# Metric Tons (Tonnes) to Tons Converter

Enter the weight in metric tons below to get the value converted to tons.

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## How to Convert Metric Tons to Tons

To convert a measurement in metric tons to a measurement in tons, multiply the weight by the following conversion ratio: 1.102311 tons/metric ton.

Since one metric ton is equal to 1.102311 tons, you can use this simple formula to convert:

tons = metric tons × 1.102311

The weight in tons is equal to the weight in metric tons multiplied by 1.102311.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 metric tons to tons using the formula above.

### How Many Tons Are in a Metric Ton?

There are **1.102311** tons in a metric ton, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 t = 1.102311 t

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

## What Is a Metric Ton (Tonne)?

One tonne is equal to 1,000 kilograms or 2,204.6 pounds, and is used throughout the world as a unit of mass/weight.^{[1]} One tonne is also equal to 1 megagram.
The metric ton should not be confused with short tons, used primarily in the US, or long tons, used primarily in the UK.

The metric ton is an SI accepted unit for weight for use with the metric system. A metric ton is sometimes also referred to as a tonne. Metric tons can be abbreviated as *t*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *T*, *Te*, or *MT*. For example, 1 metric ton can be written as 1 t, 1 T, 1 Te, or 1 MT.

In the US the unit is referred to as the metric ton, while the rest of the world refers to it as the tonne.
Most often it's still pronounced as *tun*, but it is sometimes pronounced *tunny*.

Learn more about metric tons.

## What Is a Ton?

One ton, also known as a short ton or a US ton, is equal to 2,000 pounds and is mostly used in the US as a unit of weight.^{[2]} One ton is equal to 907.18474 kilograms.

The ton is a US customary unit of weight. A ton is sometimes also referred to as a short ton. Tons can be abbreviated as *t*; for example, 1 ton can be written as 1 t.

The short ton should not be confused with the long ton, which is used mostly in the United Kingdom, or the metric ton which is used in most other countries.

Learn more about tons.

## Metric Ton to Ton Conversion Table

Metric Tons | Tons |
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1 t | 1.1023 t |

2 t | 2.2046 t |

3 t | 3.3069 t |

4 t | 4.4092 t |

5 t | 5.5116 t |

6 t | 6.6139 t |

7 t | 7.7162 t |

8 t | 8.8185 t |

9 t | 9.9208 t |

10 t | 11.02 t |

11 t | 12.13 t |

12 t | 13.23 t |

13 t | 14.33 t |

14 t | 15.43 t |

15 t | 16.53 t |

16 t | 17.64 t |

17 t | 18.74 t |

18 t | 19.84 t |

19 t | 20.94 t |

20 t | 22.05 t |

21 t | 23.15 t |

22 t | 24.25 t |

23 t | 25.35 t |

24 t | 26.46 t |

25 t | 27.56 t |

26 t | 28.66 t |

27 t | 29.76 t |

28 t | 30.86 t |

29 t | 31.97 t |

30 t | 33.07 t |

31 t | 34.17 t |

32 t | 35.27 t |

33 t | 36.38 t |

34 t | 37.48 t |

35 t | 38.58 t |

36 t | 39.68 t |

37 t | 40.79 t |

38 t | 41.89 t |

39 t | 42.99 t |

40 t | 44.09 t |

## References

- National Institute of Standards and Technology, Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices, https://www.nist.gov/system/files/documents/2017/05/09/h44-01-all.pdf
- United States Department of Agriculture, Weights, Measures, and Conversion Factors for Agricultural Commodities and Their Products, https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/publications/41880/33132_ah697_002.pdf