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How many inch of mercury in 1 pound/square inch [gauge]?
The answer is 2.0360206576012.

We assume you are converting between **inch of mercury [0 °C]** and **pound/square inch [gauge]**.

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The SI derived unit for **pressure** is the pascal.

1 pascal is equal to 0.00029529983071445 inch of mercury, or 0.00014503773800722 pound/square inch [gauge].

Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.

Use this page to learn how to convert between inches of mercury and pounds/square inch.

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1 inch of mercury to pound/square inch [gauge] = 0.49115 pound/square inch [gauge]

5 inch of mercury to pound/square inch [gauge] = 2.45577 pound/square inch [gauge]

10 inch of mercury to pound/square inch [gauge] = 4.91154 pound/square inch [gauge]

20 inch of mercury to pound/square inch [gauge] = 9.82308 pound/square inch [gauge]

30 inch of mercury to pound/square inch [gauge] = 14.73462 pound/square inch [gauge]

40 inch of mercury to pound/square inch [gauge] = 19.64617 pound/square inch [gauge]

50 inch of mercury to pound/square inch [gauge] = 24.55771 pound/square inch [gauge]

75 inch of mercury to pound/square inch [gauge] = 36.83656 pound/square inch [gauge]

100 inch of mercury to pound/square inch [gauge] = 49.11542 pound/square inch [gauge]

You can do the reverse unit conversion from pound/square inch [gauge] to inch of mercury, or enter any two units below:

inch of mercury to exapascal

inch of mercury to femtopascal

inch of mercury to dekapascal

inch of mercury to kilopond/square meter

inch of mercury to kilogram-force/square millimeter

inch of mercury to gigabar

inch of mercury to bar

inch of mercury to decipascal

inch of mercury to meter of head

inch of mercury to nanopascal

Inches of mercury or inHg is a non-SI unit for pressure. It is still widely used for barometric pressure in weather reports and aviation in the United States, but is considered somewhat outdated elsewhere.

It is defined as the pressure exerted by a column of mercury of 1 inch in height at 32 °F (0 °C) at the standard acceleration of gravity.

1 inHg = 3,386.389 pascals at 0 °C.

Aircraft operating at higher altitudes (above 18,000 feet) set their barometric altimeters to a standard pressure of 29.92 inHg or 1,013.2 hPa (1 hPa = 1 mbar) regardless of the actual sea level pressure, with inches of mercury used in the U.S. and Canada. The resulting altimeter readings are known as flight levels.

Piston engine aircraft with constant-speed propellers also use inHg to measure manifold pressure, which is indicative of engine power produced.

Psig (pound-force per square inch gauge) is a unit of pressure relative to the surrounding atmosphere. By contrast, psia measures pressure relative to a vacuum (such as that in space). At sea level, Earth's atmosphere actually exerts a pressure of 14.7 psi. Humans do not feel this pressure because internal pressure of liquid in their bodies matches the external pressure. If a pressure gauge is calibrated to read zero in space, then at sea level on Earth it would read 14.7 psi. Thus a reading of 30 psig on a tire gauge represents an absolute pressure of 44.7 psi.

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