Calories in Watermelon

How many calories in Watermelon? We provide you with the Watermelon calories, Watermelon nutrition facts and the health benefits of Watermelon to help you lose weight and eat a healthy diet.

The Watermelon is probably the largest of the melon family, recognizable by its stripy light and dark green skin. Inside, they contain a delicious sweet red flesh.

Watermelon provides a good source of vitamins A, B1-B3, B5, B6, C, beta-carotene and magnesium. They are very low in fat and contain no cholesterol. Watermelon contain a number of carbohydrates; glucose, which gives us energy, and sucrose and fructose, which gives them their sweet taste.

Watermelons are also full of lycopene which is thought to help protect against prostate cancer. With its large presence of antioxidants, watermelons are thought to help relieve the pain associated with arthritis. Other Watermelon benefits are believed to include acting as an anti-inflammatory and providing added protection against heart disease.

Below is a single calorie table for fresh watermelon. See our fruit calories comparison chart to compare the calories in Watermelon with the other calories in fruit.

Read about watermelon nutrition. Also, have a look how nutritious Watermelon is in comparison to the other fruit nutrition facts.

All of our calorie information is provide by the US Department of Agriculture.

Watermelon Calories

Watermelon, raw

Refuse: 48% (Rind, seeds, and cutting loss)
Scientific Name: Citrullus lanatus

Serving size:

Calories per Serving

100 grams30.0 kcal (126 kJ)
1 ounce (28g)8.4 kcal (35.2 kJ)
1 cup, balls (154g) 46.2 kcal (193 kJ)
1 cup, diced (152g) 45.6 kcal (191 kJ)
10 watermelon balls (122g) 36.6 kcal (153 kJ)
Calories in a Watermelon: 1 melon (15" long x 7-1/2" dia) (4,518g)1355 kcal (5673 kJ)
1 wedge (approx 1/16 of melon) (286g)85.8 kcal (359 kJ)
1 NLEA Serving (280g) 84.0 kcal (352 kJ)

Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference


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