Cubic Feet to Cubic Meters Converter

Enter the volume in cubic feet below to get the value converted to cubic meters.

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Result in Cubic Meters:

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1 ft³ = 0.028317 m³

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How to Convert Cubic Feet to Cubic Meters

To convert a measurement in cubic feet to a measurement in cubic meters, multiply the volume by the following conversion ratio: 0.028317 cubic meters/cubic foot.

Since one cubic foot is equal to 0.028317 cubic meters, you can use this simple formula to convert:

cubic meters = cubic feet × 0.028317

The volume in cubic meters is equal to the volume in cubic feet multiplied by 0.028317.

For example, here's how to convert 5 cubic feet to cubic meters using the formula above.
cubic meters = (5 ft³ × 0.028317) = 0.141584 m³
conversion scale showing cubic feet and equivalent cubic meters volume values

Cubic feet and cubic meters are both units used to measure volume. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

What Is a Cubic Foot?

The cubic foot is a unit of volume that is equal to the space consumed by a cube having sides one foot on each edge.

The cubic foot is a US customary and imperial unit of volume. A cubic foot is sometimes also referred to as a cubic ft. Cubic feet can be abbreviated as ft³, and are also sometimes abbreviated as cu foot, cu ft, or CF. For example, 1 cubic foot can be written as 1 ft³, 1 cu foot, 1 cu ft, or 1 CF.

You can calculate volume using a cubic footage calculator if you have the dimensions of a space or object.

Learn more about cubic feet.

What Is a Cubic Meter?

One cubic meter is equal to the volume of a cube with each edge measuring one meter.

The cubic meter, or cubic metre, is the SI derived unit for volume in the metric system. Cubic meters can be abbreviated as , and are also sometimes abbreviated as cu m, CBM, cbm, or MTQ. For example, 1 cubic meter can be written as 1 m³, 1 cu m, 1 CBM, 1 cbm, or 1 MTQ.

You can use our cubic meters calculator to calculate the volume of a space.

Learn more about cubic meters.

Cubic Foot to Cubic Meter Conversion Table

Table showing various cubic foot measurements converted to cubic meters.
Cubic Feet Cubic Meters
1 ft³ 0.028317 m³
2 ft³ 0.056634 m³
3 ft³ 0.084951 m³
4 ft³ 0.113267 m³
5 ft³ 0.141584 m³
6 ft³ 0.169901 m³
7 ft³ 0.198218 m³
8 ft³ 0.226535 m³
9 ft³ 0.254852 m³
10 ft³ 0.283168 m³
11 ft³ 0.311485 m³
12 ft³ 0.339802 m³
13 ft³ 0.368119 m³
14 ft³ 0.396436 m³
15 ft³ 0.424753 m³
16 ft³ 0.45307 m³
17 ft³ 0.481386 m³
18 ft³ 0.509703 m³
19 ft³ 0.53802 m³
20 ft³ 0.566337 m³
21 ft³ 0.594654 m³
22 ft³ 0.622971 m³
23 ft³ 0.651287 m³
24 ft³ 0.679604 m³
25 ft³ 0.707921 m³
26 ft³ 0.736238 m³
27 ft³ 0.764555 m³
28 ft³ 0.792872 m³
29 ft³ 0.821189 m³
30 ft³ 0.849505 m³
31 ft³ 0.877822 m³
32 ft³ 0.906139 m³
33 ft³ 0.934456 m³
34 ft³ 0.962773 m³
35 ft³ 0.99109 m³
36 ft³ 1.0194 m³
37 ft³ 1.0477 m³
38 ft³ 1.076 m³
39 ft³ 1.1044 m³
40 ft³ 1.1327 m³

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