## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from centimeters to inches is 0.39370078740157, which means that 1 centimeter is equal to 0.39370078740157 inches:

1 cm = 0.39370078740157 in

To convert 13 centimeters into inches we have to multiply 13 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from centimeters to inches. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 cm → 0.39370078740157 in

13 cm → L(in)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the length L in inches:

L(in) = 13 cm × 0.39370078740157 in

L(in) = 5.1181102362205 in

The final result is:

13 cm → 5.1181102362205 in

We conclude that 13 centimeters is equivalent to 5.1181102362205 inches:

13 centimeters = 5.1181102362205 inches

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 inch is equal to 0.19538461538462 × 13 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 13 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.19538461538462 inches.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that thirteen centimeters is approximately five point one one eight inches:

13 cm ≅ 5.118 in

An alternative is also that one inch is approximately zero point one nine five times thirteen centimeters.

## Conversion table

### centimeters to inches chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from centimeters to inches

centimeters (cm) inches (in)
14 centimeters 5.512 inches
15 centimeters 5.906 inches
16 centimeters 6.299 inches
17 centimeters 6.693 inches
18 centimeters 7.087 inches
19 centimeters 7.48 inches
20 centimeters 7.874 inches
21 centimeters 8.268 inches
22 centimeters 8.661 inches
23 centimeters 9.055 inches