How many joule in 1 kilogram calorie?
The answer is 4185.8.
We assume you are converting between joule and kilogram calorie.
You can view more details on each measurement unit: joule or
kilogram calorie
The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 0.00023890295761862 kilogram calorie.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
Use this page to learn how to convert between joules and kilogram calories.
Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units!

››Want other units?

You can do the reverse unit conversion from
kilogram calorie to joule, or enter any two units below:

The joule (symbol J, also called newton meter, watt second, or coulomb volt) is the SI unit of energy and work. The unit is pronounced to rhyme with "tool", and is named in honor of the physicist James Prescott Joule (1818-1889).

››Definition: Kilogram calorie

The large calorie or kilogram calorie approximates the energy needed to increase the temperature of 1 kg of water by 1 °C. This is about 4.185 kJ, and exactly 1000 small calories.

››Metric conversions and more

ConvertUnits.com provides an online
conversion calculator for all types of measurement units.
You can find metric conversion tables for SI units, as well
as English units, currency, and other data. Type in unit
symbols, abbreviations, or full names for units of length,
area, mass, pressure, and other types. Examples include mm,
inch, 100 kg, US fluid ounce, 6'3", 10 stone 4, cubic cm,
metres squared, grams, moles, feet per second, and many more!