Convert Cubic Yards (yd³) to US Liquid Gallons (gal) | yd³ in gal

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# Let's convert Cubic Yards (yd³) to US Liquid Gallons (gal)

This quick and easy calculator will convert Cubic Yards (yd³) to US Liquid Gallons (gal) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

## Quick Reference for Converting Cubic Yards to US Liquid Gallons

Formula
gal = yd³ x 201.97
Quick Rough Maths
To get the US Liquid Gallons, multiply the number of Cubic Yards by 202.0
Cubic Yards (yd³) in 1 US Liquid Gallon
There are 0 Cubic Yards in 1 US Liquid Gallon
US Liquid Gallons (gal) in 1 Cubic Yard
There are 201.97 US Liquid Gallons in 1 Cubic Yard

## Unit Information

Cubic Yard
/ˈkjuːbɪk jɑːd/
Symbol: yd³
Unit System: Imperial

### What is the Cubic Yard?

The cubic yard is a unit of volume derived from the imperial system of units. It uses the symbol yd³.

It equals the volume of a cube with edges that each measure 1 yard. It is equivalent to 27 ft³, 46656 in³ or ≈ 0.764554 m³.

The yard (and derivatives like the cubic yard for example) are the same in both the imperial systems and US customary systems so require less conversion systems to calculate / convert to SI or metric.

US Liquid Gallon
/ˈlɪkwɪdˈɡalən/
Symbol: gal
Unit System: US Customary

### What is the US Liquid Gallon?

The liquid gallon is a unit of volume in the US customary unit system and uses the symbol gal.

It is the most common use of the word gallon and is defined as 231 in³. It is made up of 4 quarts where there are 2 pints in a quart and 16 US fluid ounces in a US pint. There are therefore 128 US fluid ounces in a US gallon.

The term gallon is most prevalent when discussing and trading oil and fuel. To ensure consistency, the temperature of the liquid (typically petroleum or alcohol) is understood to be 15.6 °C (60 °F) at the time of measurement.

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