# Convert Cubic Yard to Gallon (US)

Please provide values below to convert cubic yard [yd^3] to gallon (US) [gal (US)], or *vice versa*.

### Cubic yard

**Definition:** A cubic yard (symbol: yd^{3}) is an imperial and United States Customary unit of volume defined as the volume of a cube with measurements 1 yd × 1 yd × 1 yd. It is equal to 27 cubic feet, 0.7645549 cubic meters, and 764.5549 liters.

**History/origin:** The cubic yard is based on the international yard, which was adopted in the 1950s and 1960s, and is equal to 0.9144 meters.

**Current use:** The cubic yard is used to some degree in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. All of these countries also use metric or SI (International System of Units) measurements for volume such as liters, milliliters, and cubic meters.

### Gallon (US)

**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 Yard to Gallon (US) Conversion Table

Cubic Yard [yd^3] | Gallon (US) [gal (US)] |
---|---|

0.01 yd^3 | 2.0197402597 gal (US) |

0.1 yd^3 | 20.1974025974 gal (US) |

1 yd^3 | 201.974025974 gal (US) |

2 yd^3 | 403.9480519481 gal (US) |

3 yd^3 | 605.9220779221 gal (US) |

5 yd^3 | 1009.8701298701 gal (US) |

10 yd^3 | 2019.7402597403 gal (US) |

20 yd^3 | 4039.4805194805 gal (US) |

50 yd^3 | 10098.701298701 gal (US) |

100 yd^3 | 20197.402597403 gal (US) |

1000 yd^3 | 201974.02597403 gal (US) |

### How to Convert Cubic Yard to Gallon (US)

1 yd^3 = 201.974025974 gal (US)

1 gal (US) = 0.0049511317 yd^3

**Example:** convert 15 yd^3 to gal (US):

15 yd^3 = 15 × 201.974025974 gal (US) = 3029.6103896104 gal (US)