Bluebulb Projects presents:
The Measure of Things Logo
Enter a measurement to see comparisons


Equivalents in other units


How long is 63 inches?

Sort Order:
Closest first | Highest first | Lowest first

It's about one-fifteenth as long as a Cricket Pitch
In other words, 63 inches is 0.0795455 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 12.57140 times that amount.
(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 792 inches. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 28.34650 inches tall including the bails.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as Baseball base distances
In other words, 63 inches is 0.058333 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 17.1430 times that amount.
(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 1,080 inches. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.
It's about one-thirtieth as tall as The Chicago Water Tower
In other words, 63 inches is 0.0341 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 29.30 times that amount.
(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 1,850 inches tall. The tower's architecture was one source of inspiration behind the design of White Castle fast-food restaurants beginning with "Building Number 8," a prefabricated structure built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936.
It's about thirty times as tall as a Golf Tee
In other words, the height of a Golf Tee is 0.033 times 63 inches.
The most common golf tee size and the length preferred for iron and most wood clubs is 2.10 inches tall. The tee did not come into common use until it was promoted by professional golfers Walter Hagen and Joe Kirkwood, as part of a marketing effort by the patent-holder of the well-known, "Reddy Tee."
It's about one-thirtieth as tall as The Arc de Triomphe
In other words, the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 30 times 63 inches.
(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 1,900 inches tall. France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the First World War lies beneath the arch and is commemorated by the first eternal flame to have been lit in modern European history.
It's about one-thirtieth as tall as Nelson's Column
In other words, 63 inches is 0.03099 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 32.270 times that amount.
(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 2,033 inches from the first step of the pedestal's base to the top of the statue's hat. While the London tower is the tallest, there are at least eight other monuments to Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté throughout England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and Barbados.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa
In other words, the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 35.20 times 63 inches.
(a.k.a. The Tower of Pisa, a.k.a. Torre pendente di Pisa) (Pisa, Italy) (height along center axis)
The Leaning Tower of Pisa stands 2,220 inches tall along the angle of its lean. In May of 2008, in an successful effort to stabilize the tower, 70 tonnes of earth were removed from the tower's base on the side opposite the lean.