Irrigation & Lighting Division

Wire Size Conversion (AWG & Metric)

AWG Size Metric mm2 Circular Mils Equivalent
Circular Mils
Approximate
Wire Diameter
in mm
- 0.5 - 937 0.032 0.81
20 - 1020 - 0.036 0.91
- 0.75 - 1480 0.039 0.99
18 - 1620 - 0.046 1.16
- 1 - 1974 0.051 1.30
16 2580 - 0.051 1.29
- 1.5 - 2960 0.063 1.60
14 - 4110 - 0.073 1.84
- 2.5 - 4934 0.081 2.06
12 - 6530 - 0.092 2.32
- 4 - 7894 0.102 2.59
10 - 10380 - 0.116 2.93
- 6 - 11840 0.126 3.21
8 - 16510 - 0.146 3.70
- 10 - 19740 0.162 4.12
6 - 26240 - 0.184 4.66
- 16 - 31580 0.204 5.18
4 - 41740 - 0.232 5.88
- 25 - 49340 0.260 6.60
2 - 66360 - 0.292 7.42
- 35 - 69070 0.305 7.75
1 - 83690 - 0.332 9.43
- 50 - 98680 0.365 9.27
1/0 - 106 mcm* - 0.373 9.46
2/0 - 133 mcm* - 0.419 10.60
- 70 - 138.1 mcm 0.430 10.90
3/0 - 168 mcm* - 0.471 12.00
- 95 - 187.5 mcm 0.504 12.80
4/0 - 212 mcm* - 0.528 13.40
- 120 - 237.8 mcm 0.567 14.40
- - 250 mcm - 0.575 14.60
- 150 300 mcm - 0.630 16.00
- - 350 mcm - 0.681 17.30
- 185 - 365.1 mcm 0.700 17.80
- - 400 mcm - 0.728 18.50
- 240 - 473.6 mcm 0.801 20.30
- - 500 mcm - 0.814 20.70
- 300 - 592.1 mcm 0.891 22.60
- - 600 mcm - 0.893 22.70
- - 700 mcm - 0.964 24.50
- - 750 mcm - 0.999 25.40
- 400 - 789.4 mcm 1.026 26.10
- - 800 mcm - 1.032 26.20
- 500 - 986.8 mcm 1.152 29.30
- - 1000 mcm - 1.153 29.30
- 625 - 1233.7 mcm 1.287 32.70

*Rounded for simplicity