Pounds (lb) to Metric tonnes (t) calculator

Input the amount of pounds you want to convert to metric tonnes in the below input field, and then click in the "Convert" button. But if you want to convert from metric tonnes to pounds, please checkout this tool.


Formula used to convert lb to t:

F(x) = x / 2204.6226218488

For example, if you want to convert 15 lb to t, just replace x by 15 [lb]:

15 lb = 15/2204.6226218488 = 0.006803885549999925 t


  1. Divide the amount of pounds by 2204.6226218488.
  2. The result will be expressed in metric tonnes.

Pound to Metric tonne Conversion Table

The following table will show the most common conversions for Pounds (lb) to Metric Tonnes (t):

Pounds (lb) Metric Tonnes (t)
0.001 lb 0.0000004536 t
0.01 lb 0.0000045359 t
0.1 lb 0.0000453592 t
1 lb 0.0004535924 t
2 lb 0.0009071847 t
3 lb 0.0013607771 t
4 lb 0.0018143695 t
5 lb 0.0022679618 t
6 lb 0.0027215542 t
7 lb 0.0031751466 t
8 lb 0.003628739 t
9 lb 0.0040823313 t
10 lb 0.0045359237 t
20 lb 0.0090718474 t
30 lb 0.0136077711 t
40 lb 0.0181436948 t
50 lb 0.0226796185 t
60 lb 0.0272155422 t
70 lb 0.0317514659 t
80 lb 0.0362873896 t
90 lb 0.0408233133 t
100 lb 0.045359237 t

About Pounds (lb)

The pound or pound-mass is a unit of mass. The most common definition today of a pound is the international avoirdupois pound, which is defined as exactly 0.45359237 kilograms. The symbol used to express pounds is lb.

An avoirdupois pound (traditional pound) is equal to 16 avoirdupois ounces and to exactly 7,000 grains. The conversion factor between the kilogram and the international pound was therefore chosen to be divisible by 7.

About Metric Tonnes (t)

The tonne (also referred to as the metric ton in the United States and Canada), is widely used non-SI metric unit of mass equal to 1,000 kilograms or one megagram (symbol: Mg). The symbol used for tonne is t. It is equivalent to approximately 2,204.6 pounds, 1.102 short tons (US) or 0.984 long tons (UK).

The tonne is used when you want to express the weight of heavy objects, such as cars, elephants, cars, among others.

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FAQs for Pound to Metric tonne calculator

What is Pound to Metric tonne calculator?

Pound to Metric tonne is a free and online calculator that converts Pounds to Metric tonnes.

How do I use Pound to Metric tonne?

You just have to insert the amount of Pounds you want to convert and press the "Convert" button. The amount of Metric tonnes will be outputed in the input field below the button.

Which browsers are supported?

All mayor web browsers are supported, including Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera.

Which devices does Pound to Metric tonne work on?

Pound to Metric tonne calculator works in any device that supports any of the browsers mentioned before. It can be a smartphone, desktop computer, notebook, tablet, etc.