Decimeters (dm) to Nautical Miles (nmi) Converter

This length unit converter dynamically calculates the value you enter in decimeters (dm) and converts it to its equivalent value in nautical miles (nmi).

How many decimeters (dm) are in 1 nautical mile (nmi)? What is the formula for how to convert decimeters to nautical miles (dm to nmi)?

1 decimeter (dm) = 0.000053995680345572 nautical mile (nmi)
So we can say that there is 0.000053995680345572 nautical mile in 1 decimeter.
This means that the multiplication conversion factor to convert a quantity expressed in a decimeter unit of measurement to an equivalent quantity expressed in a nautical mile unit of measurement is 0.000053995680345572.

Inversely (or reciprocally),

1 nautical mile (nmi) = 18,520 decimeters (dm)
So we can say that there are 18,520 decimeters in 1 nautical mile.
This means that the division conversion factor to convert a quantity expressed in a decimeter unit of measurement to an equivalent quantity expressed in a nautical mile unit of measurement is 18,520.

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 decimeters to an equivalent quantity of length expressed in nautical miles (dm to nmi). Both formulas will yield the same result. The formulas are:

nmi = dm ร— 0.000053995680345572 ย  ย โ†’ This is the formula based on the multiplication conversion factor.

and

nmi = dm รท 18,520 ย  ย โ†’ This is the formula based on the division conversion factor.

For example, if you have a length of 285.5 decimeters that you want to convert to nautical miles, you would use either of the two formulas as follows:

nmi = 285.5 dm ร— 0.000053995680345572 = 0.01541576673866 nmi
nmi = 285.5 dm รท 18,520 = 0.01541576673866 nmi

So, the result is the same using either formula, which is 0.01541576673866 nautical mile.

Decimeters to nautical miles (dm to nmi) 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 decimeters to nautical-miles is needed, here is a decimeters-to-nautical-miles conversion chart for your quick and easy reference. This conversion chart (or conversion table) shows common measurement values of length in decimeters and their equivalent measurement values in nautical-miles. These equivalent measurement values may be rounded off to 1 or 2 decimal places when it is mathematically expedient for everyday applications.

