Bluebulb Projects presents:
Enter a measurement to see comparisons

Equivalents in other units

How heavy is 1 grams?

Sort Order:
Closest first | Highest first | Lowest first

 It's about 15,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Salt In other words, 1 grams is 17,100 times the weight of a Grain of Salt, and the weight of a Grain of Salt is 0.00005850 times that amount. The mass of a grain of salt is approximately 0.00005850 grams. Salt consumption varies widely by country; the people of the United States consume a combined total of about 57,000,000,000 grams of salt each year. It's about 3,500 times as heavy as a Poppy Seed In other words, the weight of a Poppy Seed is 0.0003 times 1 grams. (Papaver somniferum)Fifty percent oil by weight, a poppy seed weighs approximately 0.0003 grams. The true pigment of a poppy seed is brown in color, while the characteristic bluish color is an optical illusion caused by a layer of calcium oxalate crystals refracting light rays. It's about 1,500 times as heavy as a Grain of Sugar In other words, the weight of a Grain of Sugar is 0.000625 times 1 grams. (a.k.a. white sugar, a.k.a. white refined sugar, a.k.a. table sugar, a.k.a. sucrose, a.k.a. saccharose)A grain of sugar weighs approximately 0.000625 grams. Sugar consumption varies widely by country; the average citizen of the United States consumes about 61,200 grams of sugar each year. It's about 300 times as heavy as a Sesame Seed In other words, 1 grams is 275 times the weight of a Sesame Seed, and the weight of a Sesame Seed is 0.00364 times that amount. (Sesamum indicum)A sesame seed weighs approximately 0.00364 grams. The McDonald's Big Mac sandwich, which is well-known for its sesame seed top bun, accounts for the consumption of an estimated 2,010,000 grams of sesame seeds each day. It's about 250 times as heavy as a Grain of Sand In other words, the weight of a Grain of Sand is 0.0043 times 1 grams. (medium grain)With tremendous variety in the size of grain and the component material, grains of sand weigh an average of 0.0044 grams. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 15.10 m (49.55 ft) in height. It's about 50 times as heavy as a Grain of Rice In other words, the weight of a Grain of Rice is 0.021 times 1 grams. (conventional; US; long-, medium-, and short-gran varieties; uncooked)With great differences in variety, the average among a sampling of common short-, medium- and long-grain rices finds that a single grain weighs about 0.021 grams before cooking. A staple through most of human history, archaeological evidence indicates that the earliest rice cultivation was about 11,500 years ago. It's about five times as heavy as a Raindrop In other words, the weight of a Raindrop is 0.20 times 1 grams. (a.k.a. drop, a.k.a. droplet) (average)The weight of a raindrop depends heavily on the type of weather, but averages about 0.20 grams. The familiar teardrop shape of a raindrop is actually an optical illusion, caused by the reflection of the light and the motion of the drop.