# Convert millimeters to feet

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{"answerString":"0.003","answerSymbol":"feet"}## Precise decimal and fraction answers

The conversion in feet rounded to six significant decimal places is **1 mm = 0.00328084 ft.**
The precise fraction answer is ** ^{5}/_{1524} ft**.

### Decimal Precision

Conversion from one to ten decimal places

- 1 mm =
**0.003 ft** - 1 mm =
**0.0033 ft** - 1 mm =
**0.00328 ft** - 1 mm =
**0.003281 ft** - 1 mm =
**0.0032808 ft** - 1 mm =
**0.00328084 ft** - 1 mm =
**0.003280840 ft** - 1 mm =
**0.0032808399 ft** - 1 mm =
**0.00328083990 ft** - 1 mm =
**0.003280839895 ft**

## Answer in feet and inches

1 mm equals ** ^{3}/_{64} in** using feet, inches and fractional inches instead of decimals as is traditional in the imperial system. This calculation is accurate to the

__nearest 1/64th__of an inch.

## How many feet are in a millimeter?

There are **
0.003 feet in one millimeter**. A millimeter is **0.33% of a foot**. A foot is 30,380% longer than one millimeter.

## Millimeters to feet conversion factor and formulas

FormulaThe conversion factor between millimeters and feet is 304.8. This represents the ratio of millimeters per one foot. To calculate the value in feet, we can either divide by the conversion factor or multiply by its inverse.

### Division

To convert from millimeters to feet, divide millimeters by 304.8.

The formula is expressed as:

*mm ÷ 304.8 = ft*

### Multiplication

Alternatively we can multiply by the inverse conversion factor to get the same result.

The inverse of 304.8 is 1/304.8 or 0.003.
To convert from millimeters to feet, multiply millimeters by 0.003.

The formula is expressed as:

*mm × 0.003 = ft*

## About this conversion

Converting millimeters to feet is a conversion between units from separate unit systems - millimeters are metric (SI) defined units while feet are US Customary / UK Imperial .

## About Millimeters

SI UnitWithin the SI (metric) system of measurement, the millimeter is officially defined as one thousandth (1/1,000) of a meter. It is commonly used when measuring very short lengths. Internationally it is spelled 'millimetre' whereas the U.S. spells it 'millimeter'. The symbol for millimeters is mm.

## About Feet

Customary/Imperial UnitThe foot is a length unit of measure within the US Customary and UK Imperial systems. It is commonly abbreviated as ft or using the ' symbol. The official definition of the foot is 0.3048 meters. Within the Imperial system, the foot is equal to 12 inches or 1/3 of a yard. The foot is very widely used within the United States in situations where nearly the rest of the world would measure in meters. Globally, the foot is used by the aviation community as the standard measurement of flight altitude eg. 35,000 feet.

## Reverse this conversion

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## 1 millimeters to other length units

### Metric

- 1 mm =
**1×10**^{-6}km - 1 mm =
**0.001 m** - 1 mm =
**0.01 dm** - 1 mm =
**0.1 cm** - 1 mm =
**1 mm** - 1 mm =
**1,000 µ** - 1 mm =
**1,000,000 nm**

### Imperial/U.S.

- 1 mm =
**6.214×10**^{-7}mi - 1 mm =
**0.001 yd** - 1 mm =
**0.003 ft** - 1 mm =
**0.039 in**

## References and Citations

- International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) The International System of Units (SI)
- National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) General Tables of Units of Measurement

## Millimeters to feet conversion table

mm | ft |
---|---|

1 mm | 0.003 ft |

2 mm | 0.007 ft |

3 mm | 0.01 ft |

4 mm | 0.013 ft |

5 mm | 0.016 ft |

6 mm | 0.02 ft |

7 mm | 0.023 ft |

8 mm | 0.026 ft |

9 mm | 0.03 ft |

10 mm | 0.033 ft |

mm | ft |
---|---|

20 mm | 0.066 ft |

30 mm | 0.098 ft |

40 mm | 0.131 ft |

50 mm | 0.164 ft |

60 mm | 0.197 ft |

70 mm | 0.23 ft |

80 mm | 0.262 ft |

90 mm | 0.295 ft |

100 mm | 0.328 ft |

1,000 mm | 3.281 ft |