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

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- micrometers to yards
- micrometers to miles
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## How many micrometers (µm) are in a centimeter (cm)? What is the formula for how to convert micrometers to centimeters (µm to cm)?

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

So we can say that there is 0.0001 centimeter 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 centimeter unit of measurement is 0.0001.

Inversely (or reciprocally),

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

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

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 centimeter unit of measurement is 10,000.

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 centimeters (µm to cm). Both formulas will yield the same result. The formulas are:

cm = µm × 0.0001→ This is the formula based on the multiplication conversion factor.

and

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

For example, if you have a length of 75000 micrometers that you want to convert to centimeters, you would use either of the two formulas as follows:

cm = 75000 µm × 0.0001 = 7.5 cm

cm = 75000 µm ÷ 10,000 = 7.5 cm

So, the result is the same using either formula, which is 7.5 centimeters.

## Micrometers to centimeters (µm to cm) 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 centimeters is needed, here is a micrometers-to-centimeters 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 centimeters. These equivalent measurement values may be rounded off to 1 or 2 decimal places when it is mathematically expedient for everyday applications.

micrometers (µm) | centimeters (cm) |
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1 µm | 0.0001 cm |

2 µm | 0.0002 cm |

3 µm | 0.0003 cm |

4 µm | 0.0004 cm |

5 µm | 0.0005 cm |

6 µm | 0.0006 cm |

7 µm | 0.0007 cm |

8 µm | 0.0008 cm |

9 µm | 0.0009 cm |

10 µm | 0.0010 cm |

11 µm | 0.0011 cm |

12 µm | 0.0012 cm |

13 µm | 0.0013 cm |

14 µm | 0.0014 cm |

15 µm | 0.0015 cm |

16 µm | 0.0016 cm |

17 µm | 0.0017 cm |

18 µm | 0.0018 cm |

19 µm | 0.0019 cm |

20 µm | 0.0020 cm |

21 µm | 0.0021 cm |

22 µm | 0.0022 cm |

23 µm | 0.0023 cm |

24 µm | 0.0024 cm |

25 µm | 0.0025 cm |

26 µm | 0.0026 cm |

27 µm | 0.0027 cm |

28 µm | 0.0028 cm |

29 µm | 0.0029 cm |

30 µm | 0.0030 cm |

31 µm | 0.0031 cm |

32 µm | 0.0032 cm |

33 µm | 0.0033 cm |

34 µm | 0.0034 cm |

35 µm | 0.0035 cm |

36 µm | 0.0036 cm |

37 µm | 0.0037 cm |

38 µm | 0.0038 cm |

39 µm | 0.0039 cm |

40 µm | 0.0040 cm |

41 µm | 0.0041 cm |

42 µm | 0.0042 cm |

43 µm | 0.0043 cm |

44 µm | 0.0044 cm |

45 µm | 0.0045 cm |

46 µm | 0.0046 cm |

47 µm | 0.0047 cm |

48 µm | 0.0048 cm |

49 µm | 0.0049 cm |

50 µm | 0.0050 cm |

51 µm | 0.0051 cm |

52 µm | 0.0052 cm |

53 µm | 0.0053 cm |

54 µm | 0.0054 cm |

55 µm | 0.0055 cm |

56 µm | 0.0056 cm |

57 µm | 0.0057 cm |

58 µm | 0.0058 cm |

59 µm | 0.0059 cm |

60 µm | 0.0060 cm |

61 µm | 0.0061 cm |

62 µm | 0.0062 cm |

63 µm | 0.0063 cm |

64 µm | 0.0064 cm |

65 µm | 0.0065 cm |

66 µm | 0.0066 cm |

67 µm | 0.0067 cm |

68 µm | 0.0068 cm |

69 µm | 0.0069 cm |

70 µm | 0.0070 cm |

71 µm | 0.0071 cm |

72 µm | 0.0072 cm |

73 µm | 0.0073 cm |

74 µm | 0.0074 cm |

75 µm | 0.0075 cm |

76 µm | 0.0076 cm |

77 µm | 0.0077 cm |

78 µm | 0.0078 cm |

79 µm | 0.0079 cm |

80 µm | 0.0080 cm |

81 µm | 0.0081 cm |

82 µm | 0.0082 cm |

83 µm | 0.0083 cm |

84 µm | 0.0084 cm |

85 µm | 0.0085 cm |

86 µm | 0.0086 cm |

87 µm | 0.0087 cm |

88 µm | 0.0088 cm |

89 µm | 0.0089 cm |

90 µm | 0.0090 cm |

91 µm | 0.0091 cm |

92 µm | 0.0092 cm |

93 µm | 0.0093 cm |

94 µm | 0.0094 cm |

95 µm | 0.0095 cm |

96 µm | 0.0096 cm |

97 µm | 0.0097 cm |

98 µm | 0.0098 cm |

99 µm | 0.0099 cm |

100 µm | 0.0100 cm |

micrometers (µm) | centimeters (cm) |
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101 µm | 0.0101 cm |

