Slope units

The conversion between percent slope and degrees is non-linear, so a single conversion factor cannot be provided. Instead, use the table below to convert between percent and degrees.

 

percent

degrees

degrees

percent

0

0.000

0

0.000

5

2.862

5

8.749

10

5.711

10

17.63

15

8.531

15

26.80

20

11.31

20

36.40

25

14.04

25

46.64

30

16.70

30

57.74

35

19.29

35

70.02

40

21.80

40

83.91

45

24.23

45

100.0

50

26.57

 

 

60

30.96

 

 

70

34.99

 

 

80

38.66

 

 

90

41.99

 

 

100

45.00

 

 

Examples: 25 percent slope is about 14 degrees; 25 degrees is about 47percent.

 

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