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## UK Pints

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Conversion Formulae

The conversion formula for UK Imperial pint (UK pt) to US Customary pints (US pt) conversions is as follows:

• 1 UK Imperial pint = 1.200949926 US Customary pints

The conversion formula for US Customary pints (US pt) to UK Imperial pint (UK pt) conversions is as follows:

• 1 US Customary pint = 0.832674185 UK Imperial pints

Accuracy to 9 decimal places

UK Imperial Pints

The Imperial (UK) pint is a measure of liquid volume equal to 1/8th of a gallon. UK pints are most commonly associated with milk and beer.

Imperial

### Definition

The Imperial (UK) pint is defined as 1/8th of an Imperial gallon.

Imperial Gallon

### Abbreviation

Formal: pt

The abbreviation p is also sometimes seen. When both UK and US pints are likely to be seen together UK pt or Imp pt and US pt are used.

### Information

The UK pint is 1/8th of a UK gallon and is equal to 20 fluid ounces (as opposed to the US pint of 16 fluid ounces). Imperial liquid volume measures have their roots in the Weights and Measures act of 1824 which defined the UK gallon based on the ale gallon in use at the time (the US gallon is based on the wine gallon).

In 1985 a new weights and measures act redefined the gallon in terms of metric measures, so that the UK pint is now exactly 0.56826125 litres.

Wikipedia: Imperial Pint

UK Weights & Measures Act 1824

Imperial pints are no longer in use apart from some special cases including milk sold in returnable bottles, beer and cider. UK legislation has enacted the right to sell beer and cider in Imperial pints in perpetuity.

### Conversion Formulae

• 1 imperial pint = 20 imperial fluid ounces
• 1 imperial pint = 4 imperial gills
• 1 imperial pint = 0.5 imperial quarts
• 1 imperial pint = 0.125 imperial gallons
• 1 imperial fluid ounce = 0.05 imperial pints
• 1 imperial gill = 0.25 imperial pints
• 1 imperial quart = 2 imperial pints
• 1 imperial gallon = 8 imperial pints
US Pints

The US Customary pint is a measure of liquid volume equal to 1/8th of a US gallon.

US Customary

### Definition

The US Customary pint is defined as 1/8th of a US Customary gallon.

US Liquid Gallon

### Abbreviation

Formal: pt

The abbreviation p is also sometimes seen. When both UK and US pints are likely to be seen together UK pt or Imp pt and US pt are used.

### Information

The US pint is 1/8th of a US gallon and is equal to 16 fluid ounces (as opposed to the UK pint of 20 fluid ounces). US Customary liquid volume measures have their roots in the Queen Anne wine gallon defined in 1707 as 231 cubic inches.

US Customary measurements are now defined in terms of SI metric units and the US pint is exactly 0.473176473 litres.

Wikipedia: US Pint

US Customary pints are in daily use in the United States, Liberia and dependent territories.

### Conversion Formulae

• 1 US pint = 16 US fluid ounces
• 1 US pint = 4 US gills
• 1 US pint = 2 US cups
• 1 US pint = 0.5 US quarts
• 1 US pint = 0.125 US gallons
• 1 US fluid ounce = 0.0625 US pints
• 1 US gill = 0.25 US pints
• 1 US cup = 0.5 US pints
• 1 US quart = 2 US pints
• 1 US gallon = 8 US pints
Common Values UK pt to US pt
 UK pt US pt 1 1.20 2 2.40 3 3.60 4 4.80 5 6.00 6 7.21 7 8.41 8 9.61 9 10.81 10 12.01
 UK pt US pt 10 12.01 20 24.02 30 36.03 40 48.04 50 60.05 60 72.06 70 84.07 80 96.08 90 108.09 100 120.09
 UK pt US pt 100 120.09 200 240.19 300 360.28 400 480.38 500 600.47 600 720.57 700 840.66 800 960.76 900 1,080.85 1,000 1,200.95
Common Values US pt to UK pt
 US pt UK pt 1 0.83 2 1.67 3 2.50 4 3.33 5 4.16 6 5.00 7 5.83 8 6.66 9 7.49 10 8.33
 US pt UK pt 10 8.33 20 16.65 30 24.98 40 33.31 50 41.63 60 49.96 70 58.29 80 66.61 90 74.94 100 83.27
 US pt UK pt 100 83.27 200 166.53 300 249.80 400 333.07 500 416.34 600 499.60 700 582.87 800 666.14 900 749.41 1,000 832.67