Convert Cubic Centimeter to Gallon (US)
Please provide values below to convert cubic centimeter [cm^3] to gallon (US) [gal (US)], or vice versa.
Definition: The cubic centimeter (symbol: cm3) is an SI derived unit of volume based on the cubic meter. It is the volume of a cube with measurements 1 cm × 1 cm × 1 cm, and is equal to 1/1,000,000 of a cubic meter, 1/1,000 of a liter, or 1 milliliter. The abbreviations of cc and ccm are also sometimes used to denote a cubic centimeter, but their use is deprecated in the International System of Units (SI).
History/origin: The cubic centimeter was derived from the cubic meter, using an SI prefix, in this case "centi," to denote a submultiple of the base unit.
Current use: The cubic centimeter is used in many scientific disciplines, often in the form of milliliters (symbol: mL). Although the cubic centimeter is based on the SI unit of volume, the mL (and its multiples) are more commonly used as a measurement of volume than the cubic centimeter. The United States medical and automotive fields are an exception to this, and the cubic centimeter is still widely used in these fields. In contrast, the United Kingdom uses cubic centimeters in the medical, but not the automotive field.
Definition: A gallon is a unit of volume specifically regarding liquid capacity in both the US customary and imperial systems of measurement. The US gallon is defined as 231 cubic inches (3.785 liters). In contrast, the imperial gallon, which is used in the United Kingdom, Canada, and some Caribbean nations, is defined as 4.54609 liters. In both systems, the gallon is divided into four quarts. Quarts are then divided into two pints and pints are divided into two cups. A cup is comprised of two gills, making one gallon equal four quarts, eight pints, sixteen cups, or thirty-two gills. Further differentiating the US and the imperial gallon, a US gill is divided into four fluid ounces, while an imperial gallon is divided into five. A US fluid ounce is therefore 1/128 of a US gallon while an imperial fluid ounce is 1/160 of an imperial gallon.
History/origin: The term gallon most closely originates from "galon" in Old Northern French and developed as a system for measuring wine and beer in England, resulting in measures such as the wine gallon, ale gallon, and imperial gallon.
Current use: In the United States (US), gallons are often used for larger containers, such as half gallon tubs of ice cream or one-gallon cartons of milk. Gallons are also widely used in fuel economy expression in the US, as well as some of its territories. The imperial gallon is used even more sparingly than the US gallon, with most countries around the world using liters when referencing fuel.
Cubic Centimeter to Gallon (US) Conversion Table
|Cubic Centimeter [cm^3]||Gallon (US) [gal (US)]|
|0.01 cm^3||2.6417205235815E-6 gal (US)|
|0.1 cm^3||2.64172E-5 gal (US)|
|1 cm^3||0.0002641721 gal (US)|
|2 cm^3||0.0005283441 gal (US)|
|3 cm^3||0.0007925162 gal (US)|
|5 cm^3||0.0013208603 gal (US)|
|10 cm^3||0.0026417205 gal (US)|
|20 cm^3||0.005283441 gal (US)|
|50 cm^3||0.0132086026 gal (US)|
|100 cm^3||0.0264172052 gal (US)|
|1000 cm^3||0.2641720524 gal (US)|
How to Convert Cubic Centimeter to Gallon (US)
1 cm^3 = 0.0002641721 gal (US)
1 gal (US) = 3785.411784 cm^3
Example: convert 15 cm^3 to gal (US):
15 cm^3 = 15 × 0.0002641721 gal (US) = 0.0039625808 gal (US)