How Much Does Water Weigh?

In order to calculate the exact weight of water, you must focus on the quantity. An online converter can help express the weight of water using different measurements. Simply enter the quantity of water into the converter and choose the weight measurements you’d like to calculate.


For example, 1 liter of water weighs [1]:

0.264 Gallons
1,000 Grams
1 Kilograms
2.204 Pounds

10 liters of water weigh:

2.641 Gallons
10,000 Grams
10 Kilograms
22.045 Pounds

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the weight of water changes slightly with varying temperatures. For example, water weighs 62.416 pounds per cubic foot at 32°F and 61.998 pounds per cubic foot at 100°F [2].

Sources:
[1] http://www.onlineconversion.com/waterweight.htm
[2] http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/waterproperties.html

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