Amp Hours To Watt Hours Conversion (Ah To Wh): Calculator + Chart

To calculate watts-hours from amp-hours, we need to use the following formula:

Watt-hours = Amp-hours * Volts

As we can see, amp-hours multiplied by voltage equals watt-hours.

Using this equation, we can accurately convert watt-hours from amp-hours. You can find the Ah to Wh calculator here:

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Calculated Watt Hours

 

We have also used the calculator to produce an amp-hour to watt-hour conversion chart for the most common Ah values (at 120V and 220V):

Ah To Wh Conversion Chart

Amp-Hours (Wh) Watt-Hours (at 120V): Watt-Hours (at 220V):
0.1 amp hour to watt hours: 12 Wh 22 Wh
0.2 amp hours to watt hours: 24 Wh 44 Wh
0.3 amp hours to watt hours: 36 Wh 66 Wh
0.4 amp hours to watt hours: 48 Wh 88 Wh
0.5 amp hours to watt hours: 60 Wh 110 Wh
1 amp hour to watt hours: 120 Wh 220 Wh
2 amp hours to watt hours: 240 Wh 440 Wh
5 amp hours to watt hours: 600 Wh 1100 Wh
10 amp hours to watt hours: 1200 Wh 2200 Wh
20 amp hours to watt hours: 2400 Wh 4400 Wh

Knowing how to convert Ah to Wh is quite a useful trick. We have an interesting article about how long will a 100Ah battery last here with a 400W appliance example. Once you convert amp-hours into watt-hours, the calculation becomes much much easier.

4 thoughts on “Amp Hours To Watt Hours Conversion (Ah To Wh): Calculator + Chart”

  1. I have a 300 amp hour LiFePo4 battery and the label on the side of the battery says that there are 3840 watt hours fully charged, I am guessing at 120V. In the chart above it says that 20 amp. hours equal 2400 watt hours at 120 V. If that is correct I don’t understnad why a 300 amp hour battery would not give 15 times that. (20 amp hours times 15 equals 300 amp hours) or 15 x 2400 watt hours, equalling 36,000 watt hours. Sorry for my confusion, please explain. Thanks, Jim

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    • Hello Jim, here’s how you can figure this out: The 300 Ah battery contains 3,840 Wh when fully charged. That means that the voltage is 3,840Wh/300Ah = 12.8V. That’s a standard 12V battery voltage. You don’t have to guess the voltage, you can simply calculate it by dividing the watt-hours by amp-hours; the result is the voltage.

      When you reduce that guessed 120V to 12V, you get the results in the chart. Hope this helps.

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  2. So here’s an example: If I have a 1.5kw solar panel, to 2 x 20 amp batteries – how long can I run a 300w heater (through a 220v inverter)?
    Thanks

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    • Hello Neil, here’s how you go about figuring that out: 300W heater requires 300W every hour to run (so that’s 300Wh). Now, two 2×20 amp batteries (they are probably 12V batteries) can produce 40A*12V = 480W. That means that the 300W heater will run for 480W/300W = 1.6 hours just on batteries.

      If you can use the solar panels to continuously supply 1.5 kW of electricity to a 300W heater, it will easily run for as you as you’re capable to supply that power. Does this answer the question? Maybe you can specify a bit more and we can help you out further.

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