Convert Megacalories to Calories

Enter the energy in megacalories below to get the value converted to calories.

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1 Mcal = 1,000,000 cal

How to Convert Megacalories to Calories

To convert a megacalorie measurement to a calorie measurement, multiply the energy by the conversion ratio. One megacalorie is equal to 1,000,000 calories, so use this simple formula to convert:

calories = megacalories × 1,000,000

The energy in calories is equal to the megacalories multiplied by 1,000,000.

For example, here's how to convert 5 megacalories to calories using the formula above.
5 Mcal = (5 × 1,000,000) = 5,000,000 cal

Megacalories and calories are both units used to measure energy. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Megacalories

One megacalorie is equal to 1,000,000 calories, which are 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.

Calories

One calorie is equal to the heat needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water from 14.5 to 15.5 degrees Celsius.

When measuring the energy content in foods, the large calorie, or kilocalorie is used, but it's often still just called a "calorie." When both the calorie and large calorie are used in the same context it is common to refer to the calorie as a "small calorie."

Calories can be abbreviated as cal, for example 1 calorie can be written as 1 cal.

Megacalorie Measurements and Equivalent Calorie Conversions

Common megacalorie values converted to the equivalent calorie value
Megacalories Calories
1 Mcal 1,000,000 cal
2 Mcal 2,000,000 cal
3 Mcal 3,000,000 cal
4 Mcal 4,000,000 cal
5 Mcal 5,000,000 cal
6 Mcal 6,000,000 cal
7 Mcal 7,000,000 cal
8 Mcal 8,000,000 cal
9 Mcal 9,000,000 cal
10 Mcal 10,000,000 cal
11 Mcal 11,000,000 cal
12 Mcal 12,000,000 cal
13 Mcal 13,000,000 cal
14 Mcal 14,000,000 cal
15 Mcal 15,000,000 cal
16 Mcal 16,000,000 cal
17 Mcal 17,000,000 cal
18 Mcal 18,000,000 cal
19 Mcal 19,000,000 cal
20 Mcal 20,000,000 cal
21 Mcal 21,000,000 cal
22 Mcal 22,000,000 cal
23 Mcal 23,000,000 cal
24 Mcal 24,000,000 cal
25 Mcal 25,000,000 cal
26 Mcal 26,000,000 cal
27 Mcal 27,000,000 cal
28 Mcal 28,000,000 cal
29 Mcal 29,000,000 cal
30 Mcal 30,000,000 cal
31 Mcal 31,000,000 cal
32 Mcal 32,000,000 cal
33 Mcal 33,000,000 cal
34 Mcal 34,000,000 cal
35 Mcal 35,000,000 cal
36 Mcal 36,000,000 cal
37 Mcal 37,000,000 cal
38 Mcal 38,000,000 cal
39 Mcal 39,000,000 cal
40 Mcal 40,000,000 cal

More Megacalorie Energy Conversions

Joules
Convert to Joules
1 Mcal is equal to 4,184,000 joules
Convert to Kilojoules
1 Mcal is equal to 4,184 kilojoules
Convert to Megajoules
1 Mcal is equal to 4.184 megajoules
Convert to Gigajoules
1 Mcal is equal to 0.004184 gigajoules
Calories
Convert to Kilocalories
1 Mcal is equal to 1,000 kilocalories
Watts x Time
Convert to Watt-hours
1 Mcal is equal to 1,162.22 watt-hours
Convert to Kilowatt-hours
1 Mcal is equal to 1.162222 kilowatt-hours
Convert to Megawatt-hours
1 Mcal is equal to 0.001162 megawatt-hours
Convert to Watt-seconds
1 Mcal is equal to 4,184,000 watt-seconds
Thermal Units
Convert to British Thermal Units
1 Mcal is equal to 3,965.67 british thermal units
Convert to Million BTU
1 Mcal is equal to 0.003966 million BTU
Convert to Therms
1 Mcal is equal to 0.039657 therms
Convert to Quads
1 Mcal is equal to 3.9657E-12 quads
Electronvolts
Convert to Electronvolts
1 Mcal is equal to 26,113,999,999,999,997,898,653,696 electronvolts
Convert to Kiloelectronvolts
1 Mcal is equal to 26,113,999,999,999,999,475,712 kiloelectronvolts
Convert to Megaelectronvolts
1 Mcal is equal to 26,114,000,000,000,000,000 megaelectronvolts