Measure Conversions

You will find some useful tables below to convert from one system of measures (e.g. metric) to another.

Weights Dimensions
Imperial Metric Imperial Metric
½ oz
¾ oz
1 oz
1½ oz
2 oz
2½ oz
3 oz
4 oz
4½ oz
5 oz
6 oz
7 oz
8 oz
9 oz
10 oz
12 oz
1 lb
1 lb 8 oz
2 lb
3 lb
10 g
20 g
25 g
40 g
50 g
60 g
75 g
110 g
125 g
150 g
175 g
200 g
225 g
250 g
275 g
350 g
450 g
700 g
900 g
1.35 kg
¹⁄₈ inch
¼ inch
½ inch
¾ inch
1 inch
1¼ inch
1½ inch
1¾ inch
2 inch
2½ inch
3 inch
3½ inch
4 inch
5 inch
5¼ inch
6 inch
6½ inch
7 inch
7½ inch
8 inch
9 inch
9½ inch
10 inch
11 inch
12 inch
3 mm
5 mm
1 cm
2 cm
2.5 cm
3 cm
4 cm
4.5 cm
5 cm
6 cm
7.5 cm
9 cm
10 cm
13 cm
13.5 cm
15 cm
16 cm
18 cm
19 cm
20 cm
23 cm
24 cm
25.5 cm
28 cm
30 cm

 

Volume Oven Temperatures  
Imperial Metric Gas Mark °F °C
2 fl oz
3 fl oz
5 fl oz (¼ pint) 10 fl oz (½ pint)
1 pint
1 ¼ pint
1 ¾ pint
2 pint
2½ pint
4 pint
55 ml
75 ml
150 ml
275 ml
570 ml
725 ml
1 litre
1.2 litre
1.5 litre
2.25 litres
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
275°F
300°F
325°F
350°F
375°F
400°F
425°F
450°F
475°F
140°C
150°C
170°C
180°C
190°C
200°C
220°C
230°C
240°C

 

American Cup   Conversions Liquid   Conversions
American Imperial Metric Imperial Metric American
1 cup flour
1 cup caster/ granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup butter/margarine/lard
1 cup sultanas/raisins
1 cup currants
1 cup ground almonds
1 cup golden syrup
1 cup uncooked rice
1 cup grated cheese
1 stick butter
5oz

8oz
6oz
8oz
7oz
5oz
4oz
12oz
7oz
4oz
4oz

150g

225g
175g
225g
200g
150g
110g
350g
200g
110g
110g

½ fl oz
1 fl oz
2 fl oz
4 fl oz
8 fl oz
16 fl oz

15 ml
30 ml
60 ml
120 ml
240 ml
480 ml

1 tbsp
1/8 cup
¼ cup
½ cup
1 cup
1 pint

 

Note: A pint isn’t always a pint: in British, Australian and often Canadian recipes you’ll see an imperial pint listed as 20 fluid ounces. American and some Canadian recipes use the the American pint measurement, which is 16 fluid ounces.