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Common Equivalent Weights & Measures

Published on: 8/28/2013 4:42 PM
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Units  Metric Equivalent  US Equivalent 
acre 0.404 685 64 hectares  43,560 feet^2 
acre  4,046.8564 meters^2  4,840 yards^2 
acre 

0.004 046 856 4 kilometers^2 

0.001 562 5 miles^2, statute 

are  100 meters^2  119.599 yards^2 
     
barrel: petroleum, US  158.987 29 liters  42 gallons 
barrel: proof spirits, US  151.416 47 liters  40 gallons 
barrel: beer, US 117.347 77 liters  31 gallons 
bushel  35.239 07 liters  4 pecks 
cable  219.456 meters  120 fathoms  
chain: surveyor's  20.116 8 meters   66 feet 
cord: wood  3.624 556 meters^3  128 feet^3 
cup  0.236 588 2 liters  8 ounces, liquid (US) 
degrees
Celsius:

water boils at 100 degrees C,
freezes at 0 degrees C

(US) multiply by 1.8 and add 32
to obtain degrees F
degrees
Fahrenheit:


water boils at 212 degrees F, freezes
at 32 degrees F


subtract 32 and divide by 1.8 to obtain
degrees C
dram: avdp.  1.771 845 2 grams  0.0625 5 ounces, avdp. 
dram: troy  3.887 934 6 grams  0.125 ounces, troy 
dram: liquid, US  3.696 69 milliliters  0.125 ounces, liquid 
fathom  1.828 8 meters  6 feet 
foot  30.48 centimeters  12 inches 
foot  0.304 8 meters  0.333 333 3 yards 
foot  0.000 304 8 kilometers  0.000 189 39 miles, statute 
foot^2  929.030 4 centimeters^2  144 inches^2 
foot^2  0.092 903 04 meters^2  0.111 111 1 yards^2 
foot^3  28.316 846 592 liters  7.480 519 gallons 
foot^3  0.028 316 847 meters^3  1,728 inches^3 
furlong  201.168 meters  220 yards 
gallon: liquid, US 3.785 411 784 liters 4 quarts, liquid 
gill: US 118.294 118 milliliters  4 ounces, liquid 
grain  64.798 91 milligrams  0.002 285 71 ounces, advp. 
gram  1,000 milligrams  0.035 273 96 ounces, advp. 
hand: height of horse  10.16 centimeters  4 inches 
hectare  10,000 meters^2  2.471 053 8 acres 
hundredweight: long  50.802 345 kilograms  112 pounds, avdp. 
hundredweight: short  45.359 237 kilograms  100 pounds, avdp. 
inch  2.54 centimeters  0.083 333 33 feet 
inch^2  6.451 6 centimeters^2  0.006 944 44 feet^2 
inch^3  16.387 064 centimeters^3  0.000 578 7 feet^3 
inch^3  16.387 064 milliliters  0.029 761 6 pints, dry 
inch^3  16.387 064 milliliters  0.034 632 0 pints, liquid 
kilogram  0.001 tons, metric  2.204 623 pounds, avdp. 
kilometer  1,000 meters  0.621 371 19 miles, statute 
kilometer^2  100 hectares  247.105 38 acres 
kilometer^2  1,000,000 meters^2  0.386 102 16 miles^2, statute
     
knot: 1 nautical mi/hr  1.852 kilometers/hour  1.151 statute miles/hour 
league: nautical 5.559 552 kilometers 3 miles, nautical
league: statute 4.828.032 kilometers 3 miles, statute
link: surveyor's 20.116 8 centimeters 7.92 inches
liter 0.001 meters^3 61.023 74 inches^3
liter 0.1 dekaliter 0.908 083 quarts, dry
liter 1,000 milliliters 1.056 688 quarts, liquid
meter  100 centimeters 1.093 613 yards 
meter^2 10,000 centimeters^2 1.195 990 yards^2
meter^3 1,000 liters 1.307 951 yards^3
micron 0.000 001 meter 0.000 039 4 inches
mil 0.025 4 millimeters 0.001 inch
mile: nautical 1.852 kilometers 1.150 779 4 miles, statute
mile^2, nautical 3.429 904 kilometers^2 1.325 miles^2, statute
mile: statute 1.609 344 kilometers 5,280 feet or 8 furlongs
mile^2: statute 258.998 811 hectares 640 acres or 1 section
mile^2: statute 2.589 988 11 kilometers^2 0.755 miles^2, nautical
minim: US 0.061 611 52 milliliters 0.002 083 33 ounces, liquid or one-sixtieth of a dram
ounce: avdp. 28.349 523 125 grams 437.5 grains
ounce: liquid, US 29.573 53 milliliters 0.062 5 pints, liquid
ounce: troy 31.103 476 8 grams 480 grains
pace 76.2 centimeters 30 inches
peck 8.809 767 5 liters 8 quarts, dry
pennyweight 1.555 173 84 grams 24 grains
pint, dry: US 0.550 610 47 liters 0.5 quarts, dry
pint, liquid: US 0.473 176 473 liters 0.5 quarts, liquid
point: typographical 0.351 459 8 millimeters 0.013 837 inches
pound: avdp 453.592 37 grams 16 ounces, avdp
pound: troy 373.241 721 6 grams 12 ounces, troy
quart: dry, US 1.101 221 liters 2 pints, dry
quart: liquid, US 0.946 352 946 liters 2 pints, liquid
quintal 100 kilograms 220.462 26 pounds, avdp.
rod 5.029 2 meters 5.5 yards
scruple 1.295 978 2 grams 20 grains
section: US 2.589 988 1 kilometers^2 1 mile^2, statute or 640 acres
span 22.86 centimeters 9 inches
stere 1 meter^3 1.307 95 yards^3
tablespoon 14.786 76 milliliters 3 teaspoons
teaspoon 4.928 922 milliliters 0.333 333 tablespoons
ton: long or deadweight 1,016.046 909 kilograms 2,240 pounds, avdp.
ton: metric 1,000 kilograms 2,204.623 pounds, avdp.
ton: metric 1,000 kilograms 32,150.75 ounces, troy
ton: register 2.831 684 7 meters^3 100 feet^3
ton: short 907.184 74 kilograms 2,000 pounds, avdp.
township: US 93.239 572 kilometers^2 36 miles^2, statute
yard 0.914 4 meters 3 feet
yard^2 0.836 127 36 meters^2 9 feet^2
yard^3 0.764 554 86 meters^3 27 feet^3
yard^3 764.554 857 984 liters 201.974 gallons