Convert Millimeter to Yard
Please provide values below to convert millimeter [mm] to yard [yd], or vice versa.
Definition: A millimeter (symbol: mm) is a unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). It is defined in terms of the meter, as 1/1000 of a meter, or the distance traveled by light in 1/299 792 458 000 of a second.
History/origin: The milli- prefix is one of many metric prefixes. It indicates one thousandth of the base unit, in this case the meter. The definition of the meter has changed over time, the current definition being based on the distance traveled by the speed of light in a given amount of time. The relationship between the meter and the millimeter is constant however. Prior to this definition, the meter was based on the length of a prototype meter bar. In 2019, the meter has been re-defined based on the changes made to the definition of a second.
Definition: A yard (symbol: yd) is a unit of length in both the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. Since 1959, a yard has been defined as exactly 0.9144 meters. It is also equal to 3 feet, or 36 inches.
History/origin: The origin of the yard as a unit is unclear. It is an English unit (predecessor of imperial units) and the term was derived from "gerd" in Old English, the earliest historical form of the English language. Some suggest that the yard could have been derived based on the girth of a person's waist.
Current use: The yard is commonly used in field-length measurement for certain sports such as American and Canadian football, and association football (soccer). The yard is also used in cricket pitch dimensions, and sometimes in golf fairway measurements. In the United Kingdom (UK) as well as the United States, the yard is frequently used when referring to distance. In the UK, it is also a legal requirement that road signs indicating shorter distances are displayed in yards.
Millimeter to Yard Conversion Table
|Millimeter [mm]||Yard [yd]|
|0.01 mm||1.09361E-5 yd|
|0.1 mm||0.0001093613 yd|
|1 mm||0.0010936133 yd|
|2 mm||0.0021872266 yd|
|3 mm||0.0032808399 yd|
|5 mm||0.0054680665 yd|
|10 mm||0.010936133 yd|
|20 mm||0.021872266 yd|
|50 mm||0.0546806649 yd|
|100 mm||0.1093613298 yd|
|1000 mm||1.0936132983 yd|
How to Convert Millimeter to Yard
1 mm = 0.0010936133 yd
1 yd = 914.4 mm
Example: convert 15 mm to yd:
15 mm = 15 × 0.0010936133 yd = 0.0164041995 yd