Normal height for 3 year olds

The average height for 3 year old boys is 95.3 cm and 3 year old girls average 94.2 cm1 The tables below show the distribution of height by percentile of the 3 year year old population.

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Height percentile table for 3 year old boys

Percentile Height
3rd 88.4 cm
5th 89.2 cm
10th 90.5 cm
25th 92.7 cm
50th 95.3 cm
75th 97.9 cm
90th 100.4 cm
95th 101.9 cm
97th 102.9 cm

Height percentile table for 3 year old girls

Percentile Height
3rd 86.9 cm
5th 87.8 cm
10th 89.2 cm
25th 91.6 cm
50th 94.2 cm
75th 96.9 cm
90th 99.3 cm
95th 100.8 cm
97th 101.8 cm

Source Citations

  1. Robert J. Kuczmarski Dr.P.H. et al., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services 2000 CDC Growth Charts for the United States: Methods and Development

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