102 µm | 0.0102 cm |

103 µm | 0.0103 cm |

104 µm | 0.0104 cm |

105 µm | 0.0105 cm |

106 µm | 0.0106 cm |

107 µm | 0.0107 cm |

108 µm | 0.0108 cm |

109 µm | 0.0109 cm |

110 µm | 0.0110 cm |

111 µm | 0.0111 cm |

112 µm | 0.0112 cm |

113 µm | 0.0113 cm |

114 µm | 0.0114 cm |

115 µm | 0.0115 cm |

116 µm | 0.0116 cm |

117 µm | 0.0117 cm |

118 µm | 0.0118 cm |

119 µm | 0.0119 cm |

120 µm | 0.0120 cm |

121 µm | 0.0121 cm |

122 µm | 0.0122 cm |

123 µm | 0.0123 cm |

124 µm | 0.0124 cm |

125 µm | 0.0125 cm |

126 µm | 0.0126 cm |

127 µm | 0.0127 cm |

128 µm | 0.0128 cm |

129 µm | 0.0129 cm |

130 µm | 0.0130 cm |

131 µm | 0.0131 cm |

132 µm | 0.0132 cm |

133 µm | 0.0133 cm |

134 µm | 0.0134 cm |

135 µm | 0.0135 cm |

136 µm | 0.0136 cm |

137 µm | 0.0137 cm |

138 µm | 0.0138 cm |

139 µm | 0.0139 cm |

140 µm | 0.0140 cm |

141 µm | 0.0141 cm |

142 µm | 0.0142 cm |

143 µm | 0.0143 cm |

144 µm | 0.0144 cm |

145 µm | 0.0145 cm |

146 µm | 0.0146 cm |

147 µm | 0.0147 cm |

148 µm | 0.0148 cm |

149 µm | 0.0149 cm |

150 µm | 0.0150 cm |

151 µm | 0.0151 cm |

152 µm | 0.0152 cm |

153 µm | 0.0153 cm |

154 µm | 0.0154 cm |

155 µm | 0.0155 cm |

156 µm | 0.0156 cm |

157 µm | 0.0157 cm |

158 µm | 0.0158 cm |

159 µm | 0.0159 cm |

160 µm | 0.0160 cm |

161 µm | 0.0161 cm |

162 µm | 0.0162 cm |

163 µm | 0.0163 cm |

164 µm | 0.0164 cm |

165 µm | 0.0165 cm |

166 µm | 0.0166 cm |

167 µm | 0.0167 cm |

168 µm | 0.0168 cm |

169 µm | 0.0169 cm |

170 µm | 0.0170 cm |

171 µm | 0.0171 cm |

172 µm | 0.0172 cm |

173 µm | 0.0173 cm |

174 µm | 0.0174 cm |

175 µm | 0.0175 cm |

176 µm | 0.0176 cm |

177 µm | 0.0177 cm |

178 µm | 0.0178 cm |

179 µm | 0.0179 cm |

180 µm | 0.0180 cm |

181 µm | 0.0181 cm |

182 µm | 0.0182 cm |

183 µm | 0.0183 cm |

184 µm | 0.0184 cm |

185 µm | 0.0185 cm |

186 µm | 0.0186 cm |

187 µm | 0.0187 cm |

188 µm | 0.0188 cm |

189 µm | 0.0189 cm |

190 µm | 0.0190 cm |

191 µm | 0.0191 cm |

192 µm | 0.0192 cm |

193 µm | 0.0193 cm |

194 µm | 0.0194 cm |

195 µm | 0.0195 cm |

196 µm | 0.0196 cm |

197 µm | 0.0197 cm |

198 µm | 0.0198 cm |

199 µm | 0.0199 cm |

200 µm | 0.0200 cm |

## Conversion of 1 micrometer (µm) 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 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.