How much is a pint of water?

The value of a liquid pint of water, imperial pint, and how much they measure has quite some confusion around them. A unit of volume or capacity in the imperial and United States customary measurements is a pint. A pint equals different values in different measuring systems. The standard or traditional value of one pint or liquid pint equals one-eighth of a gallon. It must be noted that the imperial pint consists of a value of 20% larger than the US liquid pint.

We will discuss in this article what imperial pint consists, how many cups make one pint of water, how many milliliters a pint equals, and more.

Let us take a look at the pint value, simple conversions, and how much water weighs or a pint is equal to when their conversion factor is to US fluid ounces, in the British empire, SI derived unit, etc.

What does pint mean for dehumidifier?

The amount of moisture in pints that can be removed from an area over a period of 24 hours is the pint capacity of a dehumidifier. Although the pint capacity of a unit is designed, the amount of water or pints of water extracted from the air is relative based on the humidity level in the atmosphere.

Convert 1 pint to:

Pints can be converted to other measurement values in the metric system using the conversion chart. The values in the conversion chart can help you to convert a liquid pint or a fluid pint to fluid ounces, grams, and other measuring values in the metric system.

Be it milk, beer, distilled water, cold water, or any other drink. Your answer to measure 1 pint in other values can be done by using the legally defined values in the conversion chart.

1. Ml

I pint equals 568 ml. This unit of volume in the imperial and US customary system of units is approximately equal to 568 ml as the imperial pint. While the liquid pint equals 473 ml, the dry pints value is 551 ml in the United States.

2. Cups

There are 0.5 pints in one cup. While converting between US liquid pint and US cups, the answer is there are 2 cups in 1 pint of water.

3. Oz

Converting a pint measurement to fluid ounces is simple. You have to multiply the volume by the conversion ratio to get the value in fluid ounces. The pints multiplied by 16 will give you the volume on fluid ounces.

Therefore 1 pint is equal to 16 ounces.

4. Litre

The conversion factor to change from pints to liters is easy. The pints multiplied by 0.473176 will give the volume in liters.

One pint equals 0.473176 liters.

5. Grams

Multiplying the volume by 473.176473 times the density of the ingredient or material can help to convert pints to gram measurement. The final conversion value that you get depends on how many grams you want to convert to pints.

Why are dehumidifiers measured in pints?

water extraction and measurement

To measure the moisture extraction rate of dehumidifiers in pints is the most convenient system of measuring the fluid collected.

FAQ Section

1. How big is a gallon?

The US liquid gallon and US liquid pint equal different measures. It is 16.6% lighter than the imperial gallon.

The US gallon or gallon in the popular saying is defined as 231 cubic inches. This is exactly equal to 3.785411784 liters. Therefore, a US liquid gallon of pure water weighs 8.34 pounds or 3.78 kilograms at 62 °F (17 °C). This weight makes the US gallon 16.6% lighter than the imperial gallon.

2. Is a pint the same as a quart?

Among the list of measurements of volume and capacity, you can also find pints and quarts. As aforementioned, the US customary system and the imperial system have different definitions for the gallons. However, the relationship between pints and quarts does not get affected.There are 2 pints in 1 quart. There, a 1 quart is not the same as 1 pint.

3. How much does a 20 pint dehumidifier cover?

The capacity of each dehumidifier unit will differ based on the number of pints of water the unit can extract and the capacity of the water tank. How many gallons of water the tank can hold will also vary across units and companies.

A regular 20-pint dehumidifier can expect to extract 22 pints to 30 pints of water. They are usually equipped to cover an area of 1000 to 1,500 square feet and come with a water tank that can hold 1 gallon of water.

One can expect a slight change in these measurements and capacities between brands and companies.

4. How much humidity is in a pint?

If the room is a humid climate, it may have 10 pints in it. This is how the capacity of the dehumidifier required for a room is calculated by meaning an approximate value for the humidity level in the room.

5. Which is the largest pint dehumidifier?

Dehumidifiers come in different capacities. The largest pint dehumidifier is 70-pint units. 70-pint units can extract 70 to 80 pints of water from the air. These units are best suitable for large areas like an entire home, warehouses, etc.

Wrapping Up

That’s a wrap on the article. We trust you have a fair idea of what pints are being measured, the US dry pints, fluid ounces, and ways to convert pints to other measuring systems.


About The Author

Olivia — a self-confessed air quality addict — is a home climate enthusiast, fresh air advocate, and someone with deep personal experience and knowledge about mold extermination. Her work was mentioned in countless notable humidity publications. Previously she was an editor at Mold Remediation.