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# Convert Gallon (US) to Cubic Yard

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

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### 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

Definition: A cubic yard (symbol: yd3) 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) to Cubic Yard Conversion Table

Gallon (US) [gal (US)]Cubic Yard [yd^3]
0.01 gal (US)4.95113E-5 yd^3
0.1 gal (US)0.0004951132 yd^3
1 gal (US)0.0049511317 yd^3
2 gal (US)0.0099022634 yd^3
3 gal (US)0.0148533951 yd^3
5 gal (US)0.0247556584 yd^3
10 gal (US)0.0495113169 yd^3
20 gal (US)0.0990226337 yd^3
50 gal (US)0.2475565844 yd^3
100 gal (US)0.4951131687 yd^3
1000 gal (US)4.9511316872 yd^3

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

1 gal (US) = 0.0049511317 yd^3
1 yd^3 = 201.974025974 gal (US)

Example: convert 15 gal (US) to yd^3:
15 gal (US) = 15 × 0.0049511317 yd^3 = 0.0742669753 yd^3