Convert Litres (L) to US Dry Gallons (dry gal) | L in dry gal

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# Let's convert Litres (L) to US Dry Gallons (dry gal)

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

## Quick Reference for Converting Litres to US Dry Gallons

Formula
dry gal = L / 4.4
Quick Rough Maths
To get the US Dry Gallons, divide the number of Litres by 4.4
Litres (L) in 1 US Dry Gallon
There are 4.4 Litres in 1 US Dry Gallon
US Dry Gallons (dry gal) in 1 Litre
There are 0.23 US Dry Gallons 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'.

US Dry Gallon
/drʌɪˈɡalən/
Symbol: dry gal
Unit System: US Customary

### What is the US Dry Gallon?

The US dry gallon is a unit of volume in the US customary unit system with the symbol dry gal.

The dry gallon is equal to 268.8025‬ in³ or 4.404 L.

The US dry gallon is not used anywhere any more - the unit below is the dry pint and the unit above is the bushel.

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