

Metric to U.S. /U.S. to Metric 

Metric to U.S. Conversions 
Length 
millimeter 
x 0.0394 
= inches 
centimeter 
x 0.3937 
= inches 
meters 
x 3.2808 
= feet 
meters 
x 1.0936 
= yards 
kilometers 
x 0.6214 
= miles 
Area 
sq. cm. 
x 0.155 
= sq. inches 
sq. meters 
x 1.1960 
= sq. yards 
sq. km. 
x 0.3861 
= sq. miles 
hectares 
x 2.4710 
= acres 
Weight 
grams 
x 0.0353 
= ounces 
kilograms 
x 2.2046 
= pounds 
tonnes 
x 1.1 
= short tons 
Volume 
milliliters 
x 0.0338 
= fluid ounces 
liters 
x 2.1134 
= pints 
liters 
x 1.0567 
= quarts 
liters 
x 0.2642 
= gallons 
cu. meters 
x 35.3145 
= cubic feet 
cu. meters 
x 1.3079 
= cubic yards 
Temperature 
centigrade 
x 1.8(+32) 
= fahrenheit 
temperature 

temperature 
To calculate the approximate U.S. measure equivalent to a known metric measure,simply multiply the metric quantity by the conversion factor in the center column.
Example: 38 kilograms = 84 pounds, approximately (38 x 2.2046 = 83.78).
U.S. to Metric Conversions 
Length 
inches 
x 2.54 
= centimeters 
feet 
x 30.48 
= centimeters 
yards 
x 0.9144 
= meters 
miles 
x 1.6093 
= kilometers 
Area 
sq. inches 
x 6.452 
= sq. cm. 
sq. feet 
x 0.0929 
= sq. meters 
sq. yards 
x 0.8361 
= sq. meters 
sq. miles 
x 2.59 
= sq. kilometers 
acres 
x 0.4047 
= hectares 
Weight 
ounces 
x 28.3495 
= grams 
pounds 
x 0.4536 
= kilograms 
short tons 
x 0.9072 
= tonnes 
Volume 
fluid ounces 
x 29.574 
= milliliters 
pints 
x 0.4732 
= liters 
quarts 
x 0.9463 
= liters 
gallons 
x 3.7854 
= liters 
cubic feet 
x 0.0283 
= cubic meters 
cubic yards 
x 0.7646 
= cubic meters 
Temperature 
fahrenheit 
32(/1.8) 
= fahrenheit 
temperature 

temperature 
To calculate the approximate metric measure equivalent to a known U.S. measure, simply multiply the U.S. quantity by the conversion factor in the center column. Example: 563 miles = 900 kilometers, approximately (563 x 1.6093 = 906.04).