# Megacalories to British Thermal Units Converter

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

## Result in British Thermal Units:

1 Mcal = 3,965.666831 BTU

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## How to Convert Megacalories to British Thermal Units

To convert a measurement in megacalories to a measurement in british thermal units, multiply the energy by the following conversion ratio: 3,965.666831 british thermal units/megacalorie.

Since one megacalorie is equal to 3,965.666831 british thermal units, you can use this simple formula to convert:

british thermal units = megacalories × 3,965.666831

The energy in british thermal units is equal to the energy in megacalories multiplied by 3,965.666831.

For example, here's how to convert 5 megacalories to british thermal units using the formula above.
british thermal units = (5 Mcal × 3,965.666831) = 19,828.334157 BTU

### How Many British Thermal Units Are in a Megacalorie?

There are 3,965.666831 british thermal units in a megacalorie, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 Mcal = 3,965.666831 BTU

## 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.

## 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.

## Megacalorie to British Thermal Unit Conversion Table

Table showing various megacalorie measurements converted to british thermal units.
Megacalories British Thermal Units
0.001 Mcal 3.9657 BTU
0.002 Mcal 7.9313 BTU
0.003 Mcal 11.9 BTU
0.004 Mcal 15.86 BTU
0.005 Mcal 19.83 BTU
0.006 Mcal 23.79 BTU
0.007 Mcal 27.76 BTU
0.008 Mcal 31.73 BTU
0.009 Mcal 35.69 BTU
0.01 Mcal 39.66 BTU
0.02 Mcal 79.31 BTU
0.03 Mcal 118.97 BTU
0.04 Mcal 158.63 BTU
0.05 Mcal 198.28 BTU
0.06 Mcal 237.94 BTU
0.07 Mcal 277.6 BTU
0.08 Mcal 317.25 BTU
0.09 Mcal 356.91 BTU
0.1 Mcal 396.57 BTU
0.2 Mcal 793.13 BTU
0.3 Mcal 1,190 BTU
0.4 Mcal 1,586 BTU
0.5 Mcal 1,983 BTU
0.6 Mcal 2,379 BTU
0.7 Mcal 2,776 BTU
0.8 Mcal 3,173 BTU
0.9 Mcal 3,569 BTU
1 Mcal 3,966 BTU