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What is centimeter of mercury?

The centimetre of mercury (or centimeter of mercury) is a unit of pressure equal to 1,333.224 pascals (1 cmHg = 1,333.224 Pa), the SI derived unit of pressure. It is also equal to 13.33224 hectopascals (hPa), or 1.333224 kilopascals (kPa), or about 0.0131578947 atmospheres (atm), or 0.0133322368 bars (bar), or 10 millimeters of mercury at 0 °C (mmHg), or 5.3524 inches of water at 4 °C (inH2O), or 0.193368 pounds per square inch (psi), or 27.8449556 pounds per square foot (psf) or 10 torr (Torr).

The centimeters of mercury is the pressure applied by a column of mercury one centimeter high at 0 °C in a gravitational field.

Notes:
(i) The SI is an abbreviation for the International System of Units
(ii) The density of mercury at 0 °C is approximately 13.5951 g/cm3
(iii) According to the General Conference on Weight and Measures, the standard gravity is 9.80665 m/s² (or 32.1740 ft/s²)

Symbol:

cmHg

Plural:

centimeters of mercury

Also called:

centimeter of mercury (plural: centimeters of mercury, US spelling), centiHg

Centimeter of mercury conversions: quick links

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