Python string format float precision | Example code

Floating-point values have the f suffix. You can also specify the precision: the number of decimal places. The precision is a value that goes right after the dot character.


The above returns a string. In order to get as float, simply wrap with float(...):

Example string format float precision in Python

Simple example code prints a formatted floating-point value.

x = 13.949999999999999999
g = float("{:.2f}".format(x))



Python string format float precision

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Note: IDE: PyCharm 2021.1.3 (Community Edition)

Windows 10

Python 3.7

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

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