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Pounds to Ounces, kg & More

Convert Pounds, Ounces, kg & More - Instant Weight Unit Calculator 😎

Welcome to our online weight unit converter! Whether you're a shipping clerk, a globe-trotting adventurer, or just someone who wants to know how much 5 kilograms of potatoes weighs in pounds and ounces, we've got you covered. But before we dive into the awesomeness that is our converter, let's quickly review the main weight units in both metric and imperial systems.

Metric vs. Imperial Weights

In the metric system, the base unit for weight is the kilogram (kg). From there, we can break things down into smaller units like grams (g) and milligrams (mg), or larger units like metric tons. The beauty of the metric system is that it's based on powers of 10, making conversions between units a breeze.

In the imperial system, things are a bit more complicated. The base unit for weight is the pound (lb), which can be broken down into ounces (oz) or multiplied into larger units like tons. While the imperial system may seem less intuitive at first, it still has its merits, especially in certain industries like agriculture and construction. 

⚡ Ounces vs. Fluid Ounces

Let's clarify something for those who aren't familiar with the imperial system. There are two types of ounces: oz for weight ounces, which measure mass, and fl oz for fluid ounces, which measure volume. Our weight unit converter deals with oz, so no need to worry about converting between weight and volume - we've got you covered!

When You Need to Use the lbs & oz Calculator

Now, let's talk about the fun stuff: use cases! Our converter is perfect for a variety of scenarios, such as:

  • Shipping: Are you sending a package overseas and need to know how much it weighs in both kilograms and lbs? Our converter has got you covered.
  • Traveling: Are you packing for a trip and trying to figure out if your luggage meets weight restrictions in both metric and imperial units? Look no further.
  • Industrial purposes: Are you a farmer or construction worker who needs to weigh goods in lbs or ounces? Our converter is here to help.

So whether you're a jet-setting adventurer, a meticulous shipper, or a hard-working industrial professional, our weight unit converter is the perfect tool for all your conversion needs. Let's get started!

Magic Features! ✨

Versatile & User-Friendly Weight Unit Converter


Our weight unit converter is like a magician - it instantly converts one unit of weight into three others of your choice! By default, the four fields show pounds, ounces, kilograms, and grams, but you can select from a wide range of other weight units using the handy drop-down menus. Want to know how many milligrams are in a pound? No problem. Curious about how many stones you weigh? All there!

Equipped with Field Lock

Each field comes equipped with a lock feature, which allows you to keep the weight unit locked in place while you experiment with options in the other fields. So if you're converting from lbs to ounces, for example, you can lock the pounds field while you play around with different options in the other fields.

Flexible Starting Point

And the best part? You can start from any field, and all the rest will adjust accordingly. This means you can convert between any combination of weight units you want without having to do any math yourself. It's like having a personal weight unit conversion expert right at your fingertips!

Clear Function

But wait, there's more! Our converter also includes a reset feature, which allows you to clear all the fields and start over from scratch. This is perfect for when you accidentally lock the wrong field or just want to start fresh with a new weight conversion.

Get Your Conversion On: How to Use Our Weight Unit Converter

Our weight unit converter is super easy to use, but just in case you need a little guidance, follow these simple steps:

Step 1: 

Choose your starting weight unit. Let's say you're starting with pounds, and you want to know how many ounces, kilograms, and grams that is. Simply enter the number of lbs you have in the pounds field.

Step 2: 

Choose your desired weight units. Using the drop-down menus in each field, select the weight units you want to convert to. For example, you might choose ounces in the second field, kilograms in the third field, and grams in the fourth field.

Step 3: 

Lock your starting weight unit (optional). If you want to keep your starting weight unit locked in place while you experiment with the other fields, simply click the lock icon next to the pounds field. This way, the lbs you entered will stay the same while the other fields adjust.

Step 4: 

Check out your results. Ta-da! You now have the weight of your object in ounces, kilograms, and grams, all based on the original lbs you entered. For example, if you entered 5 lbs, you'll see that this is equivalent to 80 ounces, 2.26796 kilograms, and 2267.96 grams.

Step 5: 

Reset and start again (optional). If you want to start over from scratch, simply click the reset button and all the fields will clear.

And there you have it! With our weight unit converter, you can convert between any combination of weight units you want, all with just a few clicks.

Weight Conversions Made Easy: Handy Formulas & Quick Reference Table

From Pounds to Ounces and Back

1 lb = 16 oz

1 oz = 0.0625 lb

From Kilograms to Grams and Back

1 kg = 1000 g

1 g = 0.001 kg

Conversion Factors Table for Transforming Weights

To use the table below, simply find the unit you want to convert from in the left column and then follow across to the column with the unit you want to convert to. The number in the intersection is the conversion factor you'll need to multiply by. For example, to convert 2 lbs to kg, you would multiply by 0.453592.

Weight Units Pounds Ounces Kilograms Grams
Pounds 1 16 0.453 453.592
Ounces 0.0625 1 0.028 28.3495
Kilograms 2.20462 35.274 1 1000
Grams 0.00220462 0.035274 0.001 1

3 Fun Benefits of Using Our Weight Unit Converter

  1. Say goodbye to confusing weight conversions: No more head-scratching, pen-and-paper conversions!
  2. Avoid costly mistakes: Whether you're shipping a package or cooking a recipe, getting weight conversions wrong can lead to costly mistakes. With our converter, you can be sure you're getting accurate conversions every time.
  3. Fun for the whole family: Our weight unit converter is not only useful, it's also fun to use! Challenge your friends and family to a weight conversion contest (winner gets a pound of chocolate), or use it to teach your kids about different weight units in a hands-on way. It's the perfect blend of education and entertainment.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Weight (but Were Afraid to Ask) 😊

  1. What's the difference between a pound and an ounce?
    A pound is 16 times heavier than an ounce. To put it in perspective, a can of soda weighs about half a pound, while a penny weighs about half an ounce.
  2. What is a fun quote about grams and kilograms?
    "The difference between grams and kilograms is the difference between an ant and an elephant." 😊
  3. What's the most popular weight conversion people need to do nowadays?
    One of the most common weight conversions is from pounds to kilograms, and its popularity relies on traveling internationally.
  4. What's the heaviest thing ever weighed?
    The heaviest thing ever weighed was the Great Wall of China, which weighs an estimated 116 billion pounds!
  5. What's the lightest thing ever weighed?
    The lightest thing ever weighed is a particle called a neutrino, which weighs less than a billionth of a billionth of a gram.
  6. What's the difference between a ton and a metric ton?
    A ton is a unit of weight (equal to 2,000 pounds) used in the US and UK. A metric ton is the most common ton -- it is equal to 1000 kilograms.
  7. How many pounds are in a stone?
    There are 14 pounds in a stone. This unit is commonly used in the UK to measure body weight.
  8. How many pounds are in a newborn baby?
    The average weight of a newborn baby is around 7.5 lbs. But did you know that the heaviest baby ever born weighed a whopping 22 lbs?


Well, there you have it - all the weight knowledge you could ever want (or need). We hope you've had as much fun exploring the world of weight with us as we've had with you! Don't forget to bookmark our online weight unit converter for all your future weight conversion needs.

Happy weight measuring! ⚖️