Meter to Hectometer (m to hm) Converter Explained

By Last updated: June 21, 2023

Meter to Hectometer Converter

How to convert from meters to hectometers?

To convert a distance or length from meters or m to hectometers or hm, follow the simple steps below:

  1. Write down the length value in meters (m).
  2. Multiply it by the value of a meter-to-hectometer conversion factor: 0.01.
  3. The result from multiplication is the value of a length or distance in hectometers or hm.

Meters to hectometers formula

Here is the equation to find the length or distance in hectometers (hm) when knowing the n-meters (m): n (m) = n × 0.01 (hm).

Fraction formula for converting from meters to hm:

$$n\ \text{hectometer} = \frac{n\ \text{meters}}{100}$$

Decimal formula:

$$hm= m \times 0.01$$

Scientific notion formula:

$$hm= m \times 10^2$$

Or remember the conversion factor: 1 m = 0.01 hm.

$$1\ m = 0.01\ hm$$

Examples

How to convert 374 meters to hectometers?

Write down 374 meters and multiply it by the meter-to-hectometer conversion factor: 0.01 or 102 to get hectometers:

$374\ m = 374 \times 0.01 = 3.74\ hm$

So 374 meters is equal to 3.74 hectometers or 3.74 hm.

How to convert 1600 meters to hectometers?

Write down 1600 meters and divide it by 100 to get hectometers:

$1\,600\ m = \frac{1\,600}{100} = 16\ hm$

So 1,600 meters is equal to 16 hectometers or 16 hm.

Alternatively, you can use our calculator by entering 1600 into the meter box, and you instantly get the length in hectometers, in this case, 16 hm.

Convert 1600 meters to hectometers with our calculator app.
Convert 1600 meters to hectometers with our calculator app.

Meters to hectometers table

Here is the conversion table from meters (m) to hectometers (hm) valued from 1 to 10,000. Use the table for a quick reference and remember it for everyday use.

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
60 m0.6 hm
70 m0.7 hm
80 m0.8 hm
90 m0.9 hm
100 m1 hm
200 m2 hm
300 m3 hm
400 m4 hm
500 m5 hm
600 m6 hm
700 m7 hm
800 m8 hm
900 m9 hm
1,000 m10 hm
2,000 m20 hm
3,000 m30 hm
4,000 m40 hm
5,000 m50 hm
6,000 m60 hm
7,000 m70 hm
8,000 m80 hm
9,000 m90 hm
10,000 m100 hm

FAQs

How many meters are there in a hectometer?

There are 100 meters in a hectometer. Hecto- or h- is an official SI prefix denoting multiplication by 100 or 102.

Is meters or hectometers bigger?

A hectometer is a hundred times bigger than a meter. The meter is the base unit of metric length in the International System of Units (SI), while a hectometer equals one hundred meters.

Meter to Hectometer Converter

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About this app

The Meter to Hectometer (m to hm) converter is a simple tool for converting length or distance from meter (m) to hectometer (hm) with an additional saving feature that allows you to keep track of multiple conversions for comparison.

App availability

You can use the calculator for free as a PWA web app online or install it locally on any modern operating system, including Android, iOS, Windows 11/10, and macOS.

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