›› Convert millibar to decibar


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How many millibar in 1 decibar? The answer is 100.
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The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 0.01 millibar, or 0.0001 decibar.
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›› Quick conversion chart of millibar to decibar

1 millibar to decibar = 0.01 decibar

10 millibar to decibar = 0.1 decibar

50 millibar to decibar = 0.5 decibar

100 millibar to decibar = 1 decibar

200 millibar to decibar = 2 decibar

500 millibar to decibar = 5 decibar

1000 millibar to decibar = 10 decibar



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›› Definition: Millibar

A millibar (mb) is 1/1000th of a bar, a unit for measurement of pressure. It is not an SI unit of measure, however it is one of the units used in meteorology when describing atmospheric pressure. The SI unit is the pascal (Pa), with 1 millibar = 100 pascals (a hectopascal)


›› Definition: Decibar

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.


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