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Measure Conversion Chart

This measure conversion chart converts various length, volume, and weight values.  The units of measure conversion is between English and Metric equivalent measures.


Metric and English Equivalent Measures
 
Measures of Length
Metric   English
1 meter = 39.37 inches, or 3.28083 feet, or 1.09361 yards
.3048 meter = 1 foot
1 centimeter = .3937 inch
2.54 centimeters = 1 inch
1 millimeter = .03937 inch
25.4 millimeters = 1 inch
1 kilometer = 1093.61 yards, or 0.62137 mile
     
Measures of Weight
Metric   English
1 gram = 15.432 grains
.0648 grams = 1 grain
28.35 grams = 1 ounce avoirdupois
1 kilogram = 2.2046 pounds
.4536 kilogram = 1 pound
     
Measures of Capacity
Metric   English
1 liter = 61.023 cubic inches
.03531 cubic feet
.2642 gal. (American)
2.202 lbs. of water at 62 degrees F.
28.317 liters = 1 cubic foot
3.785 liters = 1 gallon (American)
4.543 liters = 1 gallon (Imperical)
     

The following measure conversion chart converts various English measures to their English equivalents.  For example, the weights measures conversion highlighted below indicates that the number of pounds X 16.0 equals number of ounces.

English Conversion Table
         
Length        
Inches X .0833 = feet
Inches X .02778 = yards
Inches X .00001578 = miles
Feet X .3333 = yards
Feet X .0001894 = miles
Yards X 36.0 = inches
Yards X 3.0 = feet
Yards X .0005681 = miles
Miles X 63360.0 = inches
Miles X 5280.0 = feet
Miles X 1760.0 = yards
Circumference of circle X .3188 = diameter
Diameter of circle X 3.1416 = circumference
         
Area        
Square inches X .00694 = square feet
Square inches X .0007716 = square yards
Square feet X 144.0 = square inches
Square feet X .11111 = square yards
Square yards X 1296.0 = square inches
Square yards X 9.0 = square feet
Diameter of circle squared X .7854 = area
Diameter of sphere squared X 3.1416 = surface
         
Volume        
Cubic inches X .0005787 = cubic feet
Cubic inches X .00002143 = cubic yards
Cubic inches X .004329 = U.S. gallons
Cubic feet X 1728.0 = cubic inches
Cubic feet X .03704 = cubic yards
Cubic feet X 7.4805 = U.S. gallons
Cubic yards X 46656.0 = cubic inches
Cubic yards X 27.0 = cubic feet
Diameter of sphere cubed X .5236 = volume
         
Weight        
Grains (avoirdupois) X .002286 = ounces
Ounces (avoirdupois) X .0625 = pounds
Ounces (avoirdupois) X .00003125 = tons
Pounds (avoirdupois) X 16.0 = ounces
Pounds (avoirdupois) X .01 = hundredweight
Pounds (avoirdupois) X .0005 = tons
Tons (avoirdupois) X 320000.0 = ounces
Tons (avoirdupois) X 2000.0 = pounds
         

This measure conversion charts values were obtained from the Milwrights and Mechanics Guide, by Carl A. Nelson.


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