Use these **online** calculators to convert between centiliters (cL) and liters (L). These Volume conversion calculators provide a quick and easy way to convert cL to L, or L to cL.

Enter your value in one of the conversion calculators below to **convert cL to L** or **convert L to cL**.

**How to convert cL to L**: Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert cL to L". Enter a value in the cL field and click on the "Calculate L" button. Your answer will appear in the L field.

**How to convert L to cL**: Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert L to cL". Enter a value in the L field and click on the "Calculate cL" button. Your answer will appear in the cL field.

Both centiliter (cL) and liter (L) are units of volume in the Metric System. So when you convert between these units, you are performing a conversion between two units within the Metric System.

Let's take a closer look at the conversion formulas so that you can do these conversions yourself either with a calculator or with an old-fashioned pencil and paper.

The formula to convert from cL to L is:

L = cL x 0.01

The formula to convert from L to cL is:

cL = L x 100

Next, let's look at some examples showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting between centiliters (cL) and liters (L).

Task: Convert 125 centiliters to liters (show work)Formula:cL x 0.01 = LCalculations:125 cL x 0.01 = 1.25 LResult:125 cL is equal to 1.25 L

Task: Convert 4 liters to centiliters (show work)Formula:L x 100 = cLCalculations:4 L x 100 = 400 cLResult:4 L is equal to 400 cL

For quick reference purposes, below are conversion tables that you can use to convert from cL to L, and L to cL.

centiliters (cL) | liters (L) |
---|---|

1 cL | 0.01 L |

2 cL | 0.02 L |

3 cL | 0.03 L |

4 cL | 0.04 L |

5 cL | 0.05 L |

6 cL | 0.06 L |

7 cL | 0.07 L |

8 cL | 0.08 L |

9 cL | 0.09 L |

10 cL | 0.1 L |

50 cL | 0.5 L |

100 cL | 1 L |

125 cL | 1.25 L |

250 cL | 2.5 L |

500 cL | 5 L |

750 cL | 7.5 L |

1,000 cL | 10 L |

2,000 cL | 20 L |

3,000 cL | 30 L |

liters (L) | centiliters (cL) |
---|---|

0.01 L | 1 cL |

0.1 L | 10 cL |

1 L | 100 cL |

2 L | 200 cL |

3 L | 300 cL |

4 L | 400 cL |

5 L | 500 cL |

6 L | 600 cL |

7 L | 700 cL |

8 L | 800 cL |

9 L | 900 cL |

10 L | 1,000 cL |

15 L | 1,500 cL |

20 L | 2,000 cL |

25 L | 2,500 cL |

30 L | 3,000 cL |

35 L | 3,500 cL |

40 L | 4,000 cL |

50 L | 5,000 cL |

The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between centiliters and liters.

A centiliter is a unit of volume in the Metric System. The symbol for centiliter is cL. There are 100 centiliters in a liter. The International spelling is centilitre.

A liter is a unit of volume in the Metric System. The symbol for liter is L. There are 1,000 milliliters in a liter and 1,000 liters in a kiloliter. The International spelling is litre.

There are 100 centiliters in a liter.

There are 0.01 liters in a centiliter.

This table provides a summary of the Volume units within their respective measurement systems.

Unit | Symbol | Measurement System | Description |
---|---|---|---|

milliliters | mL | Metric System | 1000 mL = 1 L |

centiliters | cL | Metric System | 100 cL = 1 L, 1 cL = 10 mL |

deciliters | dL | Metric System | 10 dL = 1 L, 1 dL = 10 cL |

liters | L | Metric System | 1 L = 1000 mL, 100 cL, 10 dL |

hectoliters | hL | Metric System | 1 hL = 100 L |

kiloliters | kL | Metric System | 1 kL = 1000 L |