Convert Metric Units To Meters
To convert metric units to meters you can use our multi-unit converter to select the unit to convert and the amount to be converted by selecting the unit from the drop down and entering the amount in the box below. Additionally you can convert from meters by entering the amount in the meters box.
Metric Units Background
Metric length units are the SI units of length as defined in the International System of Units. The SI units are based on the metre, kilogram, second system and were established in 1960. The SI unit of length is the metre and other metric length units are derived from the metre by including one of the SI prefixes (e.g. centi, kilo, nano).
Metric units are the most commonly used units being nearly globally accepted, with the United States being the one major exception. The UK has officially accepted the metric units but some imperial units remain in official use (e.g. miles, miles per hour). Canada has adopted the metric system but imperial units are still legally allowed and are in common use in some areas.
Metric Units To Meters Converters
1 Meter Expressed In Metric Units
Metric Units Expressed As Meters