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Utilities: Metric Conversion


Approximate Metric Conversion Factors

Distance

Units
Measure: Metric
Units
Measure: Imperial
1
metre
=
3.28
feet
1
centimetre
=
0.39
inches
1
kilometre
=
0.62
miles

Area

Units
Measure: Metric
Units
Measure: Imperial
1
hectare
=
2.47
acres

Volume

Units
Measure: Metric
Units
Measure: Imperial
1
cubic metre
=
27.50
imperial bushels
1
litre
=
0.22
imperial gallons
1
millilitre
=
0.04
imperial fluid ounces
1
cubic metre of oil (m3)
=
6.30
barrels
1
cubic metre of natural gas (m3)
=
35.29
cubic feet (cf)

Mass

Units
Measure: Metric
Units
Measure: Imperial
1
kilogram
=
2.20
pounds
1
gram
=
0.04
ounces
1
tonne
=
1.10
imperial tons

Temperature

Temperature in degrees Celsius = 5/9 x (Temperature in degrees Fahrenheit - 32)

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