Metric Conversion Charts


Approximate Conversions To Metric Measures
 
Symbol When you Know Multiply by To Find Symbol
LENGTH
in
ft
yd
mi
inches
feet
yards
miles
2.5
30.0
0.9
1.6
centimeters
centimeters
meters
kilometers
cm
cm
m
km
AREA
in2
ft2
yd2
mi2
square inches
square feet
square yards
square miles
acres
6.5
0.09
0.8
2.6
0.4
square centimeters
square centimeters
square meters
square kilometers
hectares
cm2
cm2
m2
km2
ha
MASS
oz
lb
 
ounces
pounds
short tons
(2000 lb)
28
0.45
0.9
grams
kilograms
metric ton
g
kg
t
VOLUME
tsp
Tbsp
in3
fl oz
c
pt
qt
gal
ft3
yd3
teaspoons
tablespoons
cubic inches
fluid ounces
cups
pints
quarts
gallons
cubic feet
cubic yards
5
15
16
30
0.24
0.47
0.95
3.8
0.003
0.76
milliliters
milliliters
milliliters
milliliters
liters
liters
liters
liters
cubic meters
cubic meters
mL
mL
mL
mL
L
L
L
L
m3
m3
TEMPERATURE (exact)
F Farenheit Degrees subtract 32,
multiply by 5/9
Celsius Degrees C

Approximate Conversions from Metric Measures

 
Symbol When you Know Multiply by To Find Symbol
LENGTH
mm
cm
m
m
km
millimeters
centimeters
meters
meters
kilometers
0.004
0.4
3.3
1.1
0.6
inches
inches
feet
yards
miles
in
in
ft
yd
mi
AREA
cm2
m2
km2
ha
square centimeters
square meters
square kilometers
hectares (10,000 m2)
0.16
1.2
0.4
2.5
square inches
square yards
square miles
acres
in2
yd2
mi2
MASS
g
kg
t
grams
kilograms
metric ton
(1,000 kg)
0.035
2.2
1.1
ounces
pounds
short tons
oz
lb
 
VOLUME
mL
mL
L
L
L
m3
m3
milliliters
milliliters
liters
liters
liters
cubic meters
cubic meters
0.03
0.06
2.1
1.06
0.26
35.0
1.3
fluid ounces
cubic inches
pints
quarts
qallons
cubic feet
cubic yards
fl oz
in3
pt
qt
gal
ft3
yd3
TEMPERATURE (exact)
C Celsius Degrees multiply by 5/9, add 32 Farenheit Degrees F

Approximate Liquid and Dry Measure Equivalencies

 
Customary Metric
1/4 teaspoon 1.25 milliliters
1/2 teaspoon 2.5 milliliters
1 teaspoon 5 milliliters
1 tablespoon 15 milliliters
1 fluid ounce 30 milliliters
1/4 cup 60 milliliters
1/3 cup 80 milliliters
1/2 cup 120 milliliters
1 cup 240 milliliters
1 pint (2 cups) 480 milliliters
1 quart (4 cups, 32 ounces) 960 milliliters (0.96 liters)
1 gallon (4 quarts) 3.84 liters
1 ounce (by weight) 28 grams
1/4 pound (4 ounces) 114 grams
1 pound (16 ounces) 454 grams
2.2 pounds 1 Kilogram (1,000 grams)

Oven Temperature Equivalencies

 
Description Farenheit Celsius
Cool 200 90
Very Slow 250 120
Slow 300-325 150-160
Moderately Slow 325-350 160-180
Moderate 350-375 180-190
Moderately Hot 375-400 190-200
Hot 400-450 200-230
Very Hot 450-500 230-260