## ››Convert hectopascal to bar

 hectopascal bar

How many hectopascal in 1 bar? The answer is 1000.
We assume you are converting between hectopascal and bar.
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The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 0.01 hectopascal, or 1.0E-5 bar.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
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## ››Quick conversion chart of hectopascal to bar

1 hectopascal to bar = 0.001 bar

10 hectopascal to bar = 0.01 bar

50 hectopascal to bar = 0.05 bar

100 hectopascal to bar = 0.1 bar

200 hectopascal to bar = 0.2 bar

500 hectopascal to bar = 0.5 bar

1000 hectopascal to bar = 1 bar

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## ››Definition: Hectopascal

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.

## ››Definition: Bar

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.

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