British Thermal Units to Megacalories Converter

Enter the energy in british thermal units below to get the value converted to megacalories.


Result in Megacalories:

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1 BTU = 0.000252 Mcal

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How to Convert British Thermal Units to Megacalories

To convert a measurement in british thermal units to a measurement in megacalories, multiply the energy by the following conversion ratio: 0.000252 megacalories/british thermal unit.

Since one british thermal unit is equal to 0.000252 megacalories, you can use this simple formula to convert:

megacalories = british thermal units × 0.000252

The energy in megacalories is equal to the energy in british thermal units multiplied by 0.000252.

For example, here's how to convert 5,000 british thermal units to megacalories using the formula above.
megacalories = (5,000 BTU × 0.000252) = 1.260822 Mcal

British thermal units and megacalories are both units used to measure energy. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

What Is a British Thermal Unit?

British thermal units are a measure of heat energy. Specifically, one british thermal unit is equal to the amount of heat energy required to increase the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit. They are often used as a way to rate the energy heat producing appliances such furnaces, and to price heating fuels such as natural gas.

The british thermal unit is a US customary unit of energy. British thermal units can be abbreviated as BTU; for example, 1 british thermal unit can be written as 1 BTU.

Learn more about british thermal units.

What Is a Megacalorie?

One megacalorie is equal to 1,000,000 calories, which is the heat needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water from 14.5 to 15.5 degrees Celsius. One megacalorie is equal to 4.184 megajoules.

Megacalories can be abbreviated as Mcal; for example, 1 megacalorie can be written as 1 Mcal.

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British Thermal Unit to Megacalorie Conversion Table

Table showing various british thermal unit measurements converted to megacalories.
British Thermal Units Megacalories
1 BTU 0.000252 Mcal
2 BTU 0.000504 Mcal
3 BTU 0.000756 Mcal
4 BTU 0.001009 Mcal
5 BTU 0.001261 Mcal
6 BTU 0.001513 Mcal
7 BTU 0.001765 Mcal
8 BTU 0.002017 Mcal
9 BTU 0.002269 Mcal
10 BTU 0.002522 Mcal
20 BTU 0.005043 Mcal
30 BTU 0.007565 Mcal
40 BTU 0.010087 Mcal
50 BTU 0.012608 Mcal
60 BTU 0.01513 Mcal
70 BTU 0.017652 Mcal
80 BTU 0.020173 Mcal
90 BTU 0.022695 Mcal
100 BTU 0.025216 Mcal
200 BTU 0.050433 Mcal
300 BTU 0.075649 Mcal
400 BTU 0.100866 Mcal
500 BTU 0.126082 Mcal
600 BTU 0.151299 Mcal
700 BTU 0.176515 Mcal
800 BTU 0.201732 Mcal
900 BTU 0.226948 Mcal
1,000 BTU 0.252164 Mcal
2,000 BTU 0.504329 Mcal
3,000 BTU 0.756493 Mcal
4,000 BTU 1.0087 Mcal
5,000 BTU 1.2608 Mcal
6,000 BTU 1.513 Mcal
7,000 BTU 1.7652 Mcal
8,000 BTU 2.0173 Mcal
9,000 BTU 2.2695 Mcal
10,000 BTU 2.5216 Mcal

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