Barrel (UK) conversions
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About barrel (UK)
The barrel (UK), or Imperial barrel, is a unit of volume in the Imperial system of units equal to 0.16365924 cubic meters (1 imp bl = 0.16365924 m3), the derived unit of volume in the International System of Units (SI).
The barrel (UK) is also equal to 163,659.24 cubic centimeters (cm3), or 1.6365924 × 10-4 cubic decameters (dam3) or 1.6365924 × 10-10 cubic kilometers (km3) (units of volume in the SI), or 163.65924 liters (L), or 16.365924 decaliters (daL), or 1.6365924 hectoliters (hL) or 0.16365924 kiloliters (kL), which are units of volume in the metric system.
The barrel definition varies depending on the system of units used, as follows:
- The US fluid barrel or barrel (US fluid), equal to 31.5 US liquid gallons or 0.119240471 kiloliters
- The US dry barrel or barrel (US dry), equal to 26.25 US dry gallons or 0.115628199 kiloliters
- The Imperial barrel or barrel (UK), equal to 36 UK gallons or 0.16365924 kiloliters
- The petroleum barrel or barrel (oil), equal to 42 US liquid gallons or 0.158987295 kiloliters
Plural: barrels (UK)
Also known as: barrel (UK) (plural: barrels (UK))