# Joules to Calories

Enter the value that you want to convert joules to calories or *calories to joules*.

### Joules (J):

The Joule is a measuring unit of energy and denoted as "J". It is an international standard derived unit. The amount of energy used on an object when one-newton force is applied to it for one-meter distance is called one joule. One joule is equal to 0.2390057361 cal.

### Calories (cal):

A calorie is measuring unit of energy. The energy that increases the temperature of one gram of water by degree Celsius at one atmospheric pressure. It is denoted as "cal" and one cal is equal to 4.184 J.

### Joules to Calories (J to cal):

It is a free online joule to calories (J to cal) energy converter. The Joule is a measuring unit of energy and denoted as "J". It is an international standard derived unit. The amount of energy used on an object when one-newton force is applied to it for one-meter distance is called one joule. One joule is equal to 0.2390057361 cal. A calorie is measuring unit of energy. The energy that increases the temperature of one gram of water by degree Celsius at one atmospheric pressure. It is denoted as "cal" and one cal is equal to 4.184 J.

### Joule to Calorie Metric Conversion Table.

Joule [J] | Calorie (th) [cal (th)] |
---|---|

0.01 J | 0.0023900574 cal (th) |

0.1 J | 0.0239005736 cal (th) |

1 J | 0.2390057361 cal (th) |

2 J | 0.4780114723 cal (th) |

3 J | 0.7170172084 cal (th) |

5 J | 1.1950286807 cal (th) |

10 J | 2.3900573614 cal (th) |

20 J | 4.7801147228 cal (th) |

50 J | 11.9502868069 cal (th) |

100 J | 23.9005736138 cal (th) |

1000 J | 239.0057361377 cal (th) |

### How many cals in a joule? Or How to convert joules to calories?

For converting joules to calories we go with an example.

**Example:**

Convert 1 Joule to calories?

We know 1 joule = 0.2390057361 cal; 1 cal = 4.184 J.

1 joule = __Calories.

1 x 0.2390057361 = 0.2390057361 cal (we know 1 j = 0.2390057361 cal)

**Answer:**

1 joule = 0.2390057361cal.