Whole bean to ground coffee calculator
Generally speaking, you should always be measuring your coffee by weight. This calculator is for when you don't have access to scales. Enter your required ounces, grams, or number of beans, and this calculator will do the rest.
How much does a single coffee bean weigh?
On average a coffee bean weighs
132.5 milligrams — equivalent to
0.1325 grams or
We took 4 random packs of whole bean coffee and counted 100 beans from each one.
Then, we weighed each group of 100 beans and calculated the average.
|Bean mean weight
|Rwandan Filter Coffee Beans
|Random Garbage Dark Roast
|Another random dark roast
|Average of all four
How many grams of coffee are in a cup?
One cup filled with ground or whole bean coffee weighs roughly
Of course, if you're looking for an answer to how much grounds are in a brewed cup of coffee, that varies too much for a clear answer.
How many grams of coffee are in one tablespoon?
One table spoon is equal to half an ounce.
So using the calculator above, it looks like a tablespoon of ground coffee weighs
5.13 grams — which is about
Ground coffee to whole bean volume ratio
Curious if whole bean took up a greater volume than ground coffee, we set about testing it.
We measured out one cup of whole bean, ground it, then measured again. Surprisingly, ground coffee takes up almost the exact amount of space as whole bean. So the ratio is one to one.