Centimeters (cm) to Decimeters (dm) calculator

Input the amount of centimeters you want to convert to decimeters in the below input field, and then click in the "Convert" button. But if you want to convert from decimeters to centimeters, please checkout this tool.


Formula used to convert cm to dm:

F(x) = x / 10

For example, if you want to convert 15 cm to dm, just replace x by 15 [cm]:

15 cm = 15/10 = 1.5 dm


  1. Divide the amount of centimeters by 10.
  2. The result will be expressed in decimeters.

Centimeter to Decimeter Conversion Table

The following table will show the most common conversions for Centimeters (cm) to Decimeters (dm):

Centimeters (cm) Decimeters (dm)
0.001 cm 0.0001 dm
0.01 cm 0.001 dm
0.1 cm 0.01 dm
1 cm 0.1 dm
2 cm 0.2 dm
3 cm 0.3 dm
4 cm 0.4 dm
5 cm 0.5 dm
6 cm 0.6 dm
7 cm 0.7 dm
8 cm 0.8 dm
9 cm 0.9 dm
10 cm 1 dm
20 cm 2 dm
30 cm 3 dm
40 cm 4 dm
50 cm 5 dm
60 cm 6 dm
70 cm 7 dm
80 cm 8 dm
90 cm 9 dm
100 cm 10 dm

About Centimeters (cm)

A centimetre or centimeter (American spelling) is a unit of length in the metric system defined by the SI (International System of Units), equal to one hundredth of a metre. The symbol used is cm. The centimetre was the base unit of length in the now deprecated centimetre–gram–second (CGS) system of units. Nowadays, the system of units used is MKS (metre-kilogram-second).

About Decimeters (dm)

The decimeter is a unit of length in the metric system (SI), equal to one tenth of a metre (i.e. 1 dm is equal to 0.1 meters).

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What is Centimeter to Decimeter calculator?

Centimeter to Decimeter is a free and online calculator that converts Centimeters to Decimeters.

How do I use Centimeter to Decimeter?

You just have to insert the amount of Centimeters you want to convert and press the "Convert" button. The amount of Decimeters will be outputed in the input field below the button.

Which browsers are supported?

All mayor web browsers are supported, including Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera.

Which devices does Centimeter to Decimeter work on?

Centimeter to Decimeter calculator works in any device that supports any of the browsers mentioned before. It can be a smartphone, desktop computer, notebook, tablet, etc.