# How much does a gallon of whole milk weigh?

A US gallon of milk weighs about 8.5 - 8.8 lb, but it's all based on how much fat it has in it.

### How much does a gallon of milk weigh?

The weight of a gallon of milk is only slightly greater than a gallon of water, about 3% more. A US gallon with 2% milkfat weighs about 8.4 pounds, compared to 8.6 pounds for "whole milk" and 8.35 pounds for a gallon of water. Milk is 87 % water, thus a gallon of milk will not differ from milk much. The 8.6 lbs/gal factor (whole milk) is correct. The weight increases as fat is removed…

### How much does a 1 gallon jug full of milk weigh in the US?

The weight of the milk depends on the volume and density of the milk - in this case we are given a volume of 1 US gallon so we just need the density to finish the calculation: The density of milk depends on fat content and its type. The density varies from 1.032kg/L (whole milk) to 1.035kg/L (skim milk). This can go as low as 1.026kg/L under certain conditions, but a low density could also…

### How much does 1 pint of milk weigh UK?

An Imperial gallon is the volume of ten pounds of water. One pint of water weighs 1.25 pounds, 20 ounces. 1 pint of skim milk is nearly the same weight (20.4 to 20.6 ounces). 1 pint of whole (3.5% fat) milk is actually slightly less, fat floats as you know. At a specific gravity of 1.01 the whole milk would weigh about 20.2 ounces. light cream weighs about the same as water and heavy cream…