›› Measurement unit: hectopascal

Full name: hectopascal

Plural form: hectopascals

Symbol: hPa

Category type: pressure

Scale factor: 100


›› SI unit: pascal

The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 0.01 hectopascal.


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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.


›› Sample conversions: hectopascal

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