Micrometers (µm) to Inches (in) Converter

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

How many micrometers (µm) are in an inch (in)? What is the formula for how to convert micrometers to inches (µm to in)?

1 micrometer (µm) = 0.000039370078740157 inch (in)
So we can say that there is 0.000039370078740157 inch 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 an inch unit of measurement is 0.000039370078740157.

Inversely (or reciprocally),

1 inch (in) = 25,400 micrometers (µm)
So we can say that there is 25,400 micrometers in 1 inch.
This means that the division conversion factor to convert a quantity expressed in a micrometer unit of measurement to an equivalent quantity expressed in an inch unit of measurement is 25,400.

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 inches (µm to in). Both formulas will yield the same result. The formulas are:

in = µm × 0.000039370078740157    → This is the formula based on the multiplication conversion factor.

and

in = µm ÷ 25,400    → This is the formula based on the division conversion factor.

For example, if you have a length of 65,000 micrometers that you want to convert to inches, you would use either of the two formulas as follows:

in = 65,000 µm × 0.000039370078740157 = 2.55905511811 in
in = 65,000 µm ÷ 25,400 = 2.55905511811 in

So, the result is the same using either formula, which is 2.55905511811 inches.

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

micrometers (µm)inches (in)
1 µm0.00003937 in
2 µm0.00007874 in
3 µm0.00011811 in
4 µm0.00015748 in
5 µm0.00019685 in
6 µm0.00023622 in
7 µm0.00027559 in
8 µm0.00031496 in
9 µm0.00035433 in
10 µm0.00039370 in
11 µm0.00043307 in
12 µm0.00047244 in
13 µm0.00051181 in
14 µm0.00055118 in
15 µm0.00059055 in
16 µm0.00062992 in
17 µm0.00066929 in
18 µm0.00070866 in
19 µm0.00074803 in
20 µm0.00078740 in
21 µm0.00082677 in
22 µm0.00086614 in
23 µm0.00090551 in
24 µm0.00094488 in
25 µm0.00098425 in
26 µm0.00102362 in
27 µm0.00106299 in
28 µm0.00110236 in
29 µm0.00114173 in
30 µm0.00118110 in
31 µm0.00122047 in
32 µm0.00125984 in
33 µm0.00129921 in
34 µm0.00133858 in
35 µm0.00137795 in
36 µm0.00141732 in
37 µm0.00145669 in
38 µm0.00149606 in
39 µm0.00153543 in
40 µm0.00157480 in
41 µm0.00161417 in
42 µm0.00165354 in
43 µm0.00169291 in
44 µm0.00173228 in
45 µm0.00177165 in
46 µm0.00181102 in
47 µm0.00185039 in
48 µm0.00188976 in
49 µm0.00192913 in
50 µm0.00196850 in
51 µm0.00200787 in
52 µm0.00204724 in
53 µm0.00208661 in
54 µm0.00212598 in
55 µm0.00216535 in
56 µm0.00220472 in
57 µm0.00224409 in
58 µm0.00228346 in
59 µm0.00232283 in
60 µm0.00236220 in
61 µm0.00240157 in
62 µm0.00244094 in
63 µm0.00248031 in
64 µm0.00251969 in
65 µm0.00255906 in
66 µm0.00259843 in
67 µm0.00263780 in
68 µm0.00267717 in
69 µm0.00271654 in
70 µm0.00275591 in
71 µm0.00279528 in
72 µm0.00283465 in
73 µm0.00287402 in
74 µm0.00291339 in
75 µm0.00295276 in
76 µm0.00299213 in
77 µm0.00303150 in
78 µm0.00307087 in
79 µm0.00311024 in
80 µm0.00314961 in
81 µm0.00318898 in
82 µm0.00322835 in
83 µm0.00326772 in
84 µm0.00330709 in
