Micrometers (µm) to Meters (m) Converter

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

How many micrometers (µm) are in 1 meter (m)? What is the formula for how to convert micrometers to meters (µm to m)?

1 micrometer (µm) = 0.000001 meter (m)
So we can say that there is 0.000001 meter in 1 micrometer.
This means that the multiplication conversion factor to convert a quantity expressed in a micrometer unit of measurement to an equivalent quantity expressed in a meter unit of measurement is 0.000001.

Inversely (or reciprocally),

1 meter (m) = 1,000,000 micrometers (µm)
So we can say that there is 1,000,000 micrometers in 1 meter.
This means that the division conversion factor to convert a quantity expressed in a micrometer unit of measurement to an equivalent quantity expressed in a meter unit of measurement is 1,000,000.

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 micrometers to an equivalent quantity of length expressed in meters (µm to m). Both formulas will yield the same result. The formulas are:

m = µm × 0.000001    → This is the formula based on the multiplication conversion factor.

and

m = µm ÷ 1,000,000    → This is the formula based on the division conversion factor.

For example, if you have a length of 8,500,000 micrometers that you want to convert to meters, you would use either of the two formulas as follows:

m = 8,500,000 µm × 0.000001 = 8.5 m
m = 8,500,000 µm ÷ 1,000,000 = 8.5 m

So, the result is the same using either formula, which is 8.5 meters.

