Feet to Meter Converter

1 Feet Is Equal To 0.3048 Meter

Feet to Meter conversions

Here are some common conversions between feet and meters:



1 Feet to Meter


2 Feet to Meter


3 Feet to Meter


4 Feet to Meter


5 Feet to Meter


6 Feet to Meter


7 Feet to Meter


8 Feet to Meter


9 Feet to Meter


10 Feet to Meter


11 Feet to Meter


12 Feet to Meter


13 Feet to Meter


14 Feet to Meter


15 Feet to Meter


16 Feet to Meter


17 Feet to Meter


18 Feet to Meter


19 Feet to Meter


20 Feet to Meter


How to Convert Feet to Meter?

Converting from feet to meters is an easy process. You have to multiply the foot unit by 0.304 in order to convert it to meters. Thus, for instance, you would multiply 5 by 0.304 to convert 5 feet to meters.

Therefore, 5 feet = 5 x 0.304 = 1.52 meters

Here are some common measurements associated with one foot in order to convert feet to meters.

1 foot

30.48 cm

1 foot

0.00304 km

1 foot

0.000189 miles

1 foot

0.333 yards

1 foot

12 inches

Feet to Meter Formula and Example

The following formula can be used to convert feet to meters and is quite easy to use:

Meter = Feet X 0.3048

Here are some examples of conversions from feet to meters.



10 Feet is equal to 10* 0.305

3.048 Meter

20 Feet is equal to 20* 0.305

6.096 Meter

50 Feet is equal to 50* 0.305

15.24 Meter

75 Feet is equal to 75* 0.305

22.86 Meter

100 Feet is equal to 100* 0.305

30.48 Meter

1000 Feet is equal to 1000* 0.305

304.80 Meter

History of Feet

One of the most widely used Imperial and Customary Systems of measuring length is the foot (referred to as feet in plural). The standard way to express it is ft. 12 inches equals one foot.

The majority of ancient civilizations created their own version of this local measurement unit. This was a common measurement of the size of one adult man's "foot," similar to how most measurements were derived from body parts.

This led to slightly different foot lengths in various systems, including American, British, Greek, Roman, and French. Consider the antiquated UK measurement. During that period, the measurement of one foot was established by taking into account the foot size of King Henry I, which was approximately 12 inches!

One foot was measured as the length of four palms or sixteen fingers during the Egyptian eras. This came out to be approximately 11.8 inches.

In Greek times, one foot was equal to one-six hundredth of a stadion. In Greece, a stadion was a unit of measurement equivalent to roughly 594 feet. Therefore, 1 foot was estimated to be roughly 11.9 inches. The standard measurement of one foot became 12 inches over time, and it still is. 2.54 cm is equal to one inch.

Therefore, 1 feet = 12 X 2.54 = 30.48 cm.

1 cm = 0.01 m

Hence, when it comes to feet to meter conversion, 1 feet = 0.304 m

Here are some of the common conversions from feet.

1 foot

12 inches

1 foot

30 cm

1 foot

0.304 meter

1 foot

0.000189 mile

1 foot

0.333 yard

About Meter

The word "meter" comes from the Greek word "metron." This signifies "a measure." Much work was done to standardize the definition of the meter in the late 1600s. A pendulum's length served as the initial official definition of a meter. They quickly discovered, though, that pendulum lengths differed in various locations.

The next definition that was put forth was quite intricate. The consensus among scientists was that one meter corresponds to a ten-millionth of the distance between the North Pole and the Equator. It turned out that this was too difficult to compute.

A meter bar, or scale, was first introduced by scientists in 1799. However, the meter bar's size continued to fluctuate.

A revised definition of metre was proposed by the Conférence Générale des Poids et Mesures (CGPM) in 1983.

One meter is the distance that light travels in a vacuum over a period of (1/299,792,458) seconds.

Difference between Feet and Meter



The Imperial and Customary Systems of Units serve as the foundation for feet.

The International System of Units (SI) is the foundation of the meter.

In the United States, foot is frequently used, but in other nations, it is not as widely accepted.

With the exception of the United States of America, the majority of English-speaking nations use meters as their primary unit of measurement.

1 foot = 0.304 meters

1 meter = 3.28 feet

In India, plots and land are commonly measured in both feet and meters. On the other hand, American clients would be more knowledgeable about foot measurements. Similarly, a meter would be a better unit of measurement for land or plots if you deal with clients from the UK, Canada, France, or Germany.

The feet to meters calculator can help you with accurate conversions. The calculator is very simple to use. The corresponding meter value will automatically appear in the calculator when you mention the feet value. Changing the units in the feet to meters calculator is a simple way to perform different conversions. Use this calculator to determine the right measurements to include in your advertisement if you are selling or renting out your property to make sure the right people see it.

Area Calculator (Converter)

A land area calculator is a useful tool for converting one unit to another. Land measurements vary across India. If you want to find the equivalent unit of the local term for the unit, the simplest method is to use a land calculator.

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