# Picocoulombs to Coulombs Converter

Enter the electric charge in picocoulombs below to get the value converted to coulombs.

Results in Coulombs: 1 pC = 1.0E-12 C
Hint: use a scientific notation calculator to convert E notation to decimal

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## How to Convert Picocoulombs to Coulombs

To convert a measurement in picocoulombs to a measurement in coulombs, divide the electric charge by the following conversion ratio: 1,000,000,000,000 picocoulombs/coulomb.

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

coulombs = picocoulombs ÷ 1,000,000,000,000

The electric charge in coulombs is equal to the electric charge in picocoulombs divided by 1,000,000,000,000.

For example, here's how to convert 5,000,000,000,000 picocoulombs to coulombs using the formula above.
coulombs = (5,000,000,000,000 pC ÷ 1,000,000,000,000) = 5 C

## What Is a Picocoulomb?

The picocoulomb is 1/1,000,000,000,000 of a coulomb, which is the electric charge equal to one ampere of current over one second.

The picocoulomb is a multiple of the coulomb, which is the SI derived unit for electric charge. In the metric system, "pico" is the prefix for 10-12. Picocoulombs can be abbreviated as pC; for example, 1 picocoulomb can be written as 1 pC.

## What Is a Coulomb?

One coulomb is the electric charge equal to one ampere of current over one second.

The coulomb can be expressed as QC = IA × ts

The charge in coulombs is equal to the current in amperes times the time in seconds.

The coulomb is the SI derived unit for electric charge in the metric system. Coulombs can be abbreviated as C; for example, 1 coulomb can be written as 1 C.

## Picocoulomb to Coulomb Conversion Table

Table showing various picocoulomb measurements converted to coulombs.
Picocoulombs Coulombs
1 pC 0.000000000001 C
2 pC 0.000000000002 C
3 pC 0.000000000003 C
4 pC 0.000000000004 C
5 pC 0.000000000005 C
6 pC 0.000000000006 C
7 pC 0.000000000007 C
8 pC 0.000000000008 C
9 pC 0.000000000009 C
10 pC 0.00000000001 C
100 pC 0.0000000001 C
1,000 pC 0.000000001 C
10,000 pC 0.00000001 C
100,000 pC 0.0000001 C
1,000,000 pC 0.000001 C
10,000,000 pC 0.00001 C
100,000,000 pC 0.0001 C
1,000,000,000 pC 0.001 C
10,000,000,000 pC 0.01 C
100,000,000,000 pC 0.1 C
1,000,000,000,000 pC 1 C

## References

1. International Bureau of Weights and Measures, The International System of Units, 9th Edition, 2019, https://www.bipm.org/documents/20126/41483022/SI-Brochure-9-EN.pdf