# Conversion/Equivalency Factors

## "K" Conversion/Equivalency Factors

Original Unit Multiplied
By
Conversion
Factor
Equals Final Unit
kilograms (kg) x 980,665 = dynes
kilograms (kg) x 1,000 = grams (g)
kilograms (kg) x 0.09 = joules/centimeter
kilograms (kg) x 9.80 = joules/meter (newtons)
kilograms (kg) x 35.27 = ounces (oz)
kilograms (kg) x 70.93 = poundals
kilograms (kg) x 2.204 6 = pounds (lb)
kilograms (kg) x 9.84E–04 = tons, long
kilograms (kg) x 1.1E–03 = tons, metric (t)
kilograms/cubic meter x 3.28E–03 = feet of water
kilograms/cubic meter x 1.0E–03 = grams/cubic centimeter
kilograms/cubic meter x 2.9E–03 = inches of mercury
kilograms/cubic meter x 0.06 = pounds/cubic foot
kilograms/cubic meter x 3.61E–05 = pounds/cubic inch
kilograms/cubic meter x 3.41E–10 = pounds/mil–foot
kilograms/cubic meter x 0.20 = pounds/square foot
kilograms/cubic meter x 1.42E–03 = pounds/square inch
kilograms/meter x 0.67 = pounds/foot
kilograms/square centimeter x 0.96 = atmospheres
kilograms/square centimeter x 980,665 = dynes
kilograms/square centimeter x 32.81 = feet of water
kilograms/square centimeter x 28.96 = inches of mercury
kilograms/square centimeter x 2,048 = pounds/square foot
kilograms/square centimeter x 14.22 = pounds/square inch
kilograms/square meter x 9.68E–05 = atmospheres
kilograms/square meter x 9.81E–05 = bars
kilograms/square millimeter x 1,000,000 = kilograms/square meter
kilogram–calories x 3.968 = British thermal units (Btu)
kilogram–calories x 3,088 = foot–pounds
kilogram–calories x 1.56E–03 = horsepower–hours
kilogram–calories x 4,186 = joules (J)
kilogram–calories x 426.90 = kilogram–meters
kilogram–calories x 4.18 = kilojoules
kilogram–calories x 1.16E–03 = kilowatthours (kWh)
kilogram–meters x 9.29E–03 = British thermal units (Btu)
kilogram–meters x 98,000,000 = ergs
kilogram–meters x 7.23 = foot–pounds
kilogram–meters x 9.80 = joules (J)
kilogram–meters x 2.34E–03 = kilogram–calories
kilogram–meters x 2.72E–06 = kilowatthours (kWh)
kilolines x 1,000 = maxwells
kiloliters (kL) x 1,000 = liters (L)
kilometers (km) x 6.68E–09 = astronomical units
kilometers (km) x 100,000 = centimeters (cm)
kilometers (km) x 3,280.84 = feet (ft)
kilometers (km) x 39,400 = inches (in)
kilometers (km) x 1.06E–13 = light years
kilometers (km) x 1,000 = meters (m)
kilometers (km) x 0.621 4 = miles (mi)
kilometers (km) x 1,000,000 = millimeters (mm)
kilometers (km) x 1,094 = yards (yd)
kilometers/hour x 27.78 = centimeters/second
kilometers/hour x 54.68 = feet/minute
kilometers/hour x 0.91 = feet/second
kilometers/hour x 0.53 = knots
kilometers/hour x 16.67 = meters/minute
kilometers/hour x 0.62 = miles/hour
kilometers/hour/second x 27.78 = centimeters/hour/second
kilometers/hour/second x 0.91 = feet/second/second
kilometers/hour/second x 0.27 = meters/second/second
kilometers/hour/second x 0.62 = miles/hour/second
kilowatts (kW) x 56.92 = British thermal units/minute
kilowatts (kW) x 44,300 = foot–pounds/minute
kilowatts (kW) x 737.60 = foot–pounds/second
kilowatts (kW) x 1.341 = horsepower (hp)
kilowatts (kW) x 14.34 = kilogram–calories/minute
kilowatts (kW) x 1,000 = watts (W)
kilowatthours (kWh) x 3,413 = British thermal units (Btu)
kilowatthours (kWh) x 36,000,000,000,000 = ergs
kilowatthours (kWh) x 2,660,000 = foot–pounds
kilowatthours (kWh) x 859,850 = gram–calories
kilowatthours (kWh) x 1.34 = horsepower–hours
kilowatthours (kWh) x 3,600,590 = joules (J)
kilowatthours (kWh) x 860.50 = kilogram–calories
kilowatthours (kWh) x 367,000 = kilogram–meters
kilowatthours (kWh) x 3.6a = megajoules (MJ)
kilowatthours (kWh) x 3.53 = pounds of water evaporation at 212 degrees Fahrenheit (212°F)
kilowatthours (kWh) x 22.75 = pounds of water evaporation from 62 to 212 degrees Fahrenheit (62–212°F)
kilowatthours (kWh) x 1,000 = watthours (Wh)
knots x 6,080 = feet/hour
knots x 1.68 = feet/second
knots x 1.85 = kilometers/hour
knots x 1 = nautical miles/hour
knots x 1.15 = statute miles/hour
knots x 2,027 = yards/hour

a Exact conversion.

b Calculated by the Energy Information Administration.

c Estimated.

This table was last updated January 31, 2014.