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# How can I convert cubic feet of dirt into yards or tons?

 +1 vote! +7 you voted Answer by  Karces (24) To convert cubic feet into cubic yards you have to multiple the number of cubic feet with 0.037037037. To convert a cubic feet of dirt into tons you have multiple the number of cubic feet with 0.0544.

 +1 vote! +6 you voted Answer by  kent16 (178) A yard of dirt is 3 feet by 3 feet by 3 feet, or 27 cubic feet. Dirt weighs 100 pounds per cubic foot (+- 25), so rougly 1.4 tons

 +1 vote! +5 you voted Answer by  cherry (102) one cubic feet is equal to 0.21875 tons. Just multiply cubic feet by 0.21875.To convert it to short tons,multiply it by 0.245

 +1 vote! +5 you voted Answer by  Liz59 (10966) Well basically get a hold of a conversion calculator and do the conversion. One ton= 40 cubic feet that should help.

 +1 vote! +5 you voted Answer by  LeheckaG (1826) 1 cubic yard = 3 feet x 3 feet x 3 feet = 27 cubic feet Moisture content & which kind of "dirt" affects how many tons a cubic yard weighs, but a common industry estimate is: 1 cubic yard = 1-1/2 "short" (2,000 pound) tons = 3,000 pounds.

 +1 vote! +5 you voted Answer by  stevenmiller065 (41) One may convert cubic feet into cubic yards by dividing by the number three since 3 cubic feet is equal to one cubic yard. So, three cubic feet divided by three equals one cubic yard.

One cubic yard is equal to 27 cubic feet. one cubic yard is 3 ft x 3 ft x 3 ft = 27 cubic feet.  add a comment

 +1 vote! +5 you voted Answer by  JacobH (25) You are just going to have to weigh the pounds. But you can find the cubic feet and divide by 3 to get cubic yards

 +1 vote! +4 you voted Answer by  lynn (821) If my math is correct three cubic feet would equal one cubic yard cause there are three feet in a yard but since tons is a weight measurement I don't know how that could be converted properly.

 +1 vote! +3 you voted Answer by  mansi (521) Converting cubic feet of dirt to yards: There are 3 feet to a yard. There are 9 square feet in a square yard There are 27 cubic feet in a cubic yard. Converting cubic feet of dirt to tons: Rate of Aggregates @ Rs.15.50 per cubic feet to tonne