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Weights & Measures in New York

Table Of Weights

THE METRIC SYSTEM
OF MEASUREMENT

Weight Measures

1 metric ton (mt)

=1000 kg.

1 kilogram (kg)

= 1000 grams.

1 gram (g)

= 1000 mg.

1 milligram (mg)

= 0.001 gram.

British-American units of
MEASUREMENT and METRIC EQUIVALENTS

Weight Measures

1 dram

= 27.34 grains

1 ounce

= 437.5 grains

1 ounce

= 16 drams

1 pound

= 16 ounces

1 ton

=2,000 pounds

Metric -> British/US

1 milliliter

= 0.033814 US ounce

1 liter

= 33.814 US ounce

 

= 1.0567 US quarts

 

= 0.26417 US gallons

British/US -> Metric

1 dram

= 1.772 grams

1 ounce

= 28.3495 grams

1 pound

= 453.59 grams

1 ton

= 907.18 kilograms


Avoirdupois (common)

1 ounce (oz)

= 28.35 grams

1 pound

= 453.59 grams

1 stone

= 14 lbs.

1 stone

= 6.35 kg

1 centner (British)

= 50.6 kg

1 centner (US)

= 45.3 kg

1 centner (Russian)

= 100 kg

1 ton (short)

= 907.18 kg

1 ton (long)

= 1016 kg

Metric Avoirdupois

1 gram

=15.432 grains

1 gram

= 0.035274 oz avoir

100 grams

= 3.5274 oz avoir

1 kilogram

= 2.2046 pounds

1 ton metric

= 0.98421 ton long

1 ton metric

= 1.1023 ton short


Weight Measures

Troy (apothecary & precious metals)

1 carat

= 200. mg

1 grain

= 64.799 mg

 

= 0.002285 ounces

1 ounce

= 31.103 grams

1 pound (lb.)

= 373.24 grams

Dry Measures

English -> Metric

1 quart

= 1.1012 liters

1 peck (pk)

= 8.8098 liters

1 bushel (bu)

= 35.239 liters

1 liter

= 0.90808 quarts

 

= 1.11375 pecks

 

= 0.028378 bushel


US & British Cooking Measures
Volume Measures

1 teaspoon

= 04.9 milliliters

1 tablespoon

= 14.8 milliliters

1 cup

= 236 milliliters

1 pint

= 472 milliliters

Old Russian Measures


1 versta = 500 sazhen = 1066.78 meters

1 sazhen = 3 arshin = 2.13356 meters

1 arshin = 16 vershok = 0.71 meters

1 vershok = 0.0444 meters

  1 pood = 16.38 kg

1 desyatina = 2400 sazhen2 = 109.254 acres

Tables Of Linear Measures

THE METRIC SYSTEM
OF MEASUREMENT
 

Linear Measures

1 kilometer (km)

=1000 m

1 hectometer (hm)

=100 m

1 decameters (dm)

=10 m

1 meter (m)

=1000 mm =100 cm

1 decimeter (dm)

=10 cm

1 centimeter (cm)

=10 mm

1 millimeter (mm)

=0.1 cm =0.001 m

British-American units of
MEASUREMENT and
METRIC EQUIVALENTS

Linear Measures

1 foot (ft)

= 12 inches

1 yard (yd)

= 3 feet

1 yard (yd)

= 36 inches

1 rod (or pole)

= 5 1/2 yards

1 rod (or pole)

= 16 1/2 feet

1 furlong (yd)

= 40 rods

1 mile (ml)

= 5280 feet

1 mile (ml)

= 1760 yards

1 mile (ml)

= 8 furlongs

1 naut. mile

= 6080 feet

1 inch

= 12 lines

1 line

= 6 point

1 point

= 1/72 inch

1 league

= 3 miles

Converting British/American->Metric

1 inch (in.)

= 25.40 millimeters

1 inch (in.)

=2.540 centimeters

1 foot (ft)

= 30.48 centimeters

1 yard (yd)

= 0.9144 meters

1 mile (ml)

= 1.6093 kilometers

1 naut. mile

= 1.832 kilometers

1 inch

= 2.54 centimeters

1 line

= 2.1 millimeters

1 point

= 0.3528 millimeter

Converting Metric->British/American

1 millimeter

= 0.03937 inches

1 centimeter

= 0.3937 inches

1 meter

=39.37 inches

1 meter

= 3.2808 feet

1 meter

= 1.0936 yards

1 kilometer

= 3280.8 feet

1 kilometer

= 1093.6 yards

1 kilometer

= 0.62139 miles


Square (sq.) Measures

1 sq. km (km2)

= 100 hectares

1 hectare (ha)

= 10,000 m2

1 sq. meter (m2)

= 10,000 cm2

1 sq. meter (m2)

= 106 mm2

1 sq. cm (cm2)

= 100 mm2

1 sq. meter (mm2)

= 0.01 cm2

Square (sq.) Measures

1 square foot

= 144 sq. in.

