Convert Kilojoules to Calories

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1 kJ = 239.005736 cal

How to Convert Kilojoules to Calories

Convert kilojoules to calories with this simple formula:

calories = kilojoules × 239.005736

Converting a kilojoule energy measurement to a calorie measurement involves multiplying the energy by the conversion ratio to find the result. One kilojoule is equal to 239.005736 calories, so to convert simply multiply by 239.005736.

For example:
5 kJ = (5 × 239.005736) = 1,195.028681 cal

Kilojoules and calories are both units used to measure energy. Learn more about energy and find more energy measurement conversion calculators. Kilojoules are an SI derived unit of energy and can be abbreviated as kJ, for example 1 kJ. Calories are an energy measurement and can be abbreviated as cal, for example 1 cal.

Convert Calories to Kilojoules

Kilojoule Measurements and Equivalent Calorie Conversions

Common kilojoule values converted to the equivalent calorie value
Kilojoules Calories
1 kJ 239.01 cal
2 kJ 478.01 cal
3 kJ 717.02 cal
4 kJ 956.02 cal
5 kJ 1,195 cal
6 kJ 1,434 cal
7 kJ 1,673 cal
8 kJ 1,912 cal
9 kJ 2,151 cal
10 kJ 2,390 cal
11 kJ 2,629 cal
12 kJ 2,868 cal
13 kJ 3,107 cal
14 kJ 3,346 cal
15 kJ 3,585 cal
16 kJ 3,824 cal
17 kJ 4,063 cal
18 kJ 4,302 cal
19 kJ 4,541 cal
20 kJ 4,780 cal
21 kJ 5,019 cal
22 kJ 5,258 cal
23 kJ 5,497 cal
24 kJ 5,736 cal
25 kJ 5,975 cal
26 kJ 6,214 cal
27 kJ 6,453 cal
28 kJ 6,692 cal
29 kJ 6,931 cal
30 kJ 7,170 cal
31 kJ 7,409 cal
32 kJ 7,648 cal
33 kJ 7,887 cal
34 kJ 8,126 cal
35 kJ 8,365 cal
36 kJ 8,604 cal
37 kJ 8,843 cal
38 kJ 9,082 cal
39 kJ 9,321 cal
40 kJ 9,560 cal

More Kilojoule Energy Conversions

Joules
Convert to Joules
1 kJ is equal to 1,000 joules
Convert to Megajoules
1 kJ is equal to 0.001 megajoules
Convert to Gigajoules
1 kJ is equal to 1.0E-6 gigajoules
Calories
Convert to Kilocalories
1 kJ is equal to 0.239006 kilocalories
Convert to Megacalories
1 kJ is equal to 0.000239 megacalories
Watts x Time
Convert to Watt-hours
1 kJ is equal to 0.277778 watt-hours
Convert to Kilowatt-hours
1 kJ is equal to 0.000278 kilowatt-hours
Convert to Megawatt-hours
1 kJ is equal to 2.7778E-7 megawatt-hours
Convert to Watt-seconds
1 kJ is equal to 1,000 watt-seconds
Thermal Units
Convert to British Thermal Units
1 kJ is equal to 0.947817 british thermal units
Convert to Million BTU
1 kJ is equal to 9.4782E-7 million BTU
Convert to Therms
1 kJ is equal to 9.4782E-6 therms
Convert to Quads
1 kJ is equal to 9.4782E-16 quads
Electronvolts
Convert to Electronvolts
1 kJ is equal to 6,241,499,999,999,999,606,784 electronvolts
Convert to Kiloelectronvolts
1 kJ is equal to 6,241,500,000,000,000,000 kiloelectronvolts
Convert to Megaelectronvolts
1 kJ is equal to 6,241,500,000,000,000 megaelectronvolts