The gallons to liters converter is a simple tool to convert gallons to liters. It works by taking the input value in gallons and applying the conversion factor of 3.785411784 liters per gallon. The converter calculates the equivalent volume in liters and displays the result.
Below, you will find information on how many liters are in a gallon and how to accurately convert gallons to liters and vice versa.
How many liters in a gallon and how to convert gallons to liters?
There are 3.785411784 liters in a gallon. To convert gallons to liters, multiply the gallon value by 3.785411784.
For example, to convert 2 gallons to liters, you can use the following formula:
liter = gallon * 3.785411784
multiply 2 by 3.785411784:
liter = 2 * 3.785411784 ≈ 7.571
Therefore, 2 gallons equal to 7.571 liters.
Using the simple formula below, you can easily convert gallons to liters.
gallons to liters conversion formula:
liter = gallon * 3.785411784
To convert between imperial gallons and liters, please visit imperial gallons to litres converter.
US Gallons vs Imperial Gallons:
The difference in sizes between the US and Imperial gallons stems from historical and regional differences in measurement standards. The US gallon is based on the Queen Anne wine gallon, while the Imperial gallon is based on the older British wine gallon.
US Gallon: The US gallon is a unit of volume equal to 231 cubic inches or approximately 3.78541 liters. This is the most commonly used gallon in the United States.
Imperial Gallon: The Imperial gallon is a unit of volume measurement historically used in the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth countries. It is defined as 4.54609 liters, which is approximately 20% larger than the US gallon.
As a result of these historical differences, it's important to be aware of which gallon measurement is being used in a given context, as the volume difference can impact calculations and conversions involving liquid volumes.
How to convert liters to gallons?
1 Liter is equal to 0.2641720523 US gallon. To convert liters to gallons, multiply the liter value by 0.2641720523 or divide by 3.785411784.
For example, to convert 3 liters to gallons, you can use the following formula:
gallon =liter * 0.2641720523
multiply 3 by 0.2641720523:
gallon = 3 * 0.2641720523 ≈ 0.7925
Therefore, 3 liters equal to 0.7925 gallon.
Using the simple formulas below, you can easily convert liters to gallons.
liters to gallons conversion formula:
gallon = liter * 0.2641720523
gallon = liter / 3.785411784
What is a Gallon?
Gallon is an imperial and United States Customary measurement systems volume unit. 1 US fluid gallon = 3.785411784 Liters. 1 Imperial gallon = 4.54609 Liters. The symbol is "gal".
To convert between US and UK gallons, please visit us gallons to uk gallons conversion.
What is a Liter?
Liter is a metric system volume unit. 1 Liter = 0.2641720523 US fluid gallon. 1 Liter = 0.2199692483 Imperial gallon. The symbol is "L".
To convert between all volume units, please visit all volume units conversion.
Below, you have the option to create your own customized gallons to liters conversion table to meet your specific needs. This feature allows you to set the starting value, choose the increments between each entry, and select the desired level of accuracy. By tailoring the table according to your preferences, you can generate precise and personalized conversion results.