US Pints



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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.

Unit System

Imperial

Definition

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

Base Unit

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.

More Information

Wikipedia: Imperial Pint

UK Weights & Measures Act 1824

Global Adoption

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.

Unit System

US Customary

Definition

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

Base Unit

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.

More Information

Wikipedia: US Pint

Global Adoption

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 ptUS pt
11.20
22.40
33.60
44.80
56.00
67.21
78.41
89.61
910.81
1012.01
UK ptUS pt
1012.01
2024.02
3036.03
4048.04
5060.05
6072.06
7084.07
8096.08
90108.09
100120.09
UK ptUS pt
100120.09
200240.19
300360.28
400480.38
500600.47
600720.57
700840.66
800960.76
9001,080.85
1,0001,200.95
Common Values US pt to UK pt
US ptUK pt
10.83
21.67
32.50
43.33
54.16
65.00
75.83
86.66
97.49
108.33
US ptUK pt
108.33
2016.65
3024.98
4033.31
5041.63
6049.96
7058.29
8066.61
9074.94
10083.27
US ptUK pt
10083.27
200166.53
300249.80
400333.07
500416.34
600499.60
700582.87
800666.14
900749.41
1,000832.67
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