10 Everyday Item That Weighs Half a Gram (or Less)

Grams are one of the most commonly used units of measurement, but the number of products weighing exactly a half gram is tiny “g” is an abbreviation for gram.

Grams don’t weigh much, so weigh in grams if you have a small amount. Grams are very easy to measure and have few elements that can be measured accurately, making it difficult to answer this question.

After some research, I came up with a list of things that weigh a half gram.

Pumpkin Seed

Pumpkin Seed Pictures

1 oz of pumpkin seed contains about 84 seeds that weigh 28 grams. With a simple calculation, 1 grain of pumpkin seed will weigh approximately 0.4 grams.

A pumpkin seed, commonly known as a pepita in North America, is the edible seed of a pumpkin or some other squash varieties. Season the pumpkin seeds with olive oil, salt, and garlic powder, then roast for 12 to 15 minutes over medium fire (350°F). Then you’ll receive a tasty and nutritious snack.

Sunflower Seed

Sunflower Seed Pictures

A cup of 266 sunflower seeds weighs 133 grams. If you calculate the weight of a sunflower seed, you will find out it is about 0.5 grams.

According to Healthline.com, Sunflower seed is a healthy and nutritious food. Since they contain vitamin E, protein, magnesium, linoleic fatty acids, and other good ingredients, sunflower seeds help lower blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar.

Grain of wheat

With an average seed weight of various 35 mg, 28,571 seeds are sown per kilogram of seed. If the average seed weight of the varieties is 45 mg, then only 22,222 seeds are contained per kilogram of seeds sown.


On average, peas weigh between 0.1 and 0.36 grams. The green peas weigh 1819 grams per 100 seeds and are 7.58.5 mm in diameter. Yellow peas are slightly larger than green peas, averaging 8.09.0 mm in diameter and weighing 2021 grams per 100 seeds.

Corn Kernel

Corn Kernel Pictures

The kernel of corn is the fruit of corn (another word for corn). You can put kernels into soups, salads, and vegetable dishes, or you can serve them on their own with butter or olive oil and seasonings. One corn kernel weighs between 0.2 and 0.5 grams, depending on the variety.

Flea (Insect)

The fleas are only 23 mm long and weigh less than 1 gram on average. Beaver fleas are among the largest flea species with a maximum length of 11 mm.

Fleas are a common problem for pets, particularly cats and dogs. Despite their small size, they are rather bothersome and can quickly escalate into a serious problem if not treated promptly.

Housefly (insect)

The average weight of a male housefly (Musca domestica) is about 12 milligrams, and the average weight of a female is about 18 milligrams. Houseflies are a common problem found all over the world. Their dirty reputation and spread of disease make houseflies a severe problem for health.

Silica Gel Packets

Silica gel or silicon dioxide (SiO2) is typically met as beads in a small paper package in everyday life. This type is used as a desiccant to manage local humidity to prevent the rotting or degradation of certain commodities. One small silica gel packet, which you can get on Amazon, weighs approximately half a gram.

I put some Silica Gel Packets in the camera storage box, so the fungus doesn’t grow inside the camera lens.


2.5 Carat Diamond

Diamond, what is diamond? I don’t think I need to explain what a diamond is anymore. We all know some facts about it. One of the facts is “expensive.” Quoted from Diamondse.info, diamonds weighing 3.00 to 3.99 ct (carat) reach $16,158/carat. One carat is equal to 0.2 grams only, so if you have a 2.5-carat diamond, it is equivalent to 0.5 gram only, very light, but extremely expensive.

Wristwatch Component

If you ever disassemble a watch, you’ll notice that there are dozens of distinct components, all of which are small. Examples are pallets, stud holders, balance bridges, springs, and many other items.

These components are lightweight, with some weighing as little as half a gram.