# List of measurement units

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This is a **list of measurement units** used throughout galactic history in science, mathematics, and other studies.

## Data StorageEdit

- 1 bit
- 1 byte
- 1 kilobyte
- 1 megabyte
- 1 gigabyte
- 1 terabyte
- 1 petabyte
^{[1]} - 1 exabyte
^{[2]}

## AreaEdit

- 1 nanometer
^{[3]} - 1 micrometer
- 1 millimeter (mm)
- 1 centimeter
^{[4]}^{[3]} - 1 glekk (Twi'lek unit of measure)
^{[5]} - 1 inch
- 1 foot (plural "feet")
- 1 yard
- 1 meter (m) or Imperial standard meter
^{[3]} - 1 Trogan meter = 25% larger than Imperial standard meter
^{[3]} - 1 phonoka
- 1 kuba = the distance of a Jawa clan in single file, about 2 m
- 1 Strong-Stroke = approximately 400 meters
^{[6]} - 1 kilometer (km) = 1,000 meters (referred to by pilots as a "klick")
- 1 khelter = 1 km
- 1 salt pan = 1.2 km
- 1 mile = 1.6 km_s
- 1 visvia = 1.6 km
- 1 megalight
- 1 light year = 9.5×10
^{15}meters - 1 parsec = 31×10
^{15}meters = 3.26 light years - 1 Siriometer
- 1 kiloparsec
- 1 Megaparsec
- 1 Gigaparsec
- 1 Teraparsec

## AreaEdit

- 1 cubic centimeter
- 1 cubic meter
- 1 cubic kilometer
- 1 hectare
^{[7]}

## TemperatureEdit

- 1 degree standard
^{[8]}, where 0 is the freezing point of water and 100 is its boiling point. - degree Celsius
^{[9]}^{[10]} - degree
^{[11]}

## TimeEdit

- 1 plancktime = amount of time it takes for light to travel the planck length
- 1 nanosecond
^{[12]} - 1 microsecond
^{[3]} - 1 second
- 1 Imperial minute
- 1 minute = 60 seconds
- 1 hour = 60 minutes
- 1 day = 24 hours
^{[13]} - 1 standard week = 5 days
- 1 standard month (10-month calendar) = 7 weeks
- 1 standard year = 368 days
^{[13]} - 1 decade
^{[14]} - 1 standard century = 100 standard years
- 1 millennium
^{[15]} - 1 ket
- 1 klekket = 2 standard months
- 1 grimnal
- 1 progression = 1 year

## MassEdit

- 1 microgram
^{[16]} - 1 milligram
^{[17]} - 1 Coruscant Standard Carat
- 1 carat
^{[18]} - 1 gram
- 1 kilogram
- 1 metric ton = 1,000 kilograms
- 1 pound
^{[19]}

## SpeedEdit

- 1 kilometer per hour (km/h)
- 1 mile per hour (mph)

## AccelerationEdit

- 1 g-force (G or Gee)
- 1 Sublight Unit per Standard Time Part
^{[20]}

## PressureEdit

- 1 sangen
^{[21]} - 1 millibar
^{[22]}^{[23]}

## RotationEdit

- 1 degree = 1/360th of a full circle
^{[24]}

## PercentageEdit

- 100 percent
^{[25]}

## UV IndexEdit

- Reaches to a peak of 44.9
^{[26]}

## VolumeEdit

- 1 pint
^{[27]} - 1 gallon
^{[28]} - 1 litre
^{[29]} - 1 cubic meter (m
^{3})^{[30]} - 1 cubic kilometer (km
^{3})^{[31]}

## GravityEdit

- 1 g-force
^{[32]} - Also g force
^{[33]}, 1G^{[34]}, or 1 g^{[25]}

## Military ratingEdit

- Class Two
^{[35]}

## Artillery rankingsEdit

## Shield strengthEdit

## Hull ratingEdit

- 1 RU

## EnergyEdit

- 1 joule
^{[30]} - 1 megajoule = 1,000,000 joules
^{[30]}^{[3]} - 1 gigaton = 1,000,000,000 tons of TNT
^{[30]} - 1 watt
^{[30]} - 1 gigawatt
^{[3]} - 1 Energy Unit, approximately the energy required to power a single shot from a standard blaster
^{[37]} - 1 Power Unit, possibly equal or close to an Energy Unit
^{[37]}

## FrequencyEdit

- 1 microhertz
^{[3]} - 1 terahertz
^{[38]}

## PropulsionEdit

- 1 KTU
^{[39]}

## Musical unitsEdit

- Key, as in "Key of Cresh"
^{[40]} - Octave
^{[35]}

## QuantitiesEdit

- Imperial crans, used to measure amounts of food, e.g 12 Imperial crans of Ubuuga caviar.
^{[41]}

## Behind the scenesEdit

The metric system is the primary form of measurement. However, temperature units would not be named Kelvin, or Fahrenheit, since they were named for men from Earth, but rather by centigrade or the more benign "standard" developed in the online Visual Guides. Despite this, certain units are used that are named after scientists from Earth, including celsius, watt, joule, and hertz.

The metric system also applies to quantities as well, beyond the standard SI prefix. See Large Numbers for more details.

## AppearancesEdit

*Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic**HoloNet News*(weather)*Star Wars*: Episode II*Attack of the Clones**Star Wars*: Episode IV*A New Hope*

## SourcesEdit

*A Guide to the Star Wars Universe*, Second Edition*Pirates & Privateers*- Visual Guide Chapter 6: Lost in the Desert, Image 2 on StarWars.com (content now obsolete; backup link on Archive.org)