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AWG to mm2 - wire gauges

You probably should choose from this short list of diameters when handwiring a custom keyboard:

AWG # Diameter
[mm]
Area
[mm2]
Diameter
[inch]
Info
220.64380.32550.0253This is the common breadboard jumper wire's gauge.
230.57330.25820.0226
240.51060.20470.0201
250.45470.16240.0179
260.40490.12880.0159This is the thinner gray HDD ribbon cable's gauge.
270.36060.10210.0142
280.32110.08100.0126
290.28590.06420.0113
300.25460.05090.0100

And here is the extended version:

AWG # Diameter
[mm]
Area
[mm2]
Diameter
[inch]
17.348142.40770.2893
26.543733.63080.2576
35.827326.67050.2294
45.189421.15060.2043
54.621316.77320.1819
64.115413.30180.1620
73.664910.54880.1443
83.26368.36560.1285
92.90646.63420.1144
102.58825.26120.1019
112.30484.17230.0907
122.05253.30880.0808
131.82782.62400.0720
141.62772.08090.0641
151.44951.65020.0571
161.29081.30870.0508
171.14951.03780.0453
181.02370.82300.0403
190.91160.65270.0359
200.81180.51760.0320
210.72290.41050.0285
220.64380.32550.0253
230.57330.25820.0226
240.51060.20470.0201
250.45470.16240.0179
260.40490.12880.0159
270.36060.10210.0142
280.32110.08100.0126
290.28590.06420.0113
300.25460.05090.0100
310.22680.04040.0089
320.20190.03200.0080
330.17980.02540.0071
340.16010.02010.0063
350.14260.01600.0056
360.12700.01270.0050
370.11310.01000.0045
380.10070.00800.0040
390.08970.00630.0035
400.07990.00500.0031