American Wire Gages (AWG) Sizes and Resistances

AWG wire
size (solid)
Area
CM*
Resistance per

1000 ft (ohms) @ 20 C

Diameter
(inches)
Maximum current**
(amperes)
0000 211600 0.049 0.46 380
000 167810 0.0618 0.40965 328
00 133080 0.078 0.3648 283
0 105530 0.0983 0.32485 245
1 83694 0.124 0.2893 211
2 66373 0.1563 0.25763 181
3 52634 0.197 0.22942 158
4 41742 0.2485 0.20431 135
5 33102 0.3133 0.18194 118
6 26250 0.3951 0.16202 101
7 20816 0.4982 0.14428 89
8 16509 0.6282 0.12849 73
9 13094 0.7921 0.11443 64
10 10381 0.9989 0.10189 55
11 8234 1.26 0.09074 47
12 6529 1.588 0.0808 41
13 5178.4 2.003 0.07196 35
14 4106.8 2.525 0.06408 32
15 3256.7 3.184 0.05707 28
16 2582.9 4.016 0.05082 22
17 2048.2 5.064 0.04526 19
18 1624.3 6.385 0.0403 16
19 1288.1 8.051 0.03589 14
20 1021.5 10.15 0.03196 11
21 810.1 12.8 0.02846 9
22 642.4 16.14 0.02535 7
23 509.45 20.36 0.02257 4.7
24 404.01 25.67 0.0201 3.5
25 320.4 32.37 0.0179 2.7
26 254.1 40.81 0.01594 2.2
27 201.5 51.47 0.0142 1.7
28 159.79 64.9 0.01264 1.4
29 126.72 81.83 0.01126 1.2
30 100.5 103.2 0.01002 0.86
31 79.7 130.1 0.00893 0.7
32 63.21 164.1 0.00795 0.53
33 50.13 206.9 0.00708 0.43
34 39.75 260.9 0.0063 0.33
35 31.52 329 0.00561 0.27
36 25 414.8 0.005 0.21
37 19.83 523.1 0.00445 0.17
38 15.72 659.6 0.00396 0.13
39 12.47 831.8 0.00353 0.11
40 9.89 1049 0.00314 0.09