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

micrometers (µm)meters (m)
1 µm0.000001 m
2 µm0.000002 m
3 µm0.000003 m
4 µm0.000004 m
5 µm0.000005 m
6 µm0.000006 m
7 µm0.000007 m
8 µm0.000008 m
9 µm0.000009 m
10 µm0.000010 m
11 µm0.000011 m
12 µm0.000012 m
13 µm0.000013 m
14 µm0.000014 m
15 µm0.000015 m
16 µm0.000016 m
17 µm0.000017 m
18 µm0.000018 m
19 µm0.000019 m
20 µm0.000020 m
21 µm0.000021 m
22 µm0.000022 m
23 µm0.000023 m
24 µm0.000024 m
25 µm0.000025 m
26 µm0.000026 m
27 µm0.000027 m
28 µm0.000028 m
29 µm0.000029 m
30 µm0.000030 m
31 µm0.000031 m
32 µm0.000032 m
33 µm0.000033 m
34 µm0.000034 m
35 µm0.000035 m
36 µm0.000036 m
37 µm0.000037 m
38 µm0.000038 m
39 µm0.000039 m
40 µm0.000040 m
41 µm0.000041 m
42 µm0.000042 m
43 µm0.000043 m
44 µm0.000044 m
45 µm0.000045 m
46 µm0.000046 m
47 µm0.000047 m
48 µm0.000048 m
49 µm0.000049 m
50 µm0.000050 m
51 µm0.000051 m
52 µm0.000052 m
53 µm0.000053 m
54 µm0.000054 m
55 µm0.000055 m
56 µm0.000056 m
57 µm0.000057 m
58 µm0.000058 m
59 µm0.000059 m
60 µm0.000060 m
61 µm0.000061 m
62 µm0.000062 m
63 µm0.000063 m
64 µm0.000064 m
65 µm0.000065 m
66 µm0.000066 m
67 µm0.000067 m
68 µm0.000068 m
69 µm0.000069 m
70 µm0.000070 m
71 µm0.000071 m
72 µm0.000072 m
73 µm0.000073 m
74 µm0.000074 m
75 µm0.000075 m
76 µm0.000076 m
77 µm0.000077 m
78 µm0.000078 m
79 µm0.000079 m
80 µm0.000080 m
81 µm0.000081 m
82 µm0.000082 m
83 µm0.000083 m
84 µm0.000084 m
85 µm0.000085 m
86 µm0.000086 m
87 µm0.000087 m
88 µm0.000088 m
89 µm0.000089 m
90 µm0.000090 m
91 µm0.000091 m
92 µm0.000092 m
93 µm0.000093 m
94 µm0.000094 m
95 µm0.000095 m
96 µm0.000096 m
97 µm0.000097 m
98 µm0.000098 m
99 µm0.000099 m
100 µm0.000100 m
micrometers (µm)meters (m)
101 µm0.000101 m
102 µm0.000102 m
103 µm0.000103 m
104 µm0.000104 m
105 µm0.000105 m
106 µm0.000106 m
107 µm0.000107 m
108 µm0.000108 m
109 µm0.000109 m
110 µm0.000110 m
111 µm0.000111 m
112 µm0.000112 m
113 µm0.000113 m
114 µm0.000114 m
115 µm0.000115 m
116 µm0.000116 m
117 µm0.000117 m
118 µm0.000118 m
119 µm0.000119 m
120 µm0.000120 m
121 µm0.000121 m
122 µm0.000122 m
123 µm0.000123 m
124 µm0.000124 m
125 µm0.000125 m
126 µm0.000126 m
127 µm0.000127 m
128 µm0.000128 m
129 µm0.000129 m
130 µm0.000130 m
131 µm0.000131 m
132 µm0.000132 m
133 µm0.000133 m
134 µm0.000134 m
135 µm0.000135 m
136 µm0.000136 m
137 µm0.000137 m
138 µm0.000138 m
139 µm0.000139 m
140 µm0.000140 m
141 µm0.000141 m
142 µm0.000142 m
143 µm0.000143 m
144 µm0.000144 m
145 µm0.000145 m
146 µm0.000146 m
147 µm0.000147 m
148 µm0.000148 m
149 µm0.000149 m
150 µm0.000150 m
151 µm0.000151 m
152 µm0.000152 m
153 µm0.000153 m
154 µm0.000154 m
155 µm0.000155 m
156 µm0.000156 m
157 µm0.000157 m
158 µm0.000158 m
159 µm0.000159 m
160 µm0.000160 m
161 µm0.000161 m
162 µm0.000162 m
163 µm0.000163 m
164 µm0.000164 m
165 µm0.000165 m
166 µm0.000166 m
167 µm0.000167 m
168 µm0.000168 m
169 µm0.000169 m
170 µm0.000170 m
171 µm0.000171 m
172 µm0.000172 m
173 µm0.000173 m
174 µm0.000174 m
175 µm0.000175 m
176 µm0.000176 m
177 µm0.000177 m
178 µm0.000178 m
179 µm0.000179 m
180 µm0.000180 m
181 µm0.000181 m
182 µm0.000182 m
183 µm0.000183 m
184 µm0.000184 m
185 µm0.000185 m
186 µm0.000186 m
187 µm0.000187 m
188 µm0.000188 m
189 µm0.000189 m
190 µm0.000190 m
191 µm0.000191 m
192 µm0.000192 m
193 µm0.000193 m
194 µm0.000194 m
195 µm0.000195 m
196 µm0.000196 m
197 µm0.000197 m
198 µm0.000198 m
199 µm0.000199 m
200 µm0.000200 m

Conversion factor of 1 micrometer to other units of length

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

  • 1 micrometer (µm) = 1,000 nanometers (nm)
  • 1 micrometer (µm) = 0.001 millimeter (mm)
  • 1 micrometer (µm) = 0.0001 centimeter (cm)
  • 1 micrometer (µm) = 0.00001 decimeter (dm)
  • 1 micrometer (µm) = 0.000001 meter (m)
  • 1 micrometer (µm) = 0.000000001 kilometer (km)
  • 1 micrometer (µm) = 0.000039370078740157 inch (in)
  • 1 micrometer (µm) = 0.0000032808398950131 foot (ft)
  • 1 micrometer (µm) = 0.0000010936132983377 yard (yd)
  • 1 micrometer (µm) = 0.00000000062137119223733 mile (mi)
  • 1 micrometer (µm) = 0.00000000053995680345572 nautical mile (nmi)

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.

What is a meter (m)?

Definition of meter: The meter is the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI), commonly known as the metric system. A meter is defined as the distance light travels in a vacuum in 1/299,792,458 seconds. It is widely used globally as the standard unit for measuring length.

The abbreviation for meter is m.