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How heavy is 999 kilograms?

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It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as heavy as a House
In other words, the weight of a House is 156 times 999 kilograms.
(149 sq. m, single-level, unfurnished)
A 149 sq. m (1,600 sq. ft), single-story, unfurnished house (without extensive masonry) of the type commonly found in America would weigh approximately 156,000 kg, based on the weight of the included materials. In contrast, a yurt — a type of dwelling structure popular among nomadic peoples of East Asia — typically weighs less than 458 kg.
It's about 200 times as heavy as a Gallon of Paint
In other words, the weight of a Gallon of Paint is 0.005 times 999 kilograms.
(excluding container; average weight)
A gallon of paint weighs about 5 kg. Every day, 10,000,000 L (3,000,000 gal) of paint are applied in the United States.
It's about 200 times as heavy as a Cat
In other words, the weight of a Cat is 0.005 times 999 kilograms.
(Felis catus) (Domestic; healthy weight)
The average domestic cat should weigh between 4 and 5 kg. Cats are known for their righting reflex, which allows them to land on their feet and survive falls from heights of 1 m (3 ft) up to about 21 m.
It's about 350 times as heavy as a Brick
In other words, the weight of a Brick is 0.0029 times 999 kilograms.
(Standard, traditional face brick - 1,900 cu. cm (120 cu. in))
A standard, traditional face brick weighs an average of 2.9 kg. The steeple of the Church of St. Martin in Landshut, Germany is said to be the tallest brick tower in the world at a height of 130.6 m (428.5 ft) and was constructed using an estimated 650,000 bricks.
It's about 450 times as heavy as a Chihuahua
In other words, 999 kilograms is 444 times the weight of a Chihuahua, and the weight of a Chihuahua is 0.00225 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Chihuahue(o) (FCI standard)
The F&d&ration Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Chihuahuas to weigh about 1.5 to 3 kg. Relative to their body sizes, Chihuahuas have the largest brain size of any dog breed.
It's about one-six-hundred-fiftieth as heavy as Christ the Redeemer (statue)
In other words, 999 kilograms is 0.00157 times the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue), and the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue) is 637 times that amount.
(a.k.a. O Cristo Redentor, a.k.a. Christo redemptor) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Christ the Redeemer weighs 635,000 kilograms. The statue overlooks the city of Rio de Janeiro from atop the 709.9-meter (2,329 ft) granite peak in the Tijuca Forest National Park.
It's about 750 times as heavy as a Human Brain
In other words, the weight of a Human Brain is 0.00135 times 999 kilograms.
(adult)
The average weight of an adult human brain is between 1.350 kilograms. In humans and primates, sight and vision utilize about 30 different parts of the brain which together account for about half of the brain's size.