Convert Litres (L) to US Fluid Ounce (fl oz) | L in fl oz

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# Let's convert Litres (L) to US Fluid Ounce (fl oz)

This quick and easy calculator will convert Litres (L) to US Fluid Ounce (fl oz) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

## Quick Reference for Converting Litres to US Fluid Ounce

Formula
fl oz = L x 33.81
Quick Rough Maths
To get the US Fluid Ounce, multiply the number of Litres by 33.8
Litres (L) in 1 Fluid Ounce
There are 0.03 Litres in 1 Fluid Ounce
US Fluid Ounce (fl oz) in 1 Litre
There are 33.81 US Fluid Ounce in 1 Litre

## Unit Information

Litre
/ˈliːtə/
Symbol: L
Unit System: Non-SI Metric

### What is the Litre?

The litre (or liter; US spelling) is a unit of volume and is a non-SI metric unit with the symbol L).

1 litre is equal to the volume in a cube with edges all measuring 10cm. There are 0.22 imperial gallons in a litre. Conversely, 1 imperial gallon is equal to 4.5461 gallons.

1 litre of water weights exactly 1 kilogram.

After the metric system was introduced in France in 1791, it took a couple of years for the entire country to implement it in everyday use. After much backlash, it was decided that the cubic metre was too big for everyday use. By 1795 it was announced that the former 'cadil' (0.001 cubic metres) had been given a new name; 'litre'.

Fluid Ounce
/ˈfluːɪd aʊns/
Symbol: fl oz
Unit System: US Customary

### What is the Fluid Ounce?

The US fluid ounce is a unit of volume in the US customary unit system with the symbol fl oz.

Primarily used for measuring the volume or capacity of liquids, 1 US fluid ounce is equal to 29.57353 ml. It is also equal to 1.040843 imperial fluid ounces.

1 US fluid ounce is equal to 1/16 imperial pint, 1/32 imperial quart and 1/128 imperial gallon.

The fluid ounce was originally defined by the volume taken up by one ounce of a substance. Of course this would be different depending on the density of that substance; for example England used wine whereas Scotland used water to establish this measure.

The US fluid ounce is derived from the US gallon; which was originally based on the English wine gallon (231 cubic inches).

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