Kilowatt Hours to Kilowatts (kWh to kW) Conversion Calculator

Use our calculator to easily convert kilowatt hours to kilowatts (kWh to kW).

Kilowatt Hours to Kilowatts Conversion Calculator

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Conversion formula: kW = kWh ÷ hrs

Or would you rather convert kilowatts to kilowatt hours?

Kilowatt Hours to Kilowatts Conversion Table

Here is a conversion table converting common values of kilowatt hours to kilowatts, over a duration of 1 hour and 1 day.

Kilowatt Hours (kWh)Kilowatts (kW) @ 1 hourKilowatts (kW) @ 1 day
1 kWh1 kW0.042 kW
2 kWh2 kW0.083 kW
3 kWh3 kW0.125 kW
4 kWh4 kW0.167 kW
5 kWh5 kW0.208 kW
6 kWh6 kW0.25 kW
7 kWh7 kW0.292 kW
8 kWh8 kW0.333 kW
9 kWh9 kW0.375 kW
10 kWh10 kW0.417 kW
15 kWh15 kW0.625 kW
20 kWh20 kW0.833 kW
25 kWh25 kW1.042 kW
30 kWh30 kW1.25 kW
35 kWh35 kW1.458 kW
40 kWh40 kW1.667 kW
45 kWh45 kW1.875 kW
50 kWh50 kW2.083 kW
55 kWh55 kW2.292 kW
60 kWh60 kW2.5 kW

Note: Don't see the values you're looking for in this table? Use our kWh to kW calculator at the top of this page to calculate them for your specific scenario.

How to Convert Kilowatt Hours to Kilowatts (kWh to kW)

To convert kilowatt hours to kilowatts, divide kilowatt hours by hours.

Conversion formula: kilowatts = kilowatt hours ÷ hours

Abbreviated formula: kW = kWh ÷ hrs


Let's say your power bill says you use 30 kilowatt hours per day.

To find out how much power your house is using on average, you would divide the kilowatt-hours by the number of hours in a day:

30 kWh ÷ 24 hrs = 1.25 kW

So, on average, your house is consuming 1.25 kilowatts of electricity.

How to Convert Kilowatts to Kilowatt Hours (kW to kWh)

Need to convert the other way?

To convert kilowatts to kilowatt hours, multiply kilowatts by hours.

Conversion formula: kilowatt hours = kilowatts × hours

Abbreviated formula: kWh = kW × hrs


Let's say you have a dryer that uses 2 kilowatts and it runs for 1.5 hours per dry cycle.

You can calculate how many kilowatt hours it uses each dry cycle by multiplying the kilowatts by the hours:

2 kW × 1.5 hrs = 3 kWh

So, your dryer uses 3 kilowatt hours of electricity every time you run it.

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