Weight Converter

Enter in the appropriate field the value of the weight you want to change to another. The conversion to the other units will be automatic.

Unit of mass in the metric system
Imperial / American weight units
Other weight units

Weight Units

Weight units allow you to determine the weight of individual items. Currently, the basic unit of measure in the SI system is one Kilogram. The standard 1 kg is stored in the International Bureau of Weights and Measures in Sevres near Paris, and is a cylinder with a base diameter of 39 mm made of platinum-iridium alloy.

About the Weight Units Converter

Our scales unit converter automatically and quickly converts the entered unit to another one. Simply enter the value to be converted in the field you are interested in. The converted result will appear automatically for the remaining units of the weight.
You can choose what accuracy (how many decimal places) the converted units will have. The default value is 4. You can choose between 0 and 10 decimal places.

What units of weight are converted?

Basic units of mass from the SI system:

  • Tonne [t] - 1 t = 1000 kg
  • Kilogram [kg] - the base unit of mass in the metric system; the only basic unit with a prefix (kilo)
  • Decagram [dkg] - 1 dkg = 0.1 kg - a metric unit of mass or weight, equal to 10 grams
  • Gram [g] - 1 g = 0.001 kg
  • Milligram [mg] - 1 mg = 0.000001 kg

Imperial / American weight units

  • Grain [gr] - 1 gr = 0.0000647989 kg
  • Drachm [dr] - 1 dr = 0.0017718452 kg
  • Ounce [oz] - 1 oz = 0.0283495231 kg
  • Pound [lb] - 1 lb = 0.45359237 kg
  • Stone [st] - 1 st = 6.35029318 kg
  • Quarter [qr] - 1 qr = 12.70058636 kg
  • Hundredweight [cwt] - 1 cwt = 50.80234544 kg
  • Short ton (US) - 1 ton (US) = 907.18474 kg
  • Long ton (UK) - 1 ton (UK) = 1.0160469088 kg

Other weight units

  • Carat [ct] - 1 ct = 0.0002 kg = 200 mg
  • Dram - 1 dram = 0.00177185 kg
  • Troy ounce [oz t] - 1 oz t = 0.03110348 kg
  • Troy pound - 1 troy pound = 0.37324172 kg
  • Quintal [q] - 1 q = 100 kg

With our mass units converter, it is possible to convert their values between all the units listed above. You can convert kilograms to grams, ounces, kilograms to pounds, tones to Long tones (UK), or short tons(US). You can also convert grams into carats, dram, troy ounce, troy pound, or quintal. Everything is fast and automatic.