Weight Of Gallon Water


Covering most of the planet and making up 55% to 60% of our body weight, water is our most precious natural resource.

So, How much does a gallon of water weigh?

A gallon of water weighs 8.35 pounds (3.787 kg).

Usually measured by its volume, water is a heavy substance. This is especially if it’s stored in a container or when it puts pressure on physical objects or anything that gets in its way.

How Much Does 5 Gallons Of Water Weigh?

5 Gallon Water

5 gallons of water weigh 41.75 pounds (18.93 kg).

This is calculated as follows:

8.35 pounds (1 gallon) x 5 = 41.7 pounds (18.91 kg).

How Much Does A Cubic Foot Of Water Weigh?

A cubic foot of water weighs 62.46 pounds (28.33 kg).

There are 7.48 gallons of water in a cubic foot of water.

Thus, a cubic foot of water weighs 62.46 pounds (7.48 gallons x 8.35 pounds).

How Much Do 55 Gallons Of Water Weigh?

Drum Of Water

55 gallons of water weighs 459.25 pounds (208.31 kg).

This is calculated as follows:

8.35 pounds (1 gallon) x 55 = 459.25 pounds (208.31 kg).

What Is The Weight Of One Liter Of Water?

For those who prefer metric measurements, 1 liter (33.814 ounces) of water weighs 1 kilogram or 2.21 pounds.

How Much Does A Pint Of Water Weigh?

A U.S. pint of water will weigh approximately 1.04 pounds (0.47 kg).

How Much Does A Cup Of Water Weigh?

One cup of water weighs 0.52 pounds. (0.235 kg)

How Much Does A Case Of Water Weigh?

A case of 16.9 oz. bottle water weighs about 30 pounds. (13.6 kg)

~ Fun Fact ~

When you look at the earth from outer space, you immediately realize how much water there is on our planet. Over 70% of the earth’s surface is covered by water.

But, approximately 97% of this water is found in our oceans and it contains large amounts of salt. This water cannot be used for human consumption. This means that only 3% of the water that exists on planet earth is safe to drink!


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