Cubic Meters to Gallons Conversion

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1 m³ = 264.172052 gal

How to Convert Cubic Meters to Gallons

Calculators can be used to convert measurements from one unit to another

To convert a cubic meter measurement to a gallon measurement, multiply the volume by the conversion ratio. One cubic meter is equal to 264.172052 gallons, so use this simple formula to convert:

gallons = cubic meters × 264.172052

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

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

Cubic meters and gallons 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.

Gallons

The US liquid gallon is a unit of fluid volume equal to four quarts, eight pints, or sixteen cups.[1] 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

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