Millimeters of water conversion

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Millimeters of water

Abbreviation/Symbol:

mm H2O

mm WC

Unit of:

Pressure

Wordwide use:

mm of water is most commonly used to describe how much water clothes and tents can withstand without leaking

mm of mercury is commonly used worldwide, particularly in medicine (to measure bloody pressure, etc.) and meteorology

Definition:

1 mm of water is the pressure exerted by a 1 mm high column of water

Usage context:

mm of water is most commonly used to describe how much water clothes and tents can withstand without leaking

mm of mercury is commonly used worldwide, particularly in medicine (to measure bloody pressure, etc.) and meteorology