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How many inch of mercury in 1 centimeter mercury? The answer is 0.39370079197446.
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The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 0.00029529983071445 inch of mercury, or 0.00075006156130264 centimeter mercury.
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›› Quick conversion chart of inch of mercury to centimeter mercury

1 inch of mercury to centimeter mercury = 2.54 centimeter mercury

5 inch of mercury to centimeter mercury = 12.7 centimeter mercury

10 inch of mercury to centimeter mercury = 25.4 centimeter mercury

15 inch of mercury to centimeter mercury = 38.1 centimeter mercury

20 inch of mercury to centimeter mercury = 50.8 centimeter mercury

25 inch of mercury to centimeter mercury = 63.5 centimeter mercury

30 inch of mercury to centimeter mercury = 76.2 centimeter mercury

40 inch of mercury to centimeter mercury = 101.6 centimeter mercury

50 inch of mercury to centimeter mercury = 127 centimeter mercury

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›› Common pressure conversions

inch of mercury to dekabar
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inch of mercury to micrometer of mercury
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inch of mercury to exapascal
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inch of mercury to decibar
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inch of mercury to foot of air

›› Definition: Inch of mercury

Inches of mercury or inHg is a non-SI unit for pressure. It is still widely used for barometric pressure in weather reports and aviation in the United States, but is considered somewhat outdated elsewhere.

It is defined as the pressure exerted by a column of mercury of 1 inch in height at 32 F (0 C) at the standard acceleration of gravity.

1 inHg = 3,386.389 pascals at 0 C.

Aircraft operating at higher altitudes (above 18,000 feet) set their barometric altimeters to a standard pressure of 29.92 inHg or 1,013.2 hPa (1 hPa = 1 mbar) regardless of the actual sea level pressure, with inches of mercury used in the U.S. and Canada. The resulting altimeter readings are known as flight levels.

Piston engine aircraft with constant-speed propellers also use inHg to measure manifold pressure, which is indicative of engine power produced.

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