### What is a Micrometer?

The **Micrometre** (SI symbol: μm) or micrometer (American spelling), also commonly known as a micron, is a unit of length equalling 1×10−6 meter (SI standard prefix "micro-" = 10−6); that is, one-millionth of a meter (or one-thousandth of a millimeter, 0.001 mm, or about 0.00004 inches).

A micrometer is a standard unit of measurement used to measure wavelengths of infrared radiations, sizes of biological cells and bacteria, and for grading wool by the diameter of the fibers.

The width of a single human hair ranges from approximately 20 to 200 μm. The longest human chromosome, chromosome 1, is approximately 10 μm in length.

### What is a Centimeter?

A **Centimeter** (abbreviation, cm) is a unit for measuring length in the metric system of measurement. A Centimeter is equal to one hundredth of a metre (1/100).

The centimetre remains a practical unit of length for many everyday measurements of the length of objects and small distances.

A meter consists of 100 centimeters, a square meter consists of 10,000 square centimeters, and a cubic meter consists of 1,000,000 cubic centimeters.

### How to Convert Micrometer to Centimeters?

To convert Micrometer to Centimeters, simply divide the Micrometer value by 10000.

The formula used to calculate Micrometer to Centimeters -

**d**_{(μm)} = **d**_{(cm)} / 10000

The distance *d* in Centimeters (cm) is equal to the distance *d* in Micrometers (μm) divided by 10000.

### How many Centimeters in a Micrometer

In simple terms, 1 μm is equal to 0.0001 cm.

The formula used is 1/10000 = 0.0001(cm)

### How many Micrometers in a Centimeter

1 Centimeter is equal to 10000 Micrometers. So we can also say that there are 10000 Micrometers in a Centimeter.

### Micrometer to Centimeters Conversion Table

Micrometer (μm) | Centimeter (cm) |
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0.01 (μm) | |

0.02 (μm) | |

0.03 (μm) | |

0.04 (μm) | |

0.05 (μm) | |

1 (μm) | |

2 (μm) | |

3 (μm) | |

4 (μm) | |

5 (μm) | |

6 (μm) | |

7 (μm) | |

8 (μm) | |

9 (μm) | |

10 (μm) | |

20 (μm) | |

30 (μm) | |

40 (μm) | |

50 (μm) | |

60 (μm) | |

70 (μm) | |

80 (μm) | |

90 (μm) | |

100 (μm) | |

200 (μm) | |

300 (μm) | |

400 (μm) | |

500 (μm) | |

600 (μm) | |

700 (μm) | |

800 (μm) | |

900 (μm) | |

1000 (μm) | |

5000 (μm) | |

10000 (μm) |