Meters to Yards Converter

Use this converter to easily convert between Meters and Yards (m to yd).

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How many Yards equal one Meter?

Exactly 1.0936 yards equal one meter, since a yard is defined as 3 feet, and a foot is defined as 0.3048 meters. The symbol for yards is "yd" and the symbol for meter is "m". Both units are defined according to an international treaty from 1959 that lays the foundation for the international unit standards.

Difference between Meters and Yards

The meter and the yard are very similar: they measure lengths of about the same magnitude and are thus used for similar measurements. Both are used to measure small distances, such as in sports, houses, small pieces of land, swimming pools, as well as dimensions of larger objects.

The yard is a unit from the imperial system and is used officially in the United States and the United Kingdom, as well as several other countries. The meter is the base unit of the metric system, which is officially used in most countries in the world. It is defined as the distance light travels in 1/299,792,458 seconds in a vacuum.

How to convert Meters to Yards

To convert meters to yards, divide the measurement in meters by 0.9144. You will most likely need a calculator to perform the calculation. It is easiest to just use our free online meters to yards converter, which is convenient to use on any internet-connected device.

Meters to Yards conversion example

Sample task: convert 10 meters to yards. Solution:

Formula:
m / 0.9144 = yd
Calculation:
10 m / 0.9144 = 10.936133 yd
End result:
10 m is equal to 10.936133 yd

m to yd conversion table

m to yd conversion table
m yd
1 m 1.093613 yd
2 m 2.187227 yd
3 m 3.280840 yd
4 m 4.374453 yd
5 m 5.468066 yd
6 m 6.561680 yd
7 m 7.655293 yd
8 m 8.748906 yd
9 m 9.842520 yd
10 m 10.936133 yd
20 m 21.872266 yd
30 m 32.808399 yd
40 m 43.744532 yd
50 m 54.680665 yd
60 m 65.616798 yd
70 m 76.552931 yd
80 m 87.489064 yd
90 m 98.425197 yd
100 m 109.361330 yd
200 m 218.722660 yd
300 m 328.083990 yd
400 m 437.445319 yd
500 m 546.806649 yd
600 m 656.167979 yd
700 m 765.529309 yd
800 m 874.890639 yd
900 m 984.251969 yd
1,000 m 1,093.613298 yd

References:

[1] NIST Special Publication 330 (2008) - "The International System of Units (SI)", edited by Barry N.Taylor and Ambler Thompson

[2] International Organization for Standardization (1993). ISO Standards Handbook: Quantities and units (3rd edition). Geneva: ISO. ISBN 92-67-10185-4.

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