Quarter (UK) conversions
The quarter (UK) conversion selector here selects the mass/weight measurement unit to convert to starting from quarters (UK) (qtr). To make a conversion starting from a unit of mass other than quarter (UK), simply click on the "Reset" button.
About quarter (UK)
The quarter (UK) (or long quarter) is a unit of mass in the Imperial system of units equal to about 12.70058636 kilograms (1 qtr (UK) = 12.70058636 kg), the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI).
The quarter (UK) is also equal to about 12,700.58636 grams (g) (an SI unit of mass), or about 0.0127 tonnes (t) (a unit of mass in the metric system), or 28 pounds (lb) or 448 ounces (oz), which are US customary / Imperial units of mass.
The quarter definition varies depending on the system of units used, as follows:
- The quarter (UK) or long quarter, equal to 28 pounds
- The quarter (US) or short quarter, equal to 25 pounds
Plural: quarters (UK)
Also called: long quarter (plural: long quarters)