An online calculator to convert angles in the form degrees, minutes and seconds into decimal degrees using the facts that
1 degree = 60 minutes
1 minute = 60 seconds.
1 degree = 3600 seconds
If an angle is given in the form: Degrees (°), minutes ('), seconds (") then the covertion to decimal degrees is given by
decimal degrees = Degrees + minutes/ 60 + seconds / 3600
Example: 45° 34' 53" = 45 + 34/60 + 53 / 3600 = 45.581389 degrees
How to use the calculator
1 - Enter the size of your angle in degrees, minutes and seconds format and press "enter" and enter the number of decimal places desired. The answer is in degrees decimal format.