Microwatts to Megawatts Converter

Enter the power in microwatts below to get the value converted to megawatts.


Result in Megawatts:

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1,000,000,000 µW = 0.001 MW

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How to Convert Microwatts to Megawatts

To convert a measurement in microwatts to a measurement in megawatts, divide the power by the following conversion ratio: 1,000,000,000,000 microwatts/megawatt.

Since one megawatt is equal to 1,000,000,000,000 microwatts, you can use this simple formula to convert:

megawatts = microwatts ÷ 1,000,000,000,000

The power in megawatts is equal to the power in microwatts divided by 1,000,000,000,000.

For example, here's how to convert 5,000,000,000,000 microwatts to megawatts using the formula above.
megawatts = (5,000,000,000,000 µW ÷ 1,000,000,000,000) = 5 MW

Microwatts and megawatts are both units used to measure power. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

What Is a Microwatt?

One microwatt is the power equal to 1/1,000,000 of a watt, or the energy consumption at a rate of 1/1,000,000 of a joule per second.

The microwatt is a multiple of the watt, which is the SI derived unit for power. In the metric system, "micro" is the prefix for millionths, or 10-6. Microwatts can be abbreviated as µW; for example, 1 microwatt can be written as 1 µW.

Learn more about microwatts.

What Is a Megawatt?

One megawatt is the power equal to 1,000,000 watts, or the energy consumption at a rate of 1,000,000 joules per second.

The megawatt is a multiple of the watt, which is the SI derived unit for power. In the metric system, "mega" is the prefix for millions, or 106. Megawatts can be abbreviated as MW; for example, 1 megawatt can be written as 1 MW.

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Microwatt to Megawatt Conversion Table

Table showing various microwatt measurements converted to megawatts.
Microwatts Megawatts
1 µW 0.000000000001 MW
2 µW 0.000000000002 MW
3 µW 0.000000000003 MW
4 µW 0.000000000004 MW
5 µW 0.000000000005 MW
6 µW 0.000000000006 MW
7 µW 0.000000000007 MW
8 µW 0.000000000008 MW
9 µW 0.000000000009 MW
10 µW 0.00000000001 MW
100 µW 0.0000000001 MW
1,000 µW 0.000000001 MW
10,000 µW 0.00000001 MW
100,000 µW 0.0000001 MW
1,000,000 µW 0.000001 MW
10,000,000 µW 0.00001 MW
100,000,000 µW 0.0001 MW
1,000,000,000 µW 0.001 MW
10,000,000,000 µW 0.01 MW
100,000,000,000 µW 0.1 MW
1,000,000,000,000 µW 1 MW

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