# Cubic Meters to Gallons Converter

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

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Results in Gallons: 1 m³ = 264.172052 gal

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## How to Convert Cubic Meters to Gallons

To convert a measurement in cubic meters to a measurement in gallons, multiply the volume by the following conversion ratio: 264.172052 gallons/cubic meter.

Since one cubic meter is equal to 264.172052 gallons, you can use this simple formula to convert:

gallons = cubic meters × 264.172052

The volume in gallons is equal to the volume in cubic meters multiplied by 264.172052.

For example, here's how to convert 5 cubic meters to gallons using the formula above.
gallons = (5 m³ × 264.172052) = 1,320.860262 gal

### How Many Gallons Are in a Cubic Meter?

There are 264.172052 gallons in a cubic meter, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 m³ = 264.172052 gal

## 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.

## What is a Gallon?

The US liquid gallon is a unit of fluid volume equal to four quarts, eight pints, or sixteen cups. The US liquid gallon should not be confused with the US dry gallon or the imperial gallon, which are different units of measure.

The gallon is a US customary unit of volume. Gallons can be abbreviated as gal; for example, 1 gallon can be written as 1 gal.

## Cubic Meter to Gallon Conversion Table

Table showing various cubic meter measurements converted to gallons.
Cubic Meters Gallons
1 m³ 264.17 gal
2 m³ 528.34 gal
3 m³ 792.52 gal
4 m³ 1,057 gal
5 m³ 1,321 gal
6 m³ 1,585 gal
7 m³ 1,849 gal
8 m³ 2,113 gal
9 m³ 2,378 gal
10 m³ 2,642 gal
11 m³ 2,906 gal
12 m³ 3,170 gal
13 m³ 3,434 gal
14 m³ 3,698 gal
15 m³ 3,963 gal
16 m³ 4,227 gal
17 m³ 4,491 gal
18 m³ 4,755 gal
19 m³ 5,019 gal
20 m³ 5,283 gal
21 m³ 5,548 gal
22 m³ 5,812 gal
23 m³ 6,076 gal
24 m³ 6,340 gal
25 m³ 6,604 gal
26 m³ 6,868 gal
27 m³ 7,133 gal
28 m³ 7,397 gal
29 m³ 7,661 gal
30 m³ 7,925 gal
31 m³ 8,189 gal
32 m³ 8,454 gal
33 m³ 8,718 gal
34 m³ 8,982 gal
35 m³ 9,246 gal
36 m³ 9,510 gal
37 m³ 9,774 gal
38 m³ 10,039 gal
39 m³ 10,303 gal
40 m³ 10,567 gal

## References

1. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices, Handbook 44 - 2019 Edition, https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/hb/2019/NIST.HB.44-2019.pdf