Bluebulb Projects presents:
The Measure of Things Logo
Enter a measurement to see comparisons


Equivalents in other units


How heavy is 33 long tons?

Sort Order:
Closest first | Highest first | Lowest first

It's about 7,000 times as heavy as a Gallon of Paint.
In other words, the weight of a Gallon of Paint is 0.0001 times 33 long tons.
(excluding container; average weight)
A gallon of paint weighs about 0.005 long tons. Every day, 10,000,000 L (3,000,000 gal) of paint are applied in the United States.
It's about 7,000 times as heavy as a Cat.
In other words, the weight of a Cat is 0.0001 times 33 long tons.
(Felis catus) (Domestic; healthy weight)
The average domestic cat should weigh between 0.004 long tons. Cats are known for their righting reflex, which allows them to land on their feet and survive falls from heights of 1 m (3 ft) up to about 21 m.
It's about one-ten-thousandth as heavy as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 33 long tons is 0.000101 times the weight of The Empire State Building, and the weight of The Empire State Building is 9,900 times that amount.
(New York City, New York)
The Empire State Building weighs approximately 326,000 long tons. About 4% of the building's weight is its 6,000 cu. m (200,000 cu. ft) of limestone façade.
It's about 10,000 times as heavy as a Brick.
In other words, 33 long tons is 12,000 times the weight of a Brick, and the weight of a Brick is 0.0000830 times that amount.
(Standard, traditional face brick - 1,900 cu. cm (120 cu. in))
A standard, traditional face brick weighs an average of 0.0029 long tons. The steeple of the Church of St. Martin in Landshut, Germany is said to be the tallest brick tower in the world at a height of 130.6 m (428.5 ft) and was constructed using an estimated 650,000 bricks.
It's about 15,000 times as heavy as a Chihuahua.
In other words, 33 long tons is 14,900 times the weight of a Chihuahua, and the weight of a Chihuahua is 0.00006710 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Chihuahue(o) (FCI standard)
The F&d&ration Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Chihuahuas to weigh about 0.00221 long tons. Relative to their body sizes, Chihuahuas have the largest brain size of any dog breed.
It's about one-twenty-five-thousandth as heavy as The Golden Gate Bridge.
In other words, the weight of The Golden Gate Bridge is 24,000 times 33 long tons.
(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (Post 1986 weight reduction; total weight of bridge, anchorage, and approaches)
Following the completion of the 1986 project to eliminate excess material, the total weight of the Golden Gate Bridge — including its anchorages and approaches — is 792,000 long tons. The two main cables in the spanning the bridge are spun out of a total of 129,000 km (80,200 mi) of wire.
It's about 25,000 times as heavy as a Human Brain.
In other words, 33 long tons is 24,800 times the weight of a Human Brain, and the weight of a Human Brain is 0.00004030 times that amount.
(adult)
The average weight of an adult human brain is between 0.00133 long tons. In humans and primates, sight and vision utilize about 30 different parts of the brain which together account for about half of the brain's size.