm | 940,000 µm |

95 cm | 950,000 µm |

96 cm | 960,000 µm |

97 cm | 970,000 µm |

98 cm | 980,000 µm |

99 cm | 990,000 µm |

100 cm | 1,000,000 µm |

centimeters (cm) | micrometers (µm) |
---|---|

101 cm | 1,010,000 µm |

102 cm | 1,020,000 µm |

103 cm | 1,030,000 µm |

104 cm | 1,040,000 µm |

105 cm | 1,050,000 µm |

106 cm | 1,060,000 µm |

107 cm | 1,070,000 µm |

108 cm | 1,080,000 µm |

109 cm | 1,090,000 µm |

110 cm | 1,100,000 µm |

111 cm | 1,110,000 µm |

112 cm | 1,120,000 µm |

113 cm | 1,130,000 µm |

114 cm | 1,140,000 µm |

115 cm | 1,150,000 µm |

116 cm | 1,160,000 µm |

117 cm | 1,170,000 µm |

118 cm | 1,180,000 µm |

119 cm | 1,190,000 µm |

120 cm | 1,200,000 µm |

121 cm | 1,210,000 µm |

122 cm | 1,220,000 µm |

123 cm | 1,230,000 µm |

124 cm | 1,240,000 µm |

125 cm | 1,250,000 µm |

126 cm | 1,260,000 µm |

127 cm | 1,270,000 µm |

128 cm | 1,280,000 µm |

129 cm | 1,290,000 µm |

130 cm | 1,300,000 µm |

131 cm | 1,310,000 µm |

132 cm | 1,320,000 µm |

133 cm | 1,330,000 µm |

134 cm | 1,340,000 µm |

135 cm | 1,350,000 µm |

136 cm | 1,360,000 µm |

137 cm | 1,370,000 µm |

138 cm | 1,380,000 µm |

139 cm | 1,390,000 µm |

140 cm | 1,400,000 µm |

141 cm | 1,410,000 µm |

142 cm | 1,420,000 µm |

143 cm | 1,430,000 µm |

144 cm | 1,440,000 µm |

145 cm | 1,450,000 µm |

146 cm | 1,460,000 µm |

147 cm | 1,470,000 µm |

148 cm | 1,480,000 µm |

149 cm | 1,490,000 µm |

150 cm | 1,500,000 µm |

151 cm | 1,510,000 µm |

152 cm | 1,520,000 µm |

153 cm | 1,530,000 µm |

154 cm | 1,540,000 µm |

155 cm | 1,550,000 µm |

156 cm | 1,560,000 µm |

157 cm | 1,570,000 µm |

158 cm | 1,580,000 µm |

159 cm | 1,590,000 µm |

160 cm | 1,600,000 µm |

161 cm | 1,610,000 µm |

162 cm | 1,620,000 µm |

163 cm | 1,630,000 µm |

164 cm | 1,640,000 µm |

165 cm | 1,650,000 µm |

166 cm | 1,660,000 µm |

167 cm | 1,670,000 µm |

168 cm | 1,680,000 µm |

169 cm | 1,690,000 µm |

170 cm | 1,700,000 µm |

171 cm | 1,710,000 µm |

172 cm | 1,720,000 µm |

173 cm | 1,730,000 µm |

174 cm | 1,740,000 µm |

175 cm | 1,750,000 µm |

176 cm | 1,760,000 µm |

177 cm | 1,770,000 µm |

178 cm | 1,780,000 µm |

179 cm | 1,790,000 µm |

180 cm | 1,800,000 µm |

181 cm | 1,810,000 µm |

182 cm | 1,820,000 µm |

183 cm | 1,830,000 µm |

184 cm | 1,840,000 µm |

185 cm | 1,850,000 µm |

186 cm | 1,860,000 µm |

187 cm | 1,870,000 µm |

188 cm | 1,880,000 µm |

189 cm | 1,890,000 µm |

190 cm | 1,900,000 µm |

191 cm | 1,910,000 µm |

192 cm | 1,920,000 µm |

193 cm | 1,930,000 µm |

194 cm | 1,940,000 µm |

195 cm | 1,950,000 µm |

196 cm | 1,960,000 µm |

197 cm | 1,970,000 µm |

198 cm | 1,980,000 µm |

199 cm | 1,990,000 µm |

200 cm | 2,000,000 µm |

**Conversion of 1 centimeter (cm) to other measurement units of length**

Here is a reference list providing a conversion of 1 centimeter (cm) to its equivalent values in various units of length, both metric and imperial:

- 1 centimeter (cm) = 10,000,000 nanometers (nm)
- 1 centimeter (cm) = 10,000 micrometers (µm)
- 1 centimeter (cm) = 10 millimeters (mm)
- 1 centimeter (cm) = 0.1 decimeter (dm)
- 1 centimeter (cm) = 0.01 meter (m)
- 1 centimeter (cm) = 0.00001 kilometer (km)
- 1 centimeter (cm) = 0.39370078740157 inch (in)
- 1 centimeter (cm) = 0.032808398950131 foot (ft)
- 1 centimeter (cm) = 0.010936132983377 yard (yd)
- 1 centimeter (cm) = 0.0000062137119223733 mile (mi)
- 1 centimeter (cm) = 0.0000053995680345572 nautical mile (nmi)

**What is a centimeter (cm)?**

Definition of centimeter: A centimeter is a unit of length in the International System of Units (SI), commonly known as the metric system. It is equal to one hundredth of a meter (10^-2 m). It is often used for everyday measurements involving shorter distances than meters, such as human height.

The abbreviation for centimeter is cm. The single Unicode character ㎝ (U+339D) represents the 2-character Latin abbreviation for centimeter. The Windows Alt code for this character ㎝ is Alt + 13213.

**What is a micrometer (µm)?**

Definition of micrometer: A micrometer, also known as a micron, is a unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). It is equal to one millionth of a meter (10^-6 m). It is frequently used in scientific and industrial applications to measure very small distances such as cells, bacteria, and fine particles.

The term “micrometer” (µm) is the technically correct and preferred term according to the International System of Units (SI). But the term “micron” is more commonly used in everyday usage.

The abbreviation for micrometer is μm. The single Unicode character ㎛ (U+339B) represents the 2-character Greek/Latin abbreviation for micrometer. The Windows Alt code for this character ㎛ is Alt + 13211.