How many decibar in 1 hectopascal?
The answer is 0.01.
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The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 0.0001 decibar, or 0.01 hectopascal.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
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1 decibar to hectopascal = 100 hectopascal
2 decibar to hectopascal = 200 hectopascal
3 decibar to hectopascal = 300 hectopascal
4 decibar to hectopascal = 400 hectopascal
5 decibar to hectopascal = 500 hectopascal
6 decibar to hectopascal = 600 hectopascal
7 decibar to hectopascal = 700 hectopascal
8 decibar to hectopascal = 800 hectopascal
9 decibar to hectopascal = 900 hectopascal
10 decibar to hectopascal = 1000 hectopascal
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The SI prefix "deci" represents a factor of 10-1, or in exponential notation, 1E-1.
So 1 decibar = 10-1 bars.
The definition of a bar is as follows:
The bar is a measurement unit of pressure, equal to 1,000,000 dynes per square centimetre (baryes), or 100,000 newtons per square metre (pascals). The word bar is of Greek origin, báros meaning weight. Its official symbol is "bar"; the earlier "b" is now deprecated, but still often seen especially as "mb" rather than the proper "mbar" for millibars.
The SI prefix "hecto" represents a factor of 102, or in exponential notation, 1E2.
So 1 hectopascal = 102 pascals.
The definition of a pascal is as follows:
The pascal (symbol Pa) is the SI unit of pressure.It is equivalent to one newton per square metre. The unit is named after Blaise Pascal, the eminent French mathematician, physicist and philosopher.
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