decimeters (dm)nautical miles (nmi)
1 dm0.000054 nmi
2 dm0.000108 nmi
3 dm0.000162 nmi
4 dm0.000216 nmi
5 dm0.000270 nmi
6 dm0.000324 nmi
7 dm0.000378 nmi
8 dm0.000432 nmi
9 dm0.000486 nmi
10 dm0.000540 nmi
11 dm0.000594 nmi
12 dm0.000648 nmi
13 dm0.000702 nmi
14 dm0.000756 nmi
15 dm0.000810 nmi
16 dm0.000864 nmi
17 dm0.000918 nmi
18 dm0.000972 nmi
19 dm0.001026 nmi
20 dm0.001080 nmi
21 dm0.001134 nmi
22 dm0.001188 nmi
23 dm0.001242 nmi
24 dm0.001296 nmi
25 dm0.001350 nmi
26 dm0.001404 nmi
27 dm0.001458 nmi
28 dm0.001512 nmi
29 dm0.001566 nmi
30 dm0.001620 nmi
31 dm0.001674 nmi
32 dm0.001728 nmi
33 dm0.001782 nmi
34 dm0.001836 nmi
35 dm0.001890 nmi
36 dm0.001944 nmi
37 dm0.001998 nmi
38 dm0.002052 nmi
39 dm0.002106 nmi
40 dm0.002160 nmi
41 dm0.002214 nmi
42 dm0.002268 nmi
43 dm0.002322 nmi
44 dm0.002376 nmi
45 dm0.002430 nmi
46 dm0.002484 nmi
47 dm0.002538 nmi
48 dm0.002592 nmi
49 dm0.002646 nmi
50 dm0.002700 nmi
51 dm0.002754 nmi
52 dm0.002808 nmi
53 dm0.002862 nmi
54 dm0.002916 nmi
55 dm0.002970 nmi
56 dm0.003024 nmi
57 dm0.003078 nmi
58 dm0.003132 nmi
59 dm0.003186 nmi
60 dm0.003240 nmi
61 dm0.003294 nmi
62 dm0.003348 nmi
63 dm0.003402 nmi
64 dm0.003456 nmi
65 dm0.003510 nmi
66 dm0.003564 nmi
67 dm0.003618 nmi
68 dm0.003672 nmi
69 dm0.003726 nmi
70 dm0.003780 nmi
71 dm0.003834 nmi
72 dm0.003888 nmi
73 dm0.003942 nmi
74 dm0.003996 nmi
75 dm0.004050 nmi
76 dm0.004104 nmi
77 dm0.004158 nmi
78 dm0.004212 nmi
79 dm0.004266 nmi
80 dm0.004320 nmi
81 dm0.004374 nmi
82 dm0.004428 nmi
83 dm0.004482 nmi
84 dm0.004536 nmi
85 dm0.004590 nmi
86 dm0.004644 nmi
87 dm0.004698 nmi
88 dm0.004752 nmi
89 dm0.004806 nmi
90 dm0.004860 nmi
91 dm0.004914 nmi
92 dm0.004968 nmi
93 dm0.005022 nmi
94 dm0.005076 nmi
95 dm0.005130 nmi
96 dm0.005184 nmi
97 dm0.005238 nmi
98 dm0.005292 nmi
99 dm0.005346 nmi
100 dm0.005400 nmi
decimeters (dm)nautical miles (nmi)
101 dm0.005454 nmi
102 dm0.005508 nmi
103 dm0.005562 nmi
104 dm0.005616 nmi
105 dm0.005670 nmi
106 dm0.005724 nmi
107 dm0.005778 nmi
108 dm0.005832 nmi
109 dm0.005886 nmi
110 dm0.005940 nmi
111 dm0.005994 nmi
112 dm0.006048 nmi
113 dm0.006102 nmi
114 dm0.006156 nmi
115 dm0.006210 nmi
116 dm0.006263 nmi
117 dm0.006317 nmi
118 dm0.006371 nmi
119 dm0.006425 nmi
120 dm0.006479 nmi
121 dm0.006533 nmi
122 dm0.006587 nmi
123 dm0.006641 nmi
124 dm0.006695 nmi
125 dm0.006749 nmi
126 dm0.006803 nmi
127 dm0.006857 nmi
128 dm0.006911 nmi
129 dm0.006965 nmi
130 dm0.007019 nmi
131 dm0.007073 nmi
132 dm0.007127 nmi
133 dm0.007181 nmi
134 dm0.007235 nmi
135 dm0.007289 nmi
136 dm0.007343 nmi
137 dm0.007397 nmi
138 dm0.007451 nmi
139 dm0.007505 nmi
140 dm0.007559 nmi
141 dm0.007613 nmi
142 dm0.007667 nmi
143 dm0.007721 nmi
144 dm0.007775 nmi
145 dm0.007829 nmi
146 dm0.007883 nmi
147 dm0.007937 nmi
148 dm0.007991 nmi
149 dm0.008045 nmi
150 dm0.008099 nmi
151 dm0.008153 nmi
152 dm0.008207 nmi
153 dm0.008261 nmi
154 dm0.008315 nmi
155 dm0.008369 nmi
156 dm0.008423 nmi
157 dm0.008477 nmi
158 dm0.008531 nmi
159 dm0.008585 nmi
160 dm0.008639 nmi
161 dm0.008693 nmi
162 dm0.008747 nmi
163 dm0.008801 nmi
164 dm0.008855 nmi
165 dm0.008909 nmi
166 dm0.008963 nmi
167 dm0.009017 nmi
168 dm0.009071 nmi
169 dm0.009125 nmi
170 dm0.009179 nmi
171 dm0.009233 nmi
172 dm0.009287 nmi
173 dm0.009341 nmi
174 dm0.009395 nmi
175 dm0.009449 nmi
176 dm0.009503 nmi
177 dm0.009557 nmi
178 dm0.009611 nmi
179 dm0.009665 nmi
180 dm0.009719 nmi
181 dm0.009773 nmi
182 dm0.009827 nmi
183 dm0.009881 nmi
184 dm0.009935 nmi
185 dm0.009989 nmi
186 dm0.010043 nmi
187 dm0.010097 nmi
188 dm0.010151 nmi
189 dm0.010205 nmi
190 dm0.010259 nmi
191 dm0.010313 nmi
192 dm0.010367 nmi
193 dm0.010421 nmi
194 dm0.010475 nmi
195 dm0.010529 nmi
196 dm0.010583 nmi
197 dm0.010637 nmi
198 dm0.010691 nmi
199 dm0.010745 nmi
200 dm0.010799 nmi

Conversion factor of 1 decimeter to other units of length

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

  • 1 decimeter (dm) = 100,000,000 nanometers (nm)
  • 1 decimeter (dm) = 100,000 micrometers (ยตm)
  • 1 decimeter (dm) = 100 millimeters (mm)
  • 1 decimeter (dm) = 10 centimeters (cm)
  • 1 decimeter (dm) = 0.1 meter (m)
  • 1 decimeter (dm) = 0.0001 kilometer (km)
  • 1 decimeter (dm) = 3.9370078740157 inches (in)
  • 1 decimeter (dm) = 0.32808398950131 foot (ft)
  • 1 decimeter (dm) = 0.10936132983377 yard (yd)
  • 1 decimeter (dm) = 0.000062137119223733 mile (mi)
  • 1 decimeter (dm) = 0.000053995680345572 nautical mile (nmi)

What is a decimeter (dm)?

Definition of decimeter: A decimeter is a unit of length in the International System of Units (SI), commonly known as the metric system. It is equivalent to one tenth of a meter (0.1 m). It is less commonly used than centimeters or meters but can be useful for intermediate measurements.

The abbreviation for decimeter is dm. The single Unicode character ใท (U+3377) represents the 2-character Latin abbreviation for decimeter. The Windows Alt code for this character ใท is Alt + 13175.

What is a nautical mile (nmi)?

Definition of nautical mile: A nautical mile is a unit of length used primarily in maritime and aviation contexts for measuring distances over water or air. It is based on the Earthโ€™s circumference and is defined as one minute of latitude along any meridian. It is approximately equal to 1,852 meters or about 1.15078 miles.

The nautical mile technically not part of the U.S. customary, imperial or metric systems of measurement. Therefore the nautical mile is considered as a specialized unit of measurement distinct from other systems of measurement, used specifically for maritime and aviation navigational purposes.

The abbreviation for nautical mile is nmi.