how to convert string to float in golang?

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To convert string to float in golang, just use ParseFloat() method and pass your string, it will convert string into float.

Follow the below tutorial if you are struggling with installing GO in windows.

Today, I will show you how do I convert string to float in golang, as above mentioned I’m going to use ParseFloat() way.

The strconv package provide ParseFloat() method.

Let’s start our Golang convert string to float example

Convert whole string into float example


package main

import (

func main() {
	s := "7.86"
	f, err := strconv.ParseFloat(s, 8)
	fmt.Println(f, err, reflect.TypeOf(f))

In the above example, we have converted string to float and printed in golang console. let’s check the output.


7.86 <nil> float64

Try it Yourself

I hope it helps you, All the best 👍.