Metric Equivalents of U.S. Weights and Measures

AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT
1 dram = 1.772 grams
1 ounce = 28.3495 grams
1 pound = 453.59 grams or .4536 kilogram
1 hundred weight = 45.36 kilograms
1 short ton = 907.18 kilograms or 0.9072 metric ton
1 long ton = 1,016.05 kilograms or 1.0160 metric tons
TROY WEIGHT
1 pennyweight = 1.555 grams
1 ounce = 31.1035 grams
1 pound = 373.24 grams or 0.3732 kilogram
CUBIC MEASURE
1 cubic inch = 16.387 cubic centimeters
1 cubic foot = 0.0283 cubic meter
1 cubic yard = 0.7646 cubic meter
1 cord = 3.625 cubic meters
SQUARE MEASURE
1 square inch = 6.452 square centimeters
1 square foot = 929 square centimeters
1 square yard = 0.8361 square meter
1 square rod = 25.29 square meters
1 acre = 40.4687 Ares or 0.4047 hectare
1 square mile = 259 hectares or 2.59 square kilometers
1 township = 9,324 hectares or 93.24 square kilometers
LINEAR OR LONG MEASURE
1 inch = 2.54 centimeters
1 foot = 0.3048 meter
1 yard = 0.9144 meter
1 rod = 5.029 meters
1 furlong = 201.17 meters
1 mile = 1.6093 kilometers
1 league = 4.83 kilometers
LIQUID MEASURE
1 fluid ounce = 0.0297 liter
1 gill = 0.118 liter
1 pint = 0.4732 liter
1 quart = 0.9463 liter
1 gallon = 3.7853 liters
DRY MEASURE
1 quart = 1.1012 liters
1 peck = 8.8096 liters
1 bushel = 35.2383 liters