Children’s hat sizes

Use this chart to find the right size for kids’ hats.



Children’s hat sizes

Hat sizes for babies and children are measured in either centimeters or inches. Here is a guide to the approximate size, based on the child’s age.

AgeInchesCentimeters
Newborn13.534
3 months1641
6 months1743
12 months1846
2 years1948
3-5 years2051
6-10 years2153
Adult small2256


You can also measure the child’s hat size directly. Wrap a tape measure around the head just above the ears and at the center of the forehead. The tape should fit comfortably – not too tight. Round up to the nearest size. You can also use a piece of string, and then measure it with a normal ruler.

This chart is for boys and girls – look here for adult hat sizes.