Convert Litres (L) to Pints (US Dry) (dry pt) | L in dry pt

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# Let's convert Litres (L) to Pints (US Dry) (dry pt)

This quick and easy calculator will convert Litres (L) to Pints (US Dry) (dry pt) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

## Quick Reference for Converting Litres to Pints (US Dry)

Formula
dry pt = L x 1.82
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Pints (US Dry), multiply the number of Litres by 1.8
Litres (L) in 1 Pint (US Dry)
There are 0.55 Litres in 1 Pint (US Dry)
Pints (US Dry) (dry pt) in 1 Litre
There are 1.82 Pints (US Dry) 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'.

Pint (US Dry)
/pʌɪnt/
Symbol: dry pt
Unit System: US Customary

### What is the Pint (US Dry)?

The US dry pint is a unit of volume in the US customary system with the symbol dry pt.

1 US dry pint is equal to 1/8 of a dry gallon. This is equal to 1/2 US dry quart or 33.6003125 in³.

The dry pint was derived from the the British corn gallon which was 1/8 the standard 'Winchester' bushel or corn. This was the equivalent of 268.8 in³ when in dry form.

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