Online calculator to convert meters to hectometers (m to hm) with formulas, examples, and tables. Our conversions provide a quick and easy way to convert between Length or Distance units.

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How to convert m to hm: Enter a value in the m field and click on the "Calculate hm" button. Your answer will appear in the hm field.


Conversion Definitions


The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between meters and hectometers.

What is a meter (m)?

A meter is a unit of Length or Distance in the Metric System. The symbol for meter is m. There are 100 meters in a hectometer. The International spelling for this unit is metre.

What is a hectometer (hm)?

A hectometer is a unit of Length or Distance in the Metric System. The symbol for hectometer is hm. There are 0.01 hectometers in a meter. The International spelling for this unit is hectometre.


Conversion Formula


Let"s take a closer look at the conversion formula so that you can do these conversions yourself with a calculator or with an old-fashioned pencil and paper.

The formula to convert from m to hm is:

hm = m ÷ 100

Conversion Example


Next, let"s look at an example showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting from meters to hectometers (m to hm).

Meter to Hectometer Conversion Example

Task: Convert 750 meters to hectometers (show work)Formula:m ÷ 100 = hmCalculations:750 m ÷ 100 = 7.5 hmResult:750 m is equal to 7.5 hm

Meters to Hectometers Conversion Chart

meters (m)hectometers (hm)
1 m0.01 hm
2 m0.02 hm
3 m0.03 hm
4 m0.04 hm
5 m0.05 hm
6 m0.06 hm
7 m0.07 hm
8 m0.08 hm
9 m0.09 hm
10 m0.1 hm
20 m0.2 hm
30 m0.3 hm
40 m0.4 hm
50 m0.5 hm
75 m0.75 hm
100 m1 hm
250 m2.5 hm
500 m5 hm
750 m7.5 hm
1,000 m10 hm
2,500 m25 hm
5,000 m50 hm
7,500 m75 hm
10,000 m100 hm
25,000 m250 hm
50,000 m500 hm
75,000 m750 hm
100,000 m1,000 hm
250,000 m2,500 hm

This table provides a summary of the Length or Distance units within their respective measurement systems.

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UnitSymbolMeasurement SystemDescription
inchesin or "US Customary Units/Imperial System36 inches = 1 yard
feetft or "US Customary Units/Imperial System1 foot = 12 inches
yardsydUS Customary Units/Imperial System1 yard = 3 feet
milesmiUS Customary Units/Imperial System1 mile = 1760 yards or 5280 feet
picometerspmMetric System1 m = 1,000,000,000,000 pm
nanometersnmMetric System1 m = 1,000,000,000 nm
micrometersμmMetric System1 m = 1,000,000 μm
millimetersmmMetric System1 m = 1,000 mm
centimeterscmMetric System1 m = 100 cm
decimetersdmMetric System1 m = 10 dm
metersmMetric Systembase unit
decametersdam or dkmMetric System1 dam = 10 m
hectometershmMetric System1 hm = 100 m
kilometerskmMetric System1 km = 1,000 m
megametersMmMetric System1 Mm = 1,000,000 m
gigametersGmMetric System1 Gm = 1,000,000,000 m
nautical milesM or NM or nmiNon-SI (International)1 nmi = 1,852 meters
angstromsÅNon-SI (International)10,000,000,000 Å = 1 m
rodsrodNon-SI (International)320 rods = 1 mile

Note: For Length and Distance conversions, US Customary Units and the Imperial System are equivalent.


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