Metric Conversions

Conversion Tables

 
Weight:
1 ounce (oz.) =    28.35 grams (gms.)
1 pound (lb.) =     16 ounces or .45 kilograms
1 kilogram (kg)=     2.2 pounds
1 stone =     14 pounds
 
Length and Height:
1 inch (in. or ") =     2.54 centimeters
1 foot (ft. or ') =     12 inches or 30.48 centimeters
1 yard (yd.) =     3 feet or .91 meters
1 meter (m)=     3.28 feet or 1.1 yards
1 centimeter (cm) =  .39 inches
 
Distance:
1 mile (mi.) =     1.61 kilometers (km.)
1 kilometer =     .62 or 5/8 mile
 
Liquid Measurement:
1 pint (pt.) =    2 cups, .473 liters
1 quart (qt.) liquid =    .946 liters or 4 cups or 2 pints
1 quart dry =     1.10 liters
1 gallon (gal.) liquid=    4 quarts, 3.80 liters
1 liter liquid =     4.3 cups, 1.06 quarts
1 liter dry =    .91 quarts
 
Temperature:
C =    Centigrade (Celsius)
F =    Fahrenheit
C =    (F - 32) ¸1.8
F =    (C x 1.8) + 32
212 F =    100 C (boiling point)
98.6 F =    37 C (normal body temperature)
32 F =    0 C (freezing point)
0 F =    -17.8 C