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Python isnumeric float

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Using float() you can quickly check if a string is a float. The isnumeric() doesn’t consider numbers with non-ints as numeric. So you have to check with the float() method isnumeric float does not work in Python.

The easiest way is to convert the string to a float with float():


If it can’t be converted to a float, you get a ValueError:

Using a try/except block is typically considered the best way to handle this:

  width = float(width)
except ValueError:
  print('Width is not a number')

Python isnumeric float example

Simple example code.

def isfloat(num):
return True
except ValueError:
return False



Python isnumeric float

Do comment if you have any doubts or suggestions on this Python isnumeric method topic.

Note: IDE: PyCharm 2021.3.3 (Community Edition)

Windows 10

Python 3.10.1

All Python Examples are in Python 3, so Maybe its different from python 2 or upgraded versions.

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