85 µm0.00334646 in
86 µm0.00338583 in
87 µm0.00342520 in
88 µm0.00346457 in
89 µm0.00350394 in
90 µm0.00354331 in
91 µm0.00358268 in
92 µm0.00362205 in
93 µm0.00366142 in
94 µm0.00370079 in
95 µm0.00374016 in
96 µm0.00377953 in
97 µm0.00381890 in
98 µm0.00385827 in
99 µm0.00389764 in
100 µm0.00393701 in
micrometers (µm)inches (in)
101 µm0.00397638 in
102 µm0.00401575 in
103 µm0.00405512 in
104 µm0.00409449 in
105 µm0.00413386 in
106 µm0.00417323 in
107 µm0.00421260 in
108 µm0.00425197 in
109 µm0.00429134 in
110 µm0.00433071 in
111 µm0.00437008 in
112 µm0.00440945 in
113 µm0.00444882 in
114 µm0.00448819 in
115 µm0.00452756 in
116 µm0.00456693 in
117 µm0.00460630 in
118 µm0.00464567 in
119 µm0.00468504 in
120 µm0.00472441 in
121 µm0.00476378 in
122 µm0.00480315 in
123 µm0.00484252 in
124 µm0.00488189 in
125 µm0.00492126 in
126 µm0.00496063 in
127 µm0.00500000 in
128 µm0.00503937 in
129 µm0.00507874 in
130 µm0.00511811 in
131 µm0.00515748 in
132 µm0.00519685 in
133 µm0.00523622 in
134 µm0.00527559 in
135 µm0.00531496 in
136 µm0.00535433 in
137 µm0.00539370 in
138 µm0.00543307 in
139 µm0.00547244 in
140 µm0.00551181 in
141 µm0.00555118 in
142 µm0.00559055 in
143 µm0.00562992 in
144 µm0.00566929 in
145 µm0.00570866 in
146 µm0.00574803 in
147 µm0.00578740 in
148 µm0.00582677 in
149 µm0.00586614 in
150 µm0.00590551 in
151 µm0.00594488 in
152 µm0.00598425 in
153 µm0.00602362 in
154 µm0.00606299 in
155 µm0.00610236 in
156 µm0.00614173 in
157 µm0.00618110 in
158 µm0.00622047 in
159 µm0.00625984 in
160 µm0.00629921 in
161 µm0.00633858 in
162 µm0.00637795 in
163 µm0.00641732 in
164 µm0.00645669 in
165 µm0.00649606 in
166 µm0.00653543 in
167 µm0.00657480 in
168 µm0.00661417 in
169 µm0.00665354 in
170 µm0.00669291 in
171 µm0.00673228 in
172 µm0.00677165 in
173 µm0.00681102 in
174 µm0.00685039 in
175 µm0.00688976 in
176 µm0.00692913 in
177 µm0.00696850 in
178 µm0.00700787 in
179 µm0.00704724 in
180 µm0.00708661 in
181 µm0.00712598 in
182 µm0.00716535 in
183 µm0.00720472 in
184 µm0.00724409 in
185 µm0.00728346 in
186 µm0.00732283 in
187 µm0.00736220 in
188 µm0.00740157 in
189 µm0.00744094 in
190 µm0.00748031 in
191 µm0.00751969 in
192 µm0.00755906 in
193 µm0.00759843 in
194 µm0.00763780 in
195 µm0.00767717 in
196 µm0.00771654 in
197 µm0.00775591 in
198 µm0.00779528 in
199 µm0.00783465 in
200 µm0.00787402 in

You can use this chart as a reference for common conversions.

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 an inch (in)?

Definition of inch: An inch is an imperial and US customary unit of length equal to 1/12 of a foot or 2.54 centimeters. It is often used in the United States and the United Kingdom, that follow these measurement systems for small measurements such as in construction and carpentry.

The abbreviation for inch is in. The single Unicode character ㏌ (U+33CC) represents the 2-character Latin abbreviation for inch. The Windows Alt code for this character ㏌ is Alt + 13260.

The informal symbol for inch is represented by a double prime (″) or double quote (“). For example, 12 inches can be written as 12″.