Convert Cubic Meters to Cubic Yards

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1 m³ = 1.307951 yd³

How to Convert Cubic Meters to Cubic Yards

conversion scale showing cubic meters and equivalent cubic yards volume values

To convert a cubic meter measurement to a cubic yard measurement, multiply the volume by the conversion ratio. One cubic meter is equal to 1.307951 cubic yards, so use this simple formula to convert:

cubic yards = cubic meters × 1.307951

The volume in cubic yards is equal to the cubic meters multiplied by 1.307951.

For example, here's how to convert 5 cubic meters to cubic yards using the formula above.
5 m³ = (5 × 1.307951) = 6.539753 yd³

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

Cubic Meters

The cubic meter is a unit that 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.

Try our cubic meters calculator to calculate the volume of a space.

Cubic Yards

The cubic yard is a unit of volume that is equal to the space consumed by a cube with each edge measuring one yard.

The cubic yard is a US customary and imperial unit of volume. A cubic yard is sometimes also referred to as a cubic yd. Cubic yards can be abbreviated as yd³, and are also sometimes abbreviated as cu yard, cu yd, or CY. For example, 1 cubic yard can be written as 1 yd³, 1 cu yard, 1 cu yd, or 1 CY.

You might also be interested in our cubic yards calculator.

Cubic Meter Measurements and Equivalent Cubic Yard Conversions

Common cubic meter values converted to the equivalent cubic yard value
Cubic Meters Cubic Yards
1 m³ 1.308 yd³
2 m³ 2.6159 yd³
3 m³ 3.9239 yd³
4 m³ 5.2318 yd³
5 m³ 6.5398 yd³
6 m³ 7.8477 yd³
7 m³ 9.1557 yd³
8 m³ 10.46 yd³
9 m³ 11.77 yd³
10 m³ 13.08 yd³
11 m³ 14.39 yd³
12 m³ 15.7 yd³
13 m³ 17 yd³
14 m³ 18.31 yd³
15 m³ 19.62 yd³
16 m³ 20.93 yd³
17 m³ 22.24 yd³
18 m³ 23.54 yd³
19 m³ 24.85 yd³
20 m³ 26.16 yd³
21 m³ 27.47 yd³
22 m³ 28.77 yd³
23 m³ 30.08 yd³
24 m³ 31.39 yd³
25 m³ 32.7 yd³
26 m³ 34.01 yd³
27 m³ 35.31 yd³
28 m³ 36.62 yd³
29 m³ 37.93 yd³
30 m³ 39.24 yd³
31 m³ 40.55 yd³
32 m³ 41.85 yd³
33 m³ 43.16 yd³
34 m³ 44.47 yd³
35 m³ 45.78 yd³
36 m³ 47.09 yd³
37 m³ 48.39 yd³
38 m³ 49.7 yd³
39 m³ 51.01 yd³
40 m³ 52.32 yd³

More Cubic Meter Volume Conversions

US Liquid
Convert to Gallons
1 m³ is equal to 264.172052 gallons
Convert to Quarts
1 m³ is equal to 1,056.69 quarts
Convert to Pints
1 m³ is equal to 2,113.38 pints
Convert to Fluid Ounces
1 m³ is equal to 33,814 fluid ounces
US Cooking
Convert to Cups
1 m³ is equal to 4,226.75 cups
Convert to Tablespoons
1 m³ is equal to 67,628 tablespoons
Convert to Teaspoons
1 m³ is equal to 202,884.1 teaspoons
US Customary Volume
Convert to Cubic Inches
1 m³ is equal to 61,023.7 cubic inches
Convert to Cubic Feet
1 m³ is equal to 35.314667 cubic feet
Metric Volume
Convert to Liters
1 m³ is equal to 1,000 liters
Convert to Milliliters
1 m³ is equal to 1,000,000 milliliters
Convert to Cubic Centimeters
1 m³ is equal to 1,000,000 cubic centimeters