Ounces to Kilograms Conversion

Enter the amount of sugar in ounces below to get the value converted to kilograms.

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1 oz = 0.02835 kg

How to Convert Ounces of Sugar to Kilograms

To convert an ounce measurement to a kilogram measurement, multiply the sugar by the conversion ratio. One ounce of sugar is equal to 0.02835 kilograms, so use this simple formula to convert:

kilograms = ounces × 0.02835

The sugar in kilograms is equal to the ounces multiplied by 0.02835.

For example, here's how to convert 5 ounces to kilograms using the formula above.
5 oz = (5 × 0.02835) = 0.141748 kg

Should I Measure Sugar by Weight or Volume?

Many experts are adamant that dry ingredients like sugar should be measured by weight instead of volume, especially when used for baking.

The reason is that the density of different sugars vary slightly, so volume measurements will likely yield an incorrect amount of ingredient. Additionally, when using a cup or tablespoon, the amount that the sugar is compressed and above or under the measurement line will alter the actual amount.

This is why most experts suggest using a food scale to measure sugar when cooking, rather than a cup, tablespoon, or other volume measuring devices.

Ounces and kilograms are both units used to measure sugar. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Ounces

An ounce of sugar is 1/16 of a pound, and there are 28.3495 grams in one ounce. An ounce is a measure of sugar weight.

The ounce is a US customary and imperial unit of sugar. Ounces can be abbreviated as oz, for example 1 ounce can be written as 1 oz.

Kilograms

One kilogram of sugar is equal to 1,000 grams, and there are 2.20462 pounds in one kilogram. A kilogram is a measure of sugar weight.

The kilogram, or kilogramme, is the SI base unit for sugar, and is also a multiple of the gram. In the metric system, "kilo" is the prefix for 103. Kilograms can be abbreviated as kg, for example 1 kilogram can be written as 1 kg.