Convert Kilograms to Long Tons

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1 kg = 0.000984 lt

How to Convert Kilograms to Long Tons

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To convert a kilogram measurement to a long ton measurement, multiply the weight by the conversion ratio. One kilogram is equal to 0.000984 long tons, so use this simple formula to convert:

long tons = kilograms × 0.000984

The weight in long tons is equal to the kilograms multiplied by 0.000984.

For example, here's how to convert 5 kilograms to long tons using the formula above.
5 kg = (5 × 0.000984) = 0.004921 lt

Kilograms and long tons are both units used to measure weight. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Kilograms

One kilogram is equal to the mass of the platinum-iridium bar which is stored in Sèvres, France. It is roughly equal to the mass of 1,000 cubic centimeters of water.

The kilogram, or kilogramme, is the SI base unit for weight, and is also a multiple of the gram. In the metric system, "kilo" is the prefix for 103. Kilograms can be abbreviated as kg, for example 1 kilogram can be written as 1 kg.

Long Tons

One long ton is equal to 2,240 pounds and is mostly used in the United Kingdom as a unit of mass/weight. Long tons are not the same as the short ton, which is used mostly in the United States, or the metric ton which is used throughout the world.

The long ton is an imperial unit of weight. A long ton is sometimes also referred to as an imperial ton or displacement ton. Long tons can be abbreviated as lt, and are also sometimes abbreviated as t. For example, 1 long ton can be written as 1 lt or 1 t.

Kilogram Measurements and Equivalent Long Ton Conversions

Common kilogram values converted to the equivalent long ton value
Kilograms Long Tons
1 kg 0.000984 lt
2 kg 0.001968 lt
3 kg 0.002953 lt
4 kg 0.003937 lt
5 kg 0.004921 lt
6 kg 0.005905 lt
7 kg 0.006889 lt
8 kg 0.007874 lt
9 kg 0.008858 lt
10 kg 0.009842 lt
11 kg 0.010826 lt
12 kg 0.01181 lt
13 kg 0.012795 lt
14 kg 0.013779 lt
15 kg 0.014763 lt
16 kg 0.015747 lt
17 kg 0.016732 lt
18 kg 0.017716 lt
19 kg 0.0187 lt
20 kg 0.019684 lt
21 kg 0.020668 lt
22 kg 0.021653 lt
23 kg 0.022637 lt
24 kg 0.023621 lt
25 kg 0.024605 lt
26 kg 0.025589 lt
27 kg 0.026574 lt
28 kg 0.027558 lt
29 kg 0.028542 lt
30 kg 0.029526 lt
31 kg 0.03051 lt
32 kg 0.031495 lt
33 kg 0.032479 lt
34 kg 0.033463 lt
35 kg 0.034447 lt
36 kg 0.035431 lt
37 kg 0.036416 lt
38 kg 0.0374 lt
39 kg 0.038384 lt
40 kg 0.039368 lt

More Kilogram Weight Conversions

US Customary & Imperial Units
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1 kg is equal to 0.001102 tons
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SI Units
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1 kg is equal to 0.001 metric tons
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1 kg is equal to 1,000 grams
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1 kg is equal to 1,000,000 milligrams
Other Units
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