1 square yard

= 9 sq. ft.

1 square rod

= 30 1/4 sq. yd.

1 square pole

= 30 1/4 sq. yd.

1 square perch

= 30 1/4 sq. yd.

1 acre

= 43,560 sq. ft.

1 acre

= 4,840 sq. ft.

1 acre

=160 sq. rods

1 square mile

= 640 acres

Converting English->Metric

1 square inch

= 645.16 mm2

1 square inch

= 6.4516 cm2

1 square foot

= 929.03 cm2

1 square foot

= 9.2903 dm2

1 square foot

= 0.092903 mm2

1 square yard

= 0.83613 m2

1 acre

=0.4047 hectare

1 square mile

= 2.5900 km2

Converting Metric->English

1 millimeter2

= 0.001550 sq. inches

1 centimeter2

= 0.15500 sq. inches

1 decimeter2

= 0.10764 sq. feet

1 meter2

= 10.764 sq. feet

1 meter2

= 1.1960 sq. yards

1 hectare

= 2.47 acres

1 km2

= 0.38608 sq. miles


Cubic Measures

1 cubic meter (m3)

= 1000 dm3

1 cubic meter (m3)

= 1,000,000 cm3

1 cu. cm (cm3)

= 1000 mm3

1 cu. mm (mm3)

= 0.001 cm3

Cubic (cu.) Measures

1 cu. foot

= 1728 cu. inches

1 cu. yard

= 27 cu. feet

1 cord foot

= 16 cu. feet

1 cord

= 128 cu. feet

1 cord

= 8 cord feet

Converting English -> Metric

1 cubic inch

= 16.387 cm3

1 cubic foot

= 1728 inches3

1 cubic foot

= 0.028317 m3

1 cubic yard

= 27 ft3

1 cubic yard

= 0.76455 m3

1 cubic mile

= 4.16818 km3

Converting Metric -> English

1 cm3

= 0.061023 inches3

1 m3

= 35.315 feet3

1 m3

= 1.3079 yards3

1 km3

= 0.23990 miles3

Table Of Liquid Measures

THE METRIC SYSTEM
OF MEASUREMENT

Liquid Measures

1 hectoliter (hl)

=100 liters

1 decaliter (dl)

=10 liters

1 liter (l)

=10 deciliters

1 liter (l)

=100 centiliters

1 liter (l)

=1000 milliliters

1 liter (l)

=1000 cm3

1 deciliter (dl)

=10 centiliters

1 centiliter (cl)

=10 milliliters

1 milliliter (ml)

=0.001 liter =0.01 cm3

British-American units of
MEASUREMENT and METRIC EQUIVALENTS

Liquid Measures

1 US pint

= 16 fluid ounces

1 British pint

= 20 fluid ounces

1 quart

= 2 pints

1 gallon

= 4 quarts

Converting Metric -> British/US

1 milliliter

= 0.033814 US ounce

1 liter

= 33.814 US ounce

 

= 1.0567 US quarts

 

= 0.26417 US gallons

Converting British/US -> Metric

1 US fluid ounce

= 29.57 milliliters

1 Br. fluid ounce

= 28.4 milliliters

1 US pint

= 0.4732 liter

1 British pint

= 0.570 liter

1 US quart

= 0.94635 liter

1 British quart

= 1.140 liter

1 US gallon

= 3.7854 liters

1 British gallon

= 4.546 liters

1 US barrel

= 119.24 liters

1 British barrel

= 160.42 liters

1 Barrel of oil

= 158.98 liters

Table Of Temperature Measurements

Temperatures

Fahrenheit - Celsius (Comparisons)

Fahrenheit
Celsius
Comparisons
400
 
Roasting Chicken
325
 
Roasting Meat
212
100
Water Boils
176
80
Lamb cooked
160
 
Beef medium
140
60
Beef rare
122
50
 
104
40
Very High Fever
102
38.9
High Fever
100
37.8
Mild Fever
98.6
36.6
Normal Body Temp.
90
32.2
Really hot day
86
30
Hot Day
80
26.6
Warm Day
70
21.1
Pleasant
68
20
Pleasant
60
15.5
Cool & Refreshing
50
10
Warm winter day
40
4.4
 
32
0
Water freezes
30
-1.1
 
20
-6.7
Vermont winter
14
-10
 
10
-12.2
 
0
-17.8
Really cold
-4
-20
 
-10
-23.3
 
-31
-35
Siberian winter
-459.67
-273.15
Absolute zero