Weights & Measures



LINEAR MEASURE     Volume & Capacity
         
10 millimetres 1 centimetre   1 cu. Centimetre 0.06102 cu. ins
10 centimetres 1 decimetre   1 litre 61.024 cu. ins
10 decimetres 1 metre   1 litre 0.0353 cu. ft
10 metres 1 decametre   1 litre .2642 US gallons
10 decametres 1 hectometre   1 litre 0.2200 UK gallons
10 hectometres 1 kilometre   1 hectolitre 26.417 US gallons
      1 hectolitre 21.997 UK gallons
WEIGHTS     1 hectolitre 2.838 US bushels
10 milligrams 1 centigram   1 hectolitre 2.750 UK bushels
10 centigrams 1 decigram   1 cu. metre 35.3147 cu. feet
10 decigrams 1 gram   1 cu. metre 1.30795 cu. yards
10 grams 1 decagram   1 cu. metre 264.172 US gallons
10 decagrams 1 hectogram   1 cu. metre 219.969 UK gallons
10 hectograms 1 kilogram   1 cu. metre 6.11025 UK bulk barrels
100 kilograms 1 quintal      
10 quintal 1 ton   Weight (Mass)  
1000 kilograms 1 ton   1 milligram 0.01543 grains
      1 gram 0.03527 ounces
METRIC EQUIVALENTS 1 kilogram 2.20462 pounds
Length     1 metric quintal 220.462 pounds
      1 metric ton 2,204.62 pounds
1 millimetre 0.03937 ins   1 metric ton 1.10231 short tons
1 centimetre 0.3937 ins   1 metric ton 0.984207 long tons
1 metre 39.3701 ins      
1 metre 3.2808 ft   SQUARE MEASURE
1 metre 1.0936 yds   144 sq. ins 1 sq. foot
1 metre 0.54681 fathoms   9 sq. feet 1 cu. yard
1 kilometre 0.62137 miles (land)   1,210 sq yds 1 rood
1 kilometre 0.53961 miles (UK sea)   4 roods 1 acre (4840 sq. yd.)
1 kilometre 0.53996 miles, international nautical   640 acres 1 sq. mile
         
Area     CUBIC MEASURE
1 sq. millimetre 0.00155 sq. ins   1,728 cu. ins 1 cu. foot
1 sq. centimetre 0.1550 sq. ins   27 cu. feet 1 cu. yard
1 sq. metre 10.7639 sq. feet   128 cu. feet 1 cord (wood)
1 sq. metre 1.19599 sq. yards   40 cu. feet 1 ton (shipping)
1 hectare 2.47105 acres   2,150.42 cu. ins 1 standard bu
1 sq. kilometre 247.105 acres   231 cu. ins 1 US standard gal
1 sq. kilometre 0.3861 sq. miles   1 cu. foot about 4/5 of a bushel
         
AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT    
16 drams 1 ounce      
16 ounces 1 pound      
14 pounds 1 stone      
28 pounds 1 quarter      
4 quarters 1 cwt      
20 cwts 1 ton (2,240 lbs)      
2,000 pounds 1 short ton      
2,240 pounds 